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Thursday 25 August 2016 loc: GB

Languedoc

Hail devastates vineyards in Pic Saint Loup

Sudden hailstorms have devastated the vineyards of domaines in the Pic Saint Loup appellation of the Languedoc this week.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

What’s up, Languedoc?

As connoisseurs look beyond Bordeaux for value, fine wines from less celebrated regions are coming to the fore – enter cult Languedoc producer Domaine de la Granges des Pères.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 No Comments »

CRAV mob attacks French wine co-op

Masked members of the militant Comité Regionale d’Action Viticole (CRAV) have smashed the windows of a French wine co-operative and set its offices alight in a violent attack.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Flying Winemaker in Languedoc venture

Eddie McDougall has collaborated with the Guibert family in the Languedoc to produce a new red wine blend from its Moulin de Gassac estate.

Monday, June 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Legendary Languedoc winemaker Aimé Guibert dies

Renowned Languedoc winemaker Aimé Guibert, the founder of Mas de Daumas Gassac, has died at the age of 91.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 2 Comments »

Simpsons ramp up English sparkling project

Languedoc-based winemakers Charles and Ruth Simpson are about to embark on the second phase of their English sparkling wine estate development in Kent.

Thursday, April 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Sud de France rewards loyalty with free wine

Sud de France has launched a loyalty card scheme giving trade and press members who attend its events regularly the chance to win free cases of wine.

Friday, April 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Jean-Claude Mas: no added sulphur wines taste best

The Domaines Paul Mas owner says his zero added-sulphur wines “taste far better” than those to which sulphur has been added during the fermentation process.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Tour de France appeases winemakers

The organisers of the Tour de France have reached a sponsorship agreement with French winemakers who threatened to block parts of the route in protest.

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 No Comments »

French winemakers angry over Tour de France sponsor

French winemakers have threatened to disrupt the Tour de France over the cycling event’s decision to award a Chilean wine brand an exclusive sponsorship deal.

Monday, February 29th, 2016 2 Comments »

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