Meet French wine’s latest label

Shifting political landscapes mean the Languedoc-Roussillon label has been shelved. But the new region of Occitanie allows us to focus less on the price, and more on the wine

4th November, 2018

The Languedoc-Roussillon was France’s largest single wine growing region, and for many years relied upon as the source of cheap but drinkable wines, often sold under the appellation Vin de Pays d’Oc.

These were rough, ready but ripe wines, made by the huge farming co-operatives that dominated the region.

Languedoc-Roussillon runs in a crescent from Provence right the way around to the border with Spain, inland along the Pyrenees border, and...

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