“Bettane & Desseauve have published a list of blogs to follow in their 2012 guide and I’m very happy to see that http://lovethatlanguedoc.com made the cut!” (Ryan O’Connell)


“The highpoint of 2011: the fact that we made the cut again – the11th consecutive vintage to be cited by the Guide Hachette, and the 10th consecutive vintage to be included in the annual ‘Best Bottles of the Millésime’ selection of la Revue du Vin de France. Add to that two wines appointed official ‘Ambassadors’ of the region, plus a comforting clutch of medals, and you might think we’re sitting pretty – but laurels are prickly and there’s not much resting space on them.” (Caryl Panman)

Domaine Sainte Rose

”Of all the accolades Sainte Rose wines received this year, having two white wines (Barrel Selection Roussanne 2009 and Coquille d’Oc Blanc 2009) in the Top 100 IGPs of France 2011 was the most pleasing.  This, and the recent glowing reviews of 6 Sainte Rose wines by Jancis Robinson on her Purple Pages, have been the highlights of 2011.” (Charles Simpson)

Domaine Jones

“I am not one to blow my own trompette but I do like it when the journalists do it for me. Top words from top journalists have included ‘stylish’ Tim Atkin MW, ‘outstanding’ Bob Tryer, Sunday Times, ‘deliciously drinkable’ Mike Tipping and 2 silver medals at the IWC. Enough said. Well almost. Parker points of 90 for Jones red 2009, 91 for Jones white 2010 and 92 for Jones Fitou 2010. Et voila!  Trompette blowing over.” (Katie Jones)

Domaine Sainte Croix

“We have recently received some excellent press, including a note of 18/20 from Jancis Robinson for our late harvest red, with all the other wines receiving at least 16 points. We also were noted as the ‘Coup de Coeur’ by the Revue de Vins de France in 2011, with particular note for our Carignan, made from old vines planted in 1900.” (Jon Bowen)

Domaine Turner Pageot

“Writing of Domaine Turner Pageot in 2011, Languedoc wine expert and Master of Wine Rosemary George said: ‘They will be a name to watch’. A sentiment evidently shared by the Revue du Vin de France, whose 2012 Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France named Turner Pageot as the Nouveau Domaine of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, singling out their atypical white wines (which often undergo long maceration periods) for high praise.” (Emmanuel Pageot)

Domaine Treloar

“Since Domaine Treloar started in 2006, we have had our wines regularly reviewed and highly rated by Jancis Robinson, and our Three Peaks Côtes du Roussillon was awarded the highest rating for all wines under €10 from www.wein-plus.de, one of Germany’s most important wine websites.  In France, La Revue du Vin de France listed our Le Ciel Vide in their top Roussillon discoveries.” (Jonathan Hesford)

Domaine de Cébène

“At Domaine de Cébène I wanted to show the very best that could be created from a combination of my vines, my terroir and my know-how. The positive feedback that I have received encourages me in my endeavours: I have put together a collection of tasting notes and comments from journalists, wine experts and Masters of Wine on my website www.cebene.fr. Although 2008 was only my first vintage at Domaine de Cébène, my wines have been referred to in French press as ‘Faugères d’école’ (perfect, text-book examples), which I take as a huge compliment.” (Brigitte Chevalier)

La Gramière

“Here at La Gramière we were thrilled to receive this feedback after a recent
tasting of our 2009 from acclaimed wine merchant Jon Rimmerman of Garagiste
Wine in Seattle, Washington: ‘…the wine also has honesty, elegance, fruit and freshness. There are little peaks of cracked pepper mixed with a floral brambly red fruit quality
that is not just about the sauce – it has backbone mixed with an appealing
playful quality.’ And from Sasha Smith of www.nywinesalon.com on our 2008: ‘The wine is pure fruit (super-ripe raspberries come to mind), and tastes even better the day after you open it.'” (Amy Lillard)

Château d’Anglès

“We’re on top of the world in La Clape,: our rosé 2010 was rated 90/100 pts by Wine Spectator magazine, making this the highest-rated rosé ever in the Languedoc, and one of the top rosés worldwide!” (Vianney Fabre)

Outsiders Tastings

Lots of great online coverage for Outsiders tastings

Brett Jones (The Wine Maestro) reports from Vinisud 2012
French Wine News.com – Vinisud Tasting 2012
Tim Atkin MW blog
Dutch review of the Outsiders’ London tasting
Brett the Wine Maestro
Love that Languedoc (Montpellier Tasting)
Love that Languedoc (London Tasting)
BK Wine Blog
Languedoc Wine (Graham Tigg – Montpellier Tasting)
Languedoc Wine (Graham Tigg – London Tasting)
Organic Wine Journal (Outsiders’ e-book)
O’Vineyards (Montpellier Tasting)
O’Vineyards (French Radio London interview)
O’Vineyards (London Tasting)
Wine Wisdom (Sally Easton MW – London tasting notes)
Wine Alley
Juliet Bruce-Jones MW (Tales from the Langedoc)
Early Bird Wine News
French News Online
Expat Life Coach