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  • Focus 1 : Roussillon

    Situated between Spain, Pyrenees and the Mediterranean Sea, Roussillon benefits from these three influences, and reveals an exceptional heritage in an impressive landscape.

    Wine-producing region which has to envy nothing in his neighbor Languedoc, you will have the opportunity to travel vineyards which are not alike in no way. Between the drought and the heat of the hinterland and the freshness of the Mediterranean coast, you will taste very different wines from each other (more powerful wines in lands and finer by the sea).

    Discover the Catalan architecture by visiting Elne or Perpignan. This city will make for you travel. Visit the Citadel, the Castillet, go to see the Sea changing room, or still the Palace of kings of Majorca. Stroll in picturesque villages as Collioure, while taking advantage completely of the relaxed rhythm of life of Roussillon!

    Wine Passport offers Roussillon to the nature lovers, mixture of the cultures and naturally the vineyards!

    Focus 2 : Wine Region

    Rivesaltes and Muscatel wine of Rivesaltes:

    Naming Rivesaltes and Muscatel wine Rivesaltes are the vastest both vineyards of the sector and extend over all wine-making Roussillon.
    Rivesaltes is an appellation of red, white and stemming wine mainly of black, white and grey Grenache. The wine growers of the region will propose you tannic and fresh wines, fine and aromatic white wines.
    As for the Muscatel wine of Rivesaltes, arises from Muscatel wine of Alexandria and from muscatel wine with small grains. His tasting will be a small moment of happiness, you will have an attack very powerful, the mouth will open on fruits, then curvature, the muscatel wine never finishes it.

    Banyuls and Collioure:

    Around the sea, but perched in mountains discover two naming, Banyuls and Collioure.
    Banyuls is a natural sweet wine which tastes as well in young vintage wine, wines of assembly or former vintage wines. You will be seduced by his power and its curvature, it is known to be a wine of very long guarding.
    Collioure is mainly considered as the beauty of his Mediterranean village, is also a naming which wins to be known. Between the municipalities of Banyuls-sur-Mer, Cerberus, Collioure and Port-Vendres, enthusiasts winemakers produce some red wine, as well as a rosé wine (often developed with grenache). Recently we also see appearing some white wines.

    Côtes-du-Roussillon and Côtes-du-Roussillon villages:

    Located between the Corbières and the Pyrenees, the Côtes-du-Roussillon is an important vineyard, which stretches over a hundred municipalities. Carignan, Grenache, Syrah, and many other grape varieties adapt very well to the dry soils of the region and give excellent results in red. You can also taste rosé wines, most of which are vinified by bloodletting, as well as dry white wines.
    Further to the North we find the Côtes-du-Roussillon villages, on pebble soils, shales, granitic arenas, you will find a terroir of great diversity. Here, the winegrowers only grow red grape varieties, which yield solid wines of high quality.


    Not far from Perpignan, on small hills you will meet the Maury winemakers. This name in which you will find a majority of Grenache, which is expressed in white as in red.
    You will love these tannic reds, full-bodied, with aromas of red fruits and sometimes with hints of liquorice, or these fresh and elegant whites with notes of citrus. Discover this small terroir at the foot of the mountain ranges that is worth a visit.

    Focus 3 : Why Wine Passport ?

    Wine Passport works everyday for several years to offer you exceptional trips around wine tourism.
    Our passion for wine, gastronomy and travel help us to find the most beautiful wine regions of the world.
    Whether you are wine professionals or beginners, you want to discover a region or only its vineyard, we will be able to meet your expectations.

    We organize your stays according to your wishes!


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