Images of Saint-Gervais

  Claire Clavel of Domaine Clavel, one of the few private estates bottling wine in AOC Saint-Gervais   Frédéric Sablayrolles, Director of Production at Celliers des Chartreux on the Soleillan plateau in Saint-Gervais. They bought the local cave co-operative in 2015 and now make one white and one red AOC Saint-Gervais.   Limestone soils of the Soleillan plateau, the smaller of…

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Images of Suze-la-Rousse

  The village of Suze-la-Rousse, Mont Ventoux in the background   The Château of Suze-la-Rousse, which now houses the Université du Vin   Flat, stony garrigues terroir of Suze-la-Rousse   Ann Vermeersch of LePlan-Vermeersch   Vincent Boyer of Domaine la Bastide and president of the appellation Suze-la-Rousse   Outcrops of sand at the north of the appellation…

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Images of Saint-Andéol

  Philippe Faure, President of AOC Saint-Andéol, in vineyards overlooking one of its four communes, Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche   Most of the soil in the appellation consists of galets roulés on hillsides. The winery with the cylindrical tower in the background is Domaine Saladin   Roland Terrasse of Château Rochecolombe   There is a small zone of clay limestone soil in AOC…

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Images of Rousset-les-Vignes and Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes

  The little village of Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes   The massif de la Lance, marking the limit of the Côtes-du-Rhône growing area   Jean-François Julian (l), president of the Cave Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes, and Philippe Barral (r) a member of the cave   Philippe's vineyard, 400m up in the clay limestone hillsides of Saint-Pantaléon, with the Lance massif in cloud  ……

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