Episode 6: Olive Oil with Benedictine Monks
This month we spent a lovely autumn afternoon with the Benedictine Monks at the Monastary Sainte Marie Madeleine, learning all about their tradition of making authentic Provençal olive oil.
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Episode 5: Vendange at Château La Nerthe
Lost in Provence visits master winemaker Christian Voeux at Château La Nerthe in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Christian has over 40 years of winemaking experience, and has spent the last eight years at La Nerthe making fine wines with his personal touch.
We join Christian in the vineyard for his final day of the 2015 vendange--his last harvest as general manager and winemaker at Château La Nerthe.
Episode 4: Lavender Harvest
Lost in Provence host Bill Flanagan explores the world of lavender. Meet a farmer who grows fields of fine lavender, discover a traditional distillery that extracts the essential oils using age old methods, and celebrate with people from around the world at the annual Fête de la Lavande in the Provençal village of Sault.
If you love the fragrant flower that locals call "purple gold" you will love this episode of Lost in Provence.
Episode 3: The Abbaye Saint-André
The Abbaye Saint-André sits directly across the Rhone river from the Pope's Palace in Avignon. Owners Marie and Gustave Viennet take us on a walk through the lovely gardens and abbatial palace as they share its fascinating and mysterious history.
Part 1: The Gardens
Part 2: The Chateau
Episode 2: Favolsa Pizza
Bill joins chef Rudy Salomon at Favolsa Pizza in the charming village of Bédoin, where they visit the local market and shop for regional ingredients to prepare the ultimate Mediterranean pizza.
Episode 1: The Clos de Trias Winery
Join host Bill Flanagan for a visit to the Clos de Trias winery in the lovely provençal village of Le Barroux where winemaker Even Bakke takes us on a tour of his winery and discusses his unique method of organic/biodynamic winemaking.
Get lost with us as we take wrong turns, wander down back roads, turn off the GPS, and discover the hidden places of beautiful Provence, France.
Filmmakers Bill Flanagan and Kendrick Wallace explore Provence through the eyes of expats who have left the bustle of life in California for "la vie belle" in France.
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