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The First “First Growth” of the Languedoc - Tasting the New Release Wines from Mas de Daumas Gassac...

Within half a century, the pioneering winery of Mas de Daumas Gassac has reached the rare status of a “cult wine,” one of the few in the Languedoc region. 487 more words

Paella, Languedoc Rose, and Keith Floyd!

If ever a TV chef drank more wine than what he used in his cooking, it was the late lamented Keith Floyd! His wine tasting and drinking on camera, “just a quick slurp”, was legendary, but since his passing the recognition of his contribution to TV gastronomy in the U.K. 344 more words


Caves de Pomerol Picpoul de Pinet, 2017

Coteaux du Languedoc, France  |  Picpoul

Co-op founded in 1932 in the top commune of Pomérols. Now 320 members with 1,200 ha of vines, 330 ha are planted with Picpoul). 39 more words


Languedoc Style Olive Tapenade

• 1 cup olives (black or green olives). If you use black olives, stick to Kalamata or Niçoise.
• 2 anchovy fillets, packed in oil… 254 more words


Languedoc, Sainsbury's Taste the Difference

I have been looking at how Tesco’s updated ‘Finest’ range (which teams up with good producers and releases own-label wines that are interesting and reasonably priced) compares with Sainsbury’s ‘Premium’, Taste the Difference range. 194 more words

It's artichoke time!

The artichoke season is under way in my garden, and I am very fortunate with my crop this year!  I re-planted a row of artichokes last year – and I am reaping the rewards!! 687 more words


Toulouse and Tarn 5

Driving from Toulouse to Lisle-sur-Tarn. Driving an unfamiliar car is always a bit nerve-wracking for me, so when a rainstorm started while I was on the shuttle bus to collect the hire car, I was a little worried.  637 more words