Étiquettes » Corbieres

The next BIG thing in wine?

I’m beginning to think that Corbieres could be The Next BIG Thing in Wine, or the wider region around it! Maybe you don’t know what is Corbieres, is it a place, is it a grape, or even which country it comes from? 401 mots de plus


The Wonders of Languedoc-Roussillon

There are plenty of good reasons visit France’s Languedoc-Roussillon. First of all, it’s off the beaten path. You can visit a part of France not overridden with tourists. 636 mots de plus

Wine Travel

2019 review: crunching some small numbers

2019 was always going to be a lightweight year on the birding front. My son was born just a few weeks before the year started. I get out less often and for less time and rarely travel far beyond the patch as weekends are mainly a time to spend with family. 971 mots de plus


An Honest Pair from Domaine de Fontsainte

This pair of recent offerings from Domaine de Fontsainte exhibit distinct personalities at low prices. That is no easy feat.  The 2016 Domaine de Fontsainte, Reserva la Demoiselle, Corbieres  … 332 mots de plus

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Corbieres Garden Watch: Birds

I normally walk reasonably lengthy distances birding my second patch in the Corbieres region (reminder: think limestone hills and out-crops, medieval villages, scrubby, largely evergreen hillsides, and the beginning ripples of the Pyrenees) in the South of France. 1 306 mots de plus


Hedonism(e) Hedo 2017 Corbieres

Hedonistic – A delicious, intriguing raspberry blend of Grenache and Mourvedre from the Languedoc. Vibrant colour, firm alcohol delivery. Hedonistic & moorish.

A welcome dinner party bring from John & Susan. 8 mots de plus