The French are known for many things: their cuisine is unrivaled. Their love of fine art is infamous. Their music is occasionally sublime. One thing the French are definitely known for is their wine. Sud De France has returned to New York for a magnificent celebration of food and wine that will span the next three weeks.
“Wine is an expression of a locale, a culture,” said executive director Marianne Fabre-Lanvin. “Grapes are grown in different places, they carry the habits, the style of the growers. I ‘travel’ through the wine.”
Sud De France began in 2006 to promote the wines the region of Languedoc-Roussillon had to offer. The diverse terrain in the region provides an unparalleled range of reds, whites, varietals and blends. The company’s deliberately reduced its production efforts to concentrate on quality, not quantity.