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Things to do in the Languedoc:   Drinking Wine and Making Wines:   AOC Wines

  • Banyuls,   also Banyuls Grand Cru, aperitifs
  • Blanquette de Limoux, The area around Limoux produces sparkling white wines called Blanquette and Cremant (less sweet). Click here for more on Blanquette de Limoux and Cremant de Limoux
  • Cabardes AQVDQS
  • Clairette de Bellegarde
  • Clairette du Languedoc
  • Collioure
  • The Corbières
  • Costieres de Nimes
  • Coteaux du Languedoc
  • Cotes de La Malepere http://www.vins-malepere.com
  • Cotes du Roussillon
  • Cotes du Roussillon-Villages
  • Faugeres
  • Fitou, produced the Département of the Pyrénées-Orientales, increasingly popular internationally
  • Limoux
  • Maury
  • Minervois
  • Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise,  Muscat de Lunel,  Muscat de Mireval,  Muscat de Rivesaltes,  Muscat de Saint-Jean de Minervois
  • Rivesaltes, sweet white wine drunk as an aperatif
    Saint-Chinian

Also recommended: a Pyrenean wine based aperatif called Byrrh, produced around Thuir.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Vineyard, Herault, Languedoc, France
Vineyard, Herault, Languedoc, France Photographic Print
Wheeler, Nik
 


Wine tasters from Occitania - Modern Northern Italy, end of the fourteenth century. detail from Tacuinum Sanitatis, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Vienna, Austria), Codex Vindobonensis S.N. 2644, fol. 86v

Wine Makers from Occitania - Modern Northern Italy, end of the fourteenth century. detail from Tacuinum Sanitatis, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Vienna, Austria), Codex Vindobonensis S.N. 2644, fol. 86v

 

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