Useful Links

Visit the sites below to discover more about our area, the people we choose to work with; or simply to browse the best of on-line general and Rhone specific wine resources:

Rhone wine specific sites of interest

Facts & figures on Rhone wines from Inter-Rhone, the Rhone wine marketing body:

www.vins-rhone.com

Site run by the federation of CNP producers:
www.chateauneufdupape.com

Site hosted by syndicate of Gigondas producers:
www.gigondas-vin.com

A subscription site from the Rhone’s most experienced taster John Livingstone-Learmonth (excellent tasting notes):
www.drinkrhone.com

A free site in Danish/English from fanatical “Rhonephile” Soren Gudiksen (sensationally comprehensive directory of everything southern Rhone):
www.chateauneuf.dk

A favourite UK wine merchant that majors on the Rhone:
www.yapp.co.uk

Our Partner Sites

These sites reflect La Madelene’s current line up of wine tour partners as well as those who partner us with various events/retreats:

Robert and Joy Pygott our expert Burgundy tour guide colleagues (see – Burgundy/Rhone):
www.burgundydiscovery.com

Our Loire wine tour partners Micaela Frow and Sue Hunt (see – Loire/Rhone):
www.lagrandemaison.com

We have enjoyed a long standing collaboration with David and Lynne Hammond  – they currently provide our excellent Burgundy Masterclass ( see – Burgundyclass)
www.bringingburgundytoyou.com

A first rate general Provence tour company run by bi-lingual American Emily Durand:
www.yourprivateprovence.com

An eclectic, bespoke tour company offering everything from cycling to gourmet , fashion and art. Run by the dynamic Jill Murwin:
www.chasingatlas.com

One of the best of the cycling tour companies, France, Spain USA and more:
www.duckstore-productions.com

Gayle Olsen’s yoga retreats are held in some the world’s most fabulous locations ( including La Madelene):
www.exoticyogaretreats.com

Multi talented Julia ( yoga teacher/artist/top level cyclist) also offers yoga retreats at La Madelene:
www.juliaingersoll.com

Julian Merrow-Smith and Ruth Philips run very popular workshops around Julian’s plein-air painting expertise:
www.shiftinglight.com

Our neighbors and producers of the fabulous olive oil we serve to our guests Bernard and Christine Bijaoui:
www.laboissiereprovence.com

Foodie heaven : some favourite shops and cavistes

Vaison-la-Romaine’s wonderful cheese specialist run by celebrated “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” Josiane Deal:
www.lucanesteou.com

Chocolate addicts heaven…and the best macaroons of the area:
www.peyrerol.com

Oasis in Carpentras and now Isle sur la Sorgues: very stylish tea room with fab cakes, “fruits confites” and much more…
www.patisserie-jouvaud.com

The best caviste (wine retailer) and wine bar combined in our area run by the extremely knowledgable Matthieu Schillinger
www.arbreavins.com

General wine related sites

www.erobertparker.com

www.jancisrobinson.com

www.wsetglobal.com

www.wine-searcher.com

www.wine-spectator.com

www.decanter.com

www.thewinedoctor.com (Chris Kissack)

www.wine-pages.com (Tom Cannavan)

www.wineanorak.com (Jamie Good)

Recommended Wine Tours in other Countries

www.tuscan-wine-tours.com

www.winetoursvalparaiso.cl

France – General

www.frenchentree.com

Provence/Vaucluse Area

www.vaison-la-romaine.com

www.ot-avignon.fr

www.provenceweb.fr/f/vaucluse/malaucene

www.provencebeyond.com

www.ventoux-en-provence.com

This is an excellent English language on-line journal/blog covering all aspects of Provencal life, produced by American (living in St.Remy) Julie Mautner.
www.theprovencepost.com

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