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Grenache and Syrah, a happy marriage!

Grenache and Syrah, a happy marriage!

Posted by Margot on 16th May 2021

Grenache is the third most planted grape variety in the world. Very common in Southern France, it is often blended with other grape varieties such as Syrah (called Shiraz in Australia), Mourvèdre … read more
Rhone Valley, the second biggest appellation in France

Rhone Valley, the second biggest appellation in France

13th May 2021

Rhone valley, with 71,000 hectares of vines planted, is the second biggest vineyard in France, just after Bordeaux.A patchwork of appellationsIn total, there are more than 30 different AOC appell … read more
Le Plonque at the Bubble Festival

Le Plonque at the Bubble Festival

Posted by Margot on 10th May 2021

We are very pleased to announce that Le Plonque will be participating at the Bubble festival in Sydney.What is the Bubble Festival?The Bubble festival is a celebration of all sparkling wines. It is an … read more
Pays d'Oc wines: bright and solar

Pays d'Oc wines: bright and solar

Posted by Margot on 27th Apr 2021

Have you ever heard of Pays d'Oc Wines?Pays d'Oc wines come from France, they belong to an IGP - Indication géographique protégée - which means their name is protected. In order to be able to produce … read more
Wines of Terra Vitis

Wines of Terra Vitis

Posted by Margot on 30th Mar 2021

You may have noticed the Stamp of Terra Vitis on wines such as those from Domaine Le Clayou and Domaine Saint Benezet, but what does it mean?Over 15 years ago, a group of winemakers came together to c … read more