Languedoc – wines to warm up with

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France's great, southern, under-appreciated wine region can supply many a fine wine. See also last week's Languedoc – wines to cool down with.

Tamlyn writes A tweet this week from Fiona Beckett, @food_writer and @winematcher, crystallised what I'd been unconsciously sensing: a change in the season: 'Haven't made mashed potato since last winter and goodness, it's just what we need at the moment, isn't it?' And yes, for those of us in the more northern parts of the northern hemisphere, there is a definite nip in the air. Bright sunlight, as I walked across St James's Park in...