Languedoc Day

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On May 27th join wine lovers around the world in celebrating Languedoc AOP wines in our third annual #LanguedocDay social media event

How do I participate?

  • Pick up a few bottles of Languedoc AOP wine at your local wine or liquor store.
  • On May 27th, pop the corks and start enjoying the wines! Share photos of your favorite bottles along with your own opinions, tasting notes, pairing ideas or whatever else comes to mind.
  • Make sure to tag your posts with #LanguedocDay to join the conversation, and follow along to see what others are saying.

Languedoc Day: May 27, 2016

What Wines Should I Buy? 

Languedoc produces a wide range of wine types and styles, including sparkling, white, red and rosé. A good place to start is by buying at least one bottle of each style. Don’t worry! In addition to their variety, Languedoc AOP wines are also very affordable.

Here are some suggestions:

  • Sparkling: Limoux is the original home of sparkling wine (even before Champagne!), offering extremely high quality at a fraction of the price.
  • White: AOP Picpoul de Pinet, a white wine whose name means “lip-stinger” because of its zesty acidity, makes a perfect aperitif and pairs wonderfully with oysters.
  • Red: AOP Corbières is home to wines of all colors, including hearty reds made from primarily Carignan grapes that often smell of “garrigue”, the local name for resinous herbs such as rosemary and thyme.
  • Rosé: Many Languedoc AOPs produce beautiful rosy-hued wines that pair especially well with a salad or charcuterie plate.

 

Where Can I Find Languedoc AOP Wines?

Many wine and liquor stores carry a range of Languedoc AOP wines. Find one near you.

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