Archive for the Tag 'Languedoc'

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The shocking truths behind organic wines in the United States

Once upon a time (the 1970s), in a far off land (France), the idea and practice of organic farming began to take root and shape its history. According to the Organics Institute: “The modern organic movement began at the same time as industrialized agriculture. It began in Europe around the 1920s, when a group of […]

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Holy cowness and Mon Dieu!

Everybody seems to be talking about this, so let’s catch up. Story in the Drinks Business ~ “French cows fed wine to increase flavour.” The sub title reads: A number of farmers in the Languedoc have taken to feeding their cattle local red wine to improve the flavour of their beef. [Buckle ’em up, Honey, […]

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French Tour Company Options for Bordeaux and the South of France

This blog is just opening so many doors… Tours in France? How luscious is that? Here are two that have come to me, and I researched on line… Not in person, yet, but that’s likely to happen. Just as an FYI – AIR TRANSPORT is not included with either of these tour companies. 1) The Bordeaux […]