In the news

Wines of Roussillon

‘Revelation in Roussillon’ – by Chris Redman

The new generation of Roussillon winemakers is helping the quality equation by keeping yields low. Combine the region’s natural advantages with relatively low land prices and it’s no wonder that savvy winemakers from around the world have been showing up, checkbooks in hand, to join the wine rush—thus putting Roussillon in...
Read More

IGP Rancio Sec

Dry Rancio wines have crossed centuries of History and are a testimony to the Roussillon wine culture. Aficionados like to drink them at a temperature of 54◦F, at the aperitif hour with tapas, tapenade, and salted anchovies. They can be enjoyed with cheeses like Comté and dry goat cheeses. These...
Read More

Society of Wine Educators – San Mateo, CA

The 36th Annual Society of Wine Educators Conference took place in July in San Mateo, California. 8 exceptional Vins Doux Naturels Hors d’age (including one dating back to 1875 and one from 1925!) were tasted during a unique Roussillon wine seminar led by Eric Aracil. A truly amazing experience!

A new logo for a newly expanded CIVR!

The CIVR decided to take advantage of the arrival of its newest members – IGP wines from the Roussillon – and the accompanying change in its by-laws, to create a new logo that would reflect the forward-looking dynamism of the Committee. The CIVR now acts on behalf of a range...
Read More