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A New Season in the Luberon

One can feel it is a new season, as an autumnal mist settles across the Luberon. It is not difficult to see how the area inspired Peter Mayle's classic "A Year in Provence" or wonder why it became a hideaway for Picasso and his lover. As the change in season leads to...

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End of the Season

There is a definite end of season vibe in London as London Fashion Week came to an end, the nights are starting to draw in and the weather is cooler. We reflect on a successful fast-paced summer that has seen our Rosé wine fly out of the door faster than you can say...

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Abstract Expressionism

Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts is unmissable. We were there last night - go, feast your eyes. From 24th September 2016 to 2nd January 2017. See more here.      

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Happy Days!

Happy Days in Ménerbes! Mervyn and Jeanne enjoying the vines... That's what they love... This is what they believe, 'We came, we grow, we make our wine with love. It is all about the passion and obsession.'     See this link to Our Land, giving a description...

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Do You Judge A Book By Its Cover?

I remember from an early age being advised never to judge a book by its cover – this of course being a metaphor from judging anything from piece of artwork to a meal or a pair of shoes or even a bottle of wine from that first, brief glance. Did you know it only takes...

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Introducing JJ Mousseux

As you may already have heard on the grapevine, we are expanding the Domaine des Jeanne collection this year.  Pink-obsessed with already two blends to our name, the next step was natural – sparkling wine.  Anything with bubbles is elegant and pink sparkling adds a...

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Say hello to JJ Rosé!

In celebration of 2016, we are refreshing this years' vintage with a brand new look. We are delighted to present to you four stunning wines from our 2015 harvest to be titled - JJ. JJ Rosé Tradition and JJ Rosé Prestige for 2015 are our finest incarnations yet....

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The Rosé Season

With summer well and truly upon us and with the glorious (if intermittent) sunny days we have experienced so far, rosé wine is flying off the shelves. From the 2014 vintage, we have produced two stunning rosés - our Traditional and the Prestige blend. Our Traditional...

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A Rosé Winter

Already here in the UK winter is creeping up on us, the days are getting shorter and there is a distinct chill in the air. It had me reminiscing trips to Provence; the stunning blue sky contrasting the green vines and purple grapes and the beautiful warmth of the sun...

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December Fairs

With Christmas around the corner, it is time to start getting presents sorted out for loved ones. Why not give the gift of rosé wine or extra virgin olive oil? We will be participating at a selection of Christmas Fairs throughout December. If you are free pop over and...

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