Once again Rousillon wines received expert recognition from a major publication. The Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 unveiled excellent ratings for wines from Roussillon. See the full list of ratings here Palmares Roussillon 2017 – DECANTER
Wines of Roussillon (CIVR), the organization regrouping Roussillon wine producers, is proud to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the AOPs Côtes du Roussillon and Côtes du Roussillon Villages. In 1977, Côtes du Roussillon and Côtes du Roussillon Villages were formally recognized as AOPs by INAO, a feat Roussillon producers had... Read More
On July 3rd 2017 the General Assembly of the CIVR, Roussillon Wines Council, enacted the transition of its Presidency from Fabrice Rieu to Philippe Bourrier. A Catalonian native and agronomist, Philippe Bourrier has owned Château de l’Ou since 1998, a 100-acre organic vineyard that produces about 120,000 bottles a year... Read More
Vinexpo comes back to Bordeaux from June 18th to 21st 2017. A total of 2,300 exhibitors from 40 producing countries and 45,000 buyers are taking part of the 19th edition of this must-attend Trade show. 15 producers from the Roussillon region will be joining Vinexpo Bordeaux this year. If you... Read More
The CIVR has been organizing a selection among Côtes du Roussillon and Collioure DPOs, and Côtes Catalanes PGI rosés wines for 3 years. This year, 29 wines have been selected to represent the region as Roussillon Ambassadors. See the selected Rosé wines that are imported in the USA here. Offering... Read More
On the occasion of the Côtes du Roussillon & Villages 40th birthday as a PDO, Wines of Roussillon has published a selection of 40 wines showcasing the Roussillon region as those unique PDO. Whites, rosés or reds, close to the Mediterranean Sea or on top of hills, those wines express... Read More
Throughout this second getaway in Roussillon, you will have the chance to meet many women working in the wine industry. You will first encounter Frederique Vaquer owner of the centenary Domaine Vaquer founded before the First World War. You also meet Aurélie Pereira, from Les Vignerons de Maury, only woman... Read More
In the South of France, between the Mediterranean sea and the Pyrenees, the Roussillon region offers 320 sunny day per year. The region benefits from a perfect geography conducive to the wine making of many vineyards, each of them having its own wine range, specificity, and personality.