Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven or deep-sided roasting pan over medium-high. Season the roast with salt and pepper. Brown on all sides, and then transfer to a plate. Add the onion and garlic to the pot and cook until 3-4 minutes. Mix in the flour and tomato paste until well-combined. Slowly pour in the wine, stirring constantly, until well combined. Add the bay leaf and herbes de Provence and bring to a boil. Return the beef to the pot; cover and cook 2 hours in the oven, turning once, or until very tender, Remove beef from the sauce. Slice and arrange on plates. Spoon over the sauce and serve.
Note: Herbes de Provence can be found in the aisle other herbs and spices are sold.