This book takes readers on an informative and picturesque stroll through the sun-drenched regions of the south of France, which in the past 15 years has dramatically revamped its wine-growing and vinification procedures. Each region, with its own quaint village, is photographed through the changing seasons, and the most prestigious estates are explored in detail. In addition to complete information about the region and its vineyards, Fine Wines from the South of France provides practical information like ideal food matches. From the Queen of Denmark's vineyard in Cahors, to the ros s of Provence, and the fortified wines of Corsica, southern France offers a diverse array of wines for all occasions.
Florence Hernandez is a journalist specializing in the world of wines and the art of living. A native of Bordeaux, she is an authority on the estates of the southwest and the southeast of France.