Five historic wineries in Languedoc-Roussillon

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 6th November 2013:

Chateau Pennautier, Pennautier

The Languedoc-Roussillon might be full of avant-garde winemakers but it’s also filled with historic sites with vineyards that can be traced as far back as the 12th Century to the Cistercian movement. These days they are often family owned estates where wine is just a small part of the property.

But if you like history and culture with your glass of wine, here are five stops you must not miss:

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Four modern wineries in Languedoc-Roussillon (and where to find their wines in the UK)

Published on Yahoo Lifestyle UK & Ireland on 1st November 2013:

Château de l?Hospitalet, Narbonne

Earlier this year I wrote about the innovations in the Languedoc-Roussillon and how it was a wine region to watch out for if you’re looking for great wines at great prices. But what if you wanted to visit the region to really get into the heart of it?

Here are four suggestions for wineries that are open to visitors and, more importantly, produces some really great wines.

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