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Calce, a small village in the Roussillon at the Mediterranean end of the Agly Valley, not far from Perpignan,...
This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times. Over the past few years I have been increasingly impressed by wines made from a grape that is hardly ever written...
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This week's wine combines two of my (relatively few, I hope, though probably...
See related thread in Members' forum Regular visitors to this site will know that I do my utmost to cater to those tens of thousands of you who live outside Britain. Every now and then...
According to this lengthening thread in the forum, purple pager George Biswas has had a most unfortunate experience of the 2005 white of Le Soula, the first top ranking wine to emerge from the...
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I have finally fallen in love, and with a southern French wine whose biggest component is Carignan – not even particularly old Carignan. This stunning young...
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I know I have been banging on about it since at least 2003 (see Maury/Fenouillèdes and Le Soula Blanc 2001 , for example) but there is a little corner...
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This must be the finest co-op wine in the world, and one of the best-value French wines available anywhere. It dazzled those who attended my second...
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There is no particular connection between today's wine of the week and Halloween except that it, like so many red wines made...
Jeff Grier of the esteemed South African wine producer Villiera has long had a close relationship with the far south west corner of France, notably via Jean Louis Denois, who set up and then...
Visiting a wine producer near Perpignan in the far south of France last August, I was surprised to bump into one of my fellow wine writers Monty Waldin reaching deep into a sack of dried nettle...
Those intrigued by the little hotbed of red wine activity in the upper Agly valley in Roussillon in south west France should know that this year these wines, from a wide range of ambitious...
This wine, made in the region described in my article on Maury/Fenouillèdes - a great new region for dry French red - is really stunning. No, it's not red. Indeed it's the only dry white wine...
Okay. Now those of you who are au fait with French wine lore will already know that it is a solecism to refer to the Languedoc-Roussillon as a single region. The Languedoc is the ancient land of...
I recently had the chance to compare three great dry white 2003s from a corner of France not commonly associated with such a style, the rocky hills of Roussillon in the eastern Pyrenean...
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