Welcome to our latest installment of #WinephabetStreet. In this series, Debbie Gioquindo and I will be working our way through the wine world by way of the alphabet. Each month we will take the next letter in the alphabet and learn the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or saber that bottle and connect with us as we chat, laugh and drink wine all in a laid back atmosphere.
V is for Valdiguié
Valdiguie was originally known as Gros Auxerois . In the 19th century. It was liked by growers because it was resistant to powdery mildew and had high productivity. Once popular, it is now almost gone in France. There are a few hectares in the Tarn department. located in the Occitanie (OXY-TEN-KNEE)region in the southwest of France named after the Tarn river. limited production in the Languedoc and Provence
In My Glass
2017 The Bluffer Valdiguié (SRP: $14)
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