Gérard Bertrand’s Growing Roster of Biodynamic Wines

We speak with the winemaker about his new portfolio addition and numerous domaines along the South of France

One of the most renowned winemakers in the world, Gérard Bertrand has a portfolio that acts as a representation of Languedoc’s terroir. Among the vines of southern France since age 10, Bertrand has an active approach to understanding what makes great wine. He continues to develop his estates, never settling for anything less than the best. In fact, Bertrand is considered a visionary across appellation, …

La Cambuse du Saunier in Gruissan, France

A rustic outdoor restaurant pairing fresh seafood with an unforgettable view of hued salterns

Le Salin de l’île Saint-Martin is a special place in the town of Gruissan where even locals indulge in snapping a few photos. Located by the Mediterranean coast, the tremendous salt evaporation ponds (over 400 hectares) host the production of la fleur de sel (sea salt) and oysters. Accompanied by local wines from the Languedoc region, the fare is presented with utmost pride at the …

La Vallée des Arômes

The multiple award-winning chardonnay from a small cooperative in Southern France

by Dora Haller Southern France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region is the single biggest wine-producing area in the whole world. Vineyards of all sizes can be found among the region’s 700,000 acres stretching from Provence to the border of Spain, but one standout we recently had the pleasure of tasting is from a small cooperative called Cave des Côteaux de Capimont. Founded two decades ago near the village …