Behind the Scenes in Provence
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The online ticket sales for this world renowned music festival which runs from July 5 - 25, 2011 open at NOON (French time) on January 28th , 2011 www.festival-aix.com.
Independant winegrowers from the Bouches du Rhones, Var, Vaucluse, Alps de Haute Provence and Corsica will be exhibiting their wine in Marseilles on February 7 and 8th at the Pharo http://palaisdupharo.marseille.fr.
The 18th edition of Millesime Bio will be held in Montpellier from 24-26 January 2011. 560 vineyards from 12 countries will be present. The show is open exclusively to wine producers who use organic grapes. In accordance with current European legislation a vineyard only qualifies after 3 years of organic farming.
The Domaine de Beaurenard (www.beaurenard.fr) which had been a family run estate for 8 generations is holding an open house this weekend. In addition to visiting the wine cellars and taking part in a wine tasting you can also sign up for a visit of the grounds with one of the Coulon Family members.