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Wines of Roussillon

Rising sales for Roussillon in the UK

Roussillon is working hard at drawing attention to its unique selling points and differentiating itself from its friendly neighbour Languedoc. As the most recent UK sales figures suggest, it is starting to pay off. “The UK represents about 5% of our volume and 6% of the value of our exports....
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Sparkling a revolution

Roussillon is better known for its dry, still wines and Vins Doux Naturels but some innovative producers are shaking things up, now producing and commercialising sparkling wines from the region. One example is Domaine Lafage, who launched a new sparkling rosé over the summer, a debut for the estate and...
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Grenache

Grenache is a staple in the vineyards of Roussillon. It is a varietal that craves warmth and dryness, and loves long, hot days and cool nights to slowly ripen. It is also well suited to the local soils and can therefore produce white, red and rosé dry, still wines as...
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Indian food and Roussillon wine pairing

Last month, we put the ability of Roussillon wines to match Indian flavours to the test during an evening of food and wine pairing at The Cinnamon Club in London. Playfulness and open-mindedness were at the centre of this collaboration between The Cinnamon Club and Wines of Roussillon. Consultant sommelier...
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Feeling festive

Roussillon’s Vins Doux Naturels (fortified sweet wines) are a wonderful alternative to port so why not make them part of your Christmas celebrations by gifting a bottle or enjoying a glass by the roaring fire? The Muscat de Noël is a well-established tradition and the 2021 vintage has arrived! It is the...
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What’s cooking?

The answer is a very exciting evening on 7th October when Indian flavours will be paired with carefully selected Roussillon wines at The Cinnamon Club for a private trade & press dinner. Chef Vivek Singh and his team, together with consultant sommelier Laurent Chaniac, have designed a special menu to match a selection of Roussillon’s...
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“A wild and fiercely unique little wine region”

This is how Tamlyn Currin, who recently wrote two articles on the region for www.jancisrobinson.com, describes Roussillon.  We couldn’t agree more with her. She writes that Roussillon “has been ignorantly, lazily and damagingly lumped in as a hyphenated adjunct to Languedoc, despite the fact that its history, culture, language, climate,...
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