It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of the Plaimont Co-operative in the South of France. I’ve visited a number of times over the years and there is always something new going on.Read More
This sums up the mentality there, they have brought in the latest in American wine-making techniques and machinery to great effect. Not only this, but they are also embracing certain bio-dynamic practices in the vineyard such as planting dung filled cattle horns to fertalise the vineyard and harvesting the grapes depending upon the position of the moon! This may sound like something of a contradiction, but upon tasting the wines hopefully you will agree that the experimentation is paying off. </p>
A region once overlooked because of its reputation for producing ‘everyday’ wines of little repute, is now being taken seriously because of producers such as Plaimont.