My fascination with Roussillon, France isn’t just because it’s the land that was historically Catalunya Nord (Northern Catalunya), but more that it’s neither here nor there. It’s most definitely not Languedoc (to which it is most often tied) nor is it Catalunya which, while sharing history and language, is quite different. As my last regional tasting of the wines showed, it’s familiar and yet… its own. This makes it exciting and you never know what you’re going to find which includes a lot of projects from people outside the region. […]

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