Is Provence in the north or south of France? – South
What is the traditional language of Provence? – Provencal
Which 2 renowned celebrities are amongst the newest winemakers in Provence? – Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
How did the name Provence come into existence? – Provence was named by the Romans following their conquering during the expansion of the Roman Empire. The Romans initially named the area as Provincia Nostra, which means ‘our Province’.
What are some classical Provencal favourite cuisines? – Bouillabaisse Marseillaise (Mediterranean fish soup), Ratatouille (chopped and stewed tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, zucchini and aubergines); and Lapin Provencal (rabbit stew).
The most expensive rose wine in the world is produced in Provence. Made by Chateau D’Esclans, the makers of the world renowned Whispering Angel, a bottle of Garrus is the most pricey rose available.