Tag Archives: Languedoc

A Call for Carignan

Last week I was at an excellent event promoting the wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon in Southern France. The zone seems permanently poised to be “the next classic region” to quote their official marketing, and indeed it is an extremely exciting wine … Continue reading

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Genesis Wines Trade Tasting

Recently I went to the trade tasting for Genesis Wines at the Century Club in Soho.  There were 113 wines set out by region, with with just over half from France.  As well as the classic regions, there were also … Continue reading

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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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