What a night! For over seven hours Cotignac was partying the night away in epic fashion. We loved all the pink-clad men and women, the groovy tunes by DJ Nick Boot (UK DJs Abroad) https://www.facebook.com/ukdjsabroad/, and all the top quality local rosé producers and the best of Mirabeau-en-Provence wine too. For three euros anyone could buy a glass with their choice of rosé wine (and get to take the souvenir glass home). Two euros topped the glass up. The ambiance and the decoration, the great wine and music combined really got everyone in such a good mood it was a joy to be part of! There were pink Italian sandwiches, hamburgers, shaved ice cream with water melon, and lots more in the name of food stands and food trucks too. Locals and tourists alike were all having a blast and the good vibes continued into the wee hours. La vie en rosé is alive and well in Cotignac!
I love a good rosé but sometimes feel like the world of oenology and viticulture is a too complicated collage of mystery and secrecy to ever feel knowledgeable enough about wine. I know I prefer a Pinot Noir to Cabernet, and Chablis to Sancerre but when I first arrived in the Var, I didn’t know much about how wine was really made.
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Local celebrity Stephen Cronk (of Mirabeau Wine) shows us how to easily open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew
Entering the property of Chateau Marguï was like being teleported to fairy-tale-land where you might expect Shrek or Donkey to jump out at you with a cheesy smile.
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