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I founded my tour business, Provence Cultural Tours, a few years after moving to France in 2003 and have been enthusiastically leading cultural tours and foodie forays ever since!

I thank my parents for giving me an appreciation of the countryside, having been raised on a farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  I have always been keenly interested in fine food and wine, how things are grown and produced.


After graduating from the University of Boulder, Colorado, I began a career in Marketing, but my passion for the culinary arts, led me to eventually manage a French Bistro, and launch a career as a food professional, first in the US, then in France. I am an avid world traveler, who loves discovering the cuisine and wine of other countries.  At home in Provence, I enjoy meeting local people in Provence, farmers, foraging in the countryside, and spending time around the table enjoying meals with family and friends.

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