Articles tagged with the word "Languedoc":

Bourboulenc at Château d’Anglès

Published on December 2, 2012

Château d’Anglès in the Languedoc has made something of a specialty of its old white bourboulenc grape variety, making tasty, fresh wines worthy of bottle-age.

Abbotts and Delaunay

Published on November 24, 2012

It’s refreshing to admit a vinous volte face, which is just what happened when I visited recently at Abbotts and Delaunay in the Languedoc-Roussillon.

Prestige Carmagnole 2011, Côtes du Roussillon Villages – Caramany

Published on October 27, 2012

A delicious southern French red blend from Marks and Sparks. Yum

Vineyard joggings

Published on October 11, 2012

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up (very slow) jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.

The mesmerising world of Didier Barral

Published on June 25, 2012

Didier Barral owns 33 hectares of Faugères, plus 20 hectares of land which is fallow for pasture, for his philosophy on the monoculture that is grape-growing and wine-making is that it is impossible to make organic wine in a monoculture.

Domaine d’Aupilhac

Published on May 24, 2012

Sylvain Fadat is a pioneer of Monpeyroux, one of the top Languedoc locations for making wine, and a pioneer of varietal carignan.

Languedoc Grands Crus – in the making

Published on May 10, 2011

A hierarchy of appellations is evolving in the Languedoc. Some of the top ones are reviewed here.

Outsiders view of the Languedoc

Published on November 22, 2010

The Mediterranean south is France’s biggest vineyard area, and one of the country’s most exciting wine-producing regions. So much so that over the past couple of decades folk from all over the world have been relocating to the south and following their vinous dreams.

Sommeliers in the South of France

Published on November 2, 2010

A recent visit by a group of UK sommeliers to some of the top appellations of the Languedoc turned up some interesting finds, as well as ideas for putting the region’s wines on the map and on the list.

Serious stuff from the south of France

Published on October 9, 2010

A high-profile panel of trade buyers and writers recently whittled down, by blind-tasting/judging, a selection of so-called icon wines from sunny Languedoc and Roussillon. Of those selected, here are my favourites.

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