Perpignan

Perpignan is a city in the Roussillon region of southern France near the Mediterranean coast and the border with Spain. During the 13th century it was the capital of the Kingdom of Majorca, hence the significant Catalan influence in its medieval core. South of the old...

Domaine Lafage

Domaine Lafage is an estate in Perpignan in the Roussillon region of France. The estate had two very different terroirs in two different areas (see below) and so both dry red Côtes du Roussillon AOC and sweet Rivesaltes AOC white wines are made. Owner: Elyane Lafage...

Domaine de la Rectorie

Domaine de la Rectorie is located in Banyuls sur Mer in the Roussillon region of southern France. Wines are made under the Banyuls AOC and Collioure AOC. Owner: The Parcé brothers. Background: ‘Marc and younger brother Thierry Parcé (Thierry studied with André...

Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou is located in the Roussillon region of France. Commonly known as the ‘Pic du Canigou’ it is the Catalans’ sacred mountain. The ‘massif ‘ rises to 2,784 metres high. It became a ‘Grande site de France’ in July 2012, a protected...

Rivesaltes

Rivesaltes is the commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France which gives its name to the Rivesaltes AOC and Muscat de Rivesaltes AOC. The name Rivesaltes (Catalan: Ribesaltes) means ‘the high...