Micro-negotiating the Languedoc


While Tam recovers from her Mad road trip round Europe, and attacks the Bordeaux 2015 tasting notes, we are publishing reminders of how well she writes in a pair of articles today and tomorrow about the Languedoc. 

Just over 15 years ago Jancis wrote about a new breed of négociants that she described thus: 'much smaller merchant businesses founded by young, quality-driven winemakers. Like the traditional merchants they buy in grapes, grape must and/or wine and then oversee everything until the wine is eventually bottled one or two years later. But they are every bit as passionate about squeezing terroir...