The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is situated in south-eastern France, bounded to the east by the Italian border, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea and by the principality of Monaco, to the north by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, and to the west by Occitania, with the Rhône river marking its westernmost border.
Olives de Nice
Olives de Nice are known for their fruity flavor and crunchy texture and are known around the world for their use in recipes like salade niçoise.
This wine made in the south east of France, around five towns in the department Vaucluse, is also the first French good to have been protected by a quality sign. It is actually thanks to some defenders of the wine, that the French label, Controlled Designation of Origin, was created in 1936.
Lavender Essential Oil from Haute-Provence
Lavender has been cultivated in Haute-Provence (Southeastern France) since the 19th century. Its essential oil is considered to be one of the finest and most delicate by perfume creators. The “Haute-Provence Lavender Essential Oil” received the “appellation d’origine contrôlée – AOC”, the French equivalent of the European “Protected Designation of Origin – PDO” in 1981.