Provence Journals


A September 2003 trip to Provence by David J.

Winery sign Photo, Provence, France More Photos
Quote: This was seven days spent relaxing, eating, and enjoying time with friends.
Winery sign Photo, Provence, France
What's a trip to Provence without some wine tasting? Domaine de Durban (located in Beaumes-de-Venise) and Caveau (in Seguret) are located in between Carpentras and Vaison-la-Romaine. I'm no wine connoisseur, so I cannot provide an informed critique, but I can say that the hosts were very gracious and hospitable. The wineries provided a nice excuse for a day trip and, with very little trouble, we were able to find them both. Although we were in Provence for a full seven days, I never tired of the scenery. Not only did the mountains provide breathtaking views, but I was always impressed by centuries-old fortresses that held firmly to the mountaintops. In this case, the journey was truly as impo...Read More