Great value from Languedoc-Roussillon
17 Oct 2012 by Tamlyn Currin, Jancis Robinson & Richard Hemming
The vast Languedoc-Roussillon wine region is home to probably hundreds of artisan winemakers who make lovely wines chock full of terroir and interest but who have very little idea of how to sell their wines. I am always being asked for help in finding importers. It seems as though here, even more than in the rest of the wine world, newcomers arrive, attracted by the relatively low land costs, make their first two or three vintages and then start to think about how they might sell what they have made. As you can see, a wide range of vintages are still on sale. It doesn't help, I suppose, that there are so many different appellations and...

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