A wine excursion in Viens à Vingrau

by  |  25-07-2015

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then the French village of Vingrau is flattering the crap out of nearby Calce. You see, for some time Calce has put on a little annual wine fair for its local cellars that produce wines under the AOPs of Côtes Catalanes or Côtes du Roussillon Villages. They have called it, “Les Caves se Rebiffent” or most cheesily, “The cellars fight back” and yes, the posters are replete with “borrowed” Star Wars imagery that illustrate why owning pirated copies of Photoshop should be a felony for some people. Apparently this wine fair was a fun little event and so this year, the village of Vingrau that sits about 8km just to the north of Calce, decided to do their own version of it called, “Viens à Vingrau” or, “Come to Vingrau”. Of course there may have been some pun with this along the […]
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