Languedoc wine: NOT the Yellow Tail of France
January 11, 2012 § Leave a comment
We all want to find cool stuff no one’s ever heard of, but how do you find the cool stuff that’s hiding in plain view? France’s Languedoc helps answer that question. Source of so much mass-produced crapola, it also contains thrilling wine appellations that are home to small-scale, dedicated winemakers who are artisanal exceptions to the Languedoc-is-bulk-wine rule. My Portland Press Herald column this week takes the plunge.