Languedoc is a wine region on the move.
Sure, it’s a huge region with plenty of history, some of it troubled.
But there are things happening in Languedoc wine now that are innovative, surprising, intriguing and…well, delicious.
In short, it’s well worthy of our attention.
In this episode, sponsored by AOP Languedoc, we chat to writers Rupert Millar and Rosemary George MW, and we also hear from wine growers Benoît Bertrand (Domaine de Malavieille) and Jenia Vermillard (Domaine Ampelhus).
We hear of ambitious attempts to revive long lost grape varieties from the verge of extinction, and ingenious solutions to the challenges posed by climate change.
We explore the region’s renown for good value in its wines, consider its historic ups and downs, and look to what the future might hold.
Along the way we somehow feature feather boas, Lithuania, a stray dog, the Romans, shrinking pains, finishing school, architecture, Assyrtiko, violins, agroforestry and ratatouille.
Oh, and a love story.
The following are all AOP Languedoc wines we tasted in November 2023.
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