Est-ce que le Gard fait partie de l’Occitanie ?
L’Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée est de toutes les régions françaises celle couvrant le plus de départements. Ces derniers sont au nombre de 13 : Ariège, Aude, Aveyron, Gard, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Hérault, Lot, Lozère, Hautes-Pyrénées, Pyrénées-Orientales, Tarn et Tarn-et-Garonne (par ordre alphabétique).
What is the vin de Pays d'Oc region?
- Pays d’Oc France· Vin de Pays A Guide to the Pays d’Oc Region This regional IGP covers a very large geographical area spanning from Nîmes to Perpignan and Carcassonne in Languedoc. It is also one of the central pillars of French wine production and exports.
What is vin de pays in France?
- Regions and Appellations France Vin de Pays – IGP IGP Pays d’Oc. Pays d’Oc is the IGP title for red, white and rosé wines that are made in a large area on the southern coast of France. The catchment area for the IGP corresponds roughly to the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region – one of the largest winegrowing areas in France.
What are the Pays d'Oc in France?
- The Pays d’Oc IGP is arguably the most important in France, producing the majority of the country’s IGP wines. Five separate departments fall under the IGP (the Hérault, Aude, Gard, Pyrénées-Orientales and six communes in southern Lozère), which is delimited by administrative boundaries rather than geographical ones.
What grapes are used in Pays d'Oc wines?
- Mediterranean grape varieties like Grenache and Cinsaut are joined in the vineyards by more famous French varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. Most Pays d’Oc wines are labeled varietally, a New World trend that has been incorporated in many IGP laws.