Minervois and Corbières: Dinner and a Drink with the Winophiles

Languedoc Wine, Minervois Wine, South of France
Martine Bonnavenc pours a selection of Minervois wines in the tasting room at St. Jacques d’Albas

This month the Winophiles bask in Occitanie – formerly Languedoc-Rousillion – and the AOPs of this rich and extensive region of southern France. January brings us to Minervois and Corbières two AOPs that are celebrated for quality, value, and authenticity.

Many of our participants take inspiration from the famous French dish cassoulet, which celebrates its very own special day on January 9th.

We’ll explore regional culture, wine, environment, food, and travel scope with our writers. Join us on Saturday, January 20th at 10 am CST for a live Twitter chat under the hashtag #Winophiles.

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A Minervois View from La Tour du Château, Credit: Jill Barth
May We Present…

Here are the selected stories from the Winophiles writers this month:

Wendy from A Day in the Life on the Farm: A Classic Pairing; Revisiting Languedoc

Lauren from The Swirling Dervish: Warming Up with the Wines of Corbieres and Minervois

Camilla from Culinary Adventures with Camilla: Conquering Cassoulet Alongside the 2014 Minervois le Chateau d’Albas

Martin from ENOFYLZ Wine Blog: What Grows Together, Goes Together – Slow Cooker Cassoulet Paired With Affordable Occitanie Wines #Winophiles

Michelle from Rockin Red BlogSpending January in Languedoc Drinking Wine and Eating Cassoulet

Jeff from FoodWineClick: Let’s Make Occitanie and Cassoulet Household Words

Nicole from Somm’s Table: Kicking Off 2018 with Corbieres and Minervois

Jane from Always Ravenous: Hearty Red Wines of Corbières and Minervois Paired with Cassoulet

Lynn from Savor the Harvest: Corbières and Minervois – Where Syrah and Carignan Shine

David from Cooking Chat: Chicken Cassoulet Paired with Languedoc Wine

Rupal from Journeys of a Syrah Queen: Staying Warm the French Way – Cassoulet and Wine

Liz from What’s in that Bottle: Let’s Learn About Wines from Languedoc #Winophiles

Amber from Napa Food and Vine: A Tale of Two Wines

Here on L’Occasion: Eat, Drink, Travel the South of France: Minervois and Corbières

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