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Languedoc Roussillon Tasting

Recently I went to a trade and press tasting of Languedoc and Roussillon wines run by Seabright and Seabright, who are importers, wholesalers and retailers for a range of regional French wines. At the tasting there were flights of wines … Continue reading

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Fitou l’Exception 2003

The area known as the Midi curves round Mediterranean France (including the wine regions Languedoc, Roussillon and Provence) and accounts for a third of all French wine.  The majority is in Languedoc, the work horse of French wine, with hills, valleys and … Continue reading

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Wine Appreciation Course Session Six

This Tuesday saw the sixth and final session of the first Classic French Wine Regions wine tasting and education course I’m running.  The idea is to educate about the world of wine whilst also improving tasting skills.  In the fifth … Continue reading

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Patrick Lesec Costières de Nîmes Vieilles Vignes 2007

West of the Rhône delta in the South of France is discovered the appellation Costières de Nîmes, named after the principal town of the region.  Geographically it’s a borderland spanning both the Languedoc (to the East) and the Rhône valley, but as far … Continue reading

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