Pierre Hourlier Wines

Provence Wine

  The Provence wine region is a vast area in the southern eastern part of France that includes a variety of small to large Appellations such as Cassis, Bandol, Bellet, Coteaux du Ventoux, Coteaux d'Aix en Provence. 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 wind which plays a great part in growing the grapes for Provence wine production. There are many wines; white, red or rose, which can offer an amazing quality provided that the wine growers concentrate on making wine and not just supplying the tourists with mass production rose Provence wine, for which there is great demand. 

The contrasting styles of the wines made in this large region are quite extraordinary and have a promising future for those who want to make quality wines. 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.