The Limoux vineyard leaves its Pyrenean foothills to invest the Occitan capital! The winegrowers of the five protected designations of origin (PDO) which combine white, red and sparkling wines (“The oldest bubbles in France”) Come back to the Pink City to meet the best tables, for a sparkling wedding! A nice introduction, on the eve of Fascinating weekend labeled winegrowers Vineyards & Discoveries, throughout the region.
A twenty beautiful addresses in Toulouse get ready to set the table towards Limoux! The five protected designations of origin (PDO) of this altitude vineyard located only 87 kilometers from Toulouse will be in the spotlight from October 12 to 16, 2021.
“Friendly encounters, real favorites and great moments of sharing. “
To know everything (and taste) of a unique terroirDating back to antiquity , the Limoux vineyard is one of the oldest French vineyards. It is also in Limoux that the monks of the abbey of Saint-Hilaire
gave life in the 16th century to the first sparkling wines in history. Today, it is home to five protected designations of origin
(PDO) which combinesthe production of sparkling wines (AOP Limoux Blanquette de Limoux ,
PDOLimoux Ancestral Method ,AOP Crémant de Limoux
) but also so-called wines“calm” , White Limoux PDO andAOP Limoux red
.To discover the atypical palette of grape varieties , which associates emblematic Languedoc grape varieties and unusual grape varieties in such latitudes, and the work carried out by the 53 cellars and houses that developLimoux wines
Discover the richness of the “Thau en Méditerranée” terroir during the fascinating Vineyards and Discoveries weekend. Photo OT CAM @ H. County the Fascinating weekend see through France, the labeled destinations Vineyards & Discoveries around a varied and unusual program. This year the event takes place in 50 labeled vineyards Vineyards & Discoveries notaround twenty in Occitania
… Sportsmen, gastronomes, music lovers, or simply hedonists, there is inevitably an event (the next ones are planned on the territory of each participant) which concerns you during these four days of the 8th edition of theFascinating weekend
. Thus the Vineyard of Gaillac (which covers more than 3,000 hectares of vines between Albi and Toulouse) which is one of the first labeled in 2010 now offersa wine tourism network comprising 111 structures , including 42 domains(**) . From October 14 to 17, it will offer more than twenty activities
throughout its territory: fun workshops, walks, concerts, tastings, photo workshop, unusual tours, exhibitions, food & wine pairing workshops, shows…. Having more recently joined the label (this is his second participation), the Roussillon vineyard is not left out, however, with an impressive list of proposals, from classic cellar visits and tastings tounusual wine tourism experiences , through wine tours on two wheels and escape games
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JOSQolewNLoXxiOTYQgsnfFwUsaJdSAT/view?_se=cGhpbC1iZEBob3RtYWlsLmZyThau in the Mediterranean
, the diversity of terroirs, soils, climates …A little further along, at the gates of Sète and Agde , Thau in the Mediterranean brings together more than a hundred certified professionals Vineyards & Discoveries
(wineries, conchylic farmhouses, restaurants, guest rooms, lodges, hotels or campsites, heritage sites, or even wellness and leisure activities).Located in the Hérault ( first wine-growing department in the region
OccitaniaMediterranean Pyrenees , and one of the largest and oldest vineyards in France) Thau in the Mediterranean represents today
“A diversity of terroirs with varied soils, climates and grape varieties, which makes it possible to offer unique wines whose quality is today triggered all over the world. ” Here too, many activities will take place at the winegrowers and their partners: “Visit, discover, smell, taste and let yourself be fascinated by the festive and fun events on offer. At the heart of our exceptional landscapes, gastronomes, sportsmen, nature and culture …we promise on the side of the
‘Cap d’Agde -Mediterranean Tourist Office …
Mauzac, Chardonnay, Chenin, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Coast, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Syrah … Although abundant, the atypical palette of grape varieties, which combines emblematic Languedoc grape varieties and grape varieties that are not very common in such latitudes, is no less distinctive, revealing the particularism of a vineyard located in a confluence area.
(**) Embracing both banks of the Tarn, the Gaillac vineyard covers more than 3,000 hectares of vines between Albi and Toulouse. This is an old vineyard, which has managed to preserve many indigenous grape varieties, such as Mauzac, Ondenc, Long-de-l’Oeil or Braucol. The production of white wines (dry or sweet) and sparkling wines has been recognized as a protected designation of origin since 1938, the production of red wines and rosé wines since 1970.
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