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French Independent Winegrowers Discoveries

Promoting the profession of vine growing and making wines with personality, the French Independent Winegrowers association, descended on London with 30 of its 7,000 members. Christina Rasmussen was there to taste and discover wines that are worth considering for your list. 832 more words



Uzès Castle – Uzès, Gard, Languedoc, France – December 2010


Difference as defined by meringue

There’s nothing like a holiday to make you think about where you live. I recently visited the Languedoc region of France stopping in a gite. I’ve realised that what I enjoy about France in general is the nothingness of it: the pace of life and the ‘retirement feel’. 1,018 more words


Umbrellas in Beziers

An attractive addition to this narrow street in Beziers.



We were told about the vinous delights to be found at Domaine La Croix Chaptal in the heart of France’s Languedoc wine region, but nobody prepared us for the charms of Montpellier. 1,720 more words


Languedoc - French treasure

Touchdown in southwest France ended hours of numbing inactivity begun early that day in North America. Demeanor of the one somnolent official stamping passports suggested that his sole objective was an uncomplicated end of day. 1,817 more words


Gérard Bertrand Côte des Roses 2015

I think half the price of this wine is the gorgeous custom bottle: glass stopper and a base made as an impression of a deep petal rose “created by a young star of the Boulle design school, was conceived to be given like a bunch of roses.” Not sure Mrs Drew would be completely enamoured with me if I presented an upside down bottle to her on Valentine’s Day. 98 more words

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