En Route in Provence

A road trip through some of Southern France's best vacation terroirs
Jun 30, 2014

When it comes to dream destinations, few have been mythologized as much as France's Provence. This sprawling, sun-splashed Mediterranean region—bursting with olive groves, orchards, wild herbs, vineyards and antique stone villages where pastis and rosé flow—has for generations drawn moguls, movie stars and legions of tourists in search of a piece of the good life. Yet Provence has managed to keep its authentic heart intact as it has evolved. Wine Spectator's Robert Camuto explains.

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