The Provence wine region is a vast area in the south-eastern part of France. The area stretches from Arles to Nice, where the wines are influenced by the mediterranean climate, and from the Luberon to les Alpes Maritimes, which is situated towards and within the foothills of the Alps. This part of France is famous for the 'mistral' winds, which plays a great part in growing the grapes for Provence wine production. There is a high demand for many Provence wines, white, red or rose, which can offer an amazing quality provided which the wine growers concentrate on. The contrasting styles of the wines made in this large region are quite extraordinary and have a promising future for the local winemakers. The Provence wine region has a variety of exciting producers and is a fantastic place to discover both through its wine, food and its scenery.