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Lulu's Kitchen - Hawai Magazine 2014

"Lulu's Kitchen" publisher 's note from Diane Haynes Woodburn - Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine vol.18 No. 6 Dec.2014

Extract :"I drink only wine and Champagne," Lulu tells us, her daughter Veronique translating the French to English. "No water." Lulu cannot be more than 4' 10", yet this diminutive ninety -six-year-old commands the room with contagious vivacity.

Wine Spectator - 2014
Wine Spectator - 2014

Provence has made a name with rosé, but it's aIso home to one of southern France's most agreable reds : Bandol. Mourvèdre is king of this tiny appellation centered on the resort town of Bandol, accounting for at !east 50 percent of the blend in most bottlings, with some producers using up to 95 percent. The
area's other allowed grape va rieti es, including Grenache and Cinsault, play second fiddle. Mouvèdre is a demanding grape. Late-ripening and naturally low-yielding, the variety typically produces fruit with formidable tannins...

Wine Spectator 2013

In Bandol, no other winery rivais the influence of Domaine Tempier in defining the identity of the appellation. Yet it was only a little more than a decade ago when Tempier, which makes profound, complex reds based on Mourvèdre, faced a collision of forces that threatened its future-and perhaps its survival.

France magazine - Spring 2009

Lulu Peyraud, the subject of Richard Olney's Lulu's Provençal Table, has long been regarded che doyenne of la cuisine bourgeoise. c 92, chere is still an Ünfaltering rhythm to her cooking, which has always been inspired by frugalicy without ever appearing so "Having raised a large family, 1 have learned a few culinary tricks; for example to brown a lamb bone before putting it in a vegetable soup co cook. Or how to combine...

Sommeliers International
Sommeliers International 2009

Over the years, the Peyrauds have acquired three old-vine Mourvèdre vineyards Tourtine, Migoua, and Cabassou—which they bottle individually to great acclaim. These are the unoffi cial grands crus of Provence. 
Domaine Tempier Bandol rosé 2008 : Vibrant salmon-pink, with aromas of sour cherry, strawberry, watermelon, lemon, and freshly ground and whole black peppercorns. On the palate, this full-bodied rosé offers ...