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Corbieres the 'Unsung Hero'

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Rummaging around in my rack, pulling bottles out putting them back searching for a everyday red to accompany my dinner I eventually settled for the  Wine Society’s own brand Corbieres , ingeniously labelled ‘The Society’s Corbieres’. 232 more words


Unlucky for some: 13 regions

Getting to know the geography of France has been an achievement for me this year – I now know what’s where. However, the French parliament has recently approved a new administrative map of France, which cuts the number of regions from 22 to 13. 221 more words


Les Marchés de Noël

My clearest memories of high school French class are not of writing verb conjugation after verb conjugation on the black board. Instead, they are of the annual Christmas carol day when we would take a break from memorizing the textbook and listen to French Christmas carols. 465 more words


Chinese Investors Pursue More Chateau Deals Across France

Chinese investors have acquired Chateau La Bastide in France’s Languedoc-Roussillon with more deals close to being completed, according to estate agents.

Beijing-based wine investment group BHC International Wine Assets Management has acquired Chateau La Bastide in the Corbieres appellation of Languedoc-Roussillon. 111 more words

Decanter China


The small city of Albi in the Tarn region of southern France is not at the top of anyone’s France itinerary, which is a mistake. There is the imposing Southern Gothic cathedral of Saint-Cecile, the largest brick structure in the world, and its painted interior. 189 more words


What’s in a name? Merging the Midi

France’s recent reorganisation of the regions has been an important step in altering the framework of the nation. Despite its imminence and its broadly popular reception, it has predictably drawn howls of protest from some quarters. 1,180 more words


Here’s another graphic I’d like to share with you. This one, definitely more french than the last one. 149 more words

The Graphics Fairy