The Wine Shop
The wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon are sexy, sultry, sensuous and sensational. Need we say more? Due to the abundant sunshine the grapes ripen with beautiful fruit characteristics and the wines feel luscious and rich in your mouth. Our wines are made by the most passionate winemakers and have a finesse and complexity that will keep you coming back for more. Many of the winemakers are contrarian and make wines in their own passionate way regardless of tradition or requirements to be an AOC wine. To learn more, check out our appellations page.
Before making our wine club selections each year we taste over 1,000 wines, making us your personal, on location Languedoc somms. We are so excited to bring these wines to you.
Our organic selections are shown below with the European Union organic designation.
Click the wine name below to see the Languedoc sommelier’s tasting notes
Although we ship around the country, Seattle wine lovers can pick their purchases up at our Georgetown warehouse and tasting room. White glove delivery is available in the Seattle downtown corridor by calling 206-323-4757 and speaking with Ioana.
Out of state wine shipments are sent using a compliance company in California. Customers outside of Washington state please allow 2 to 3 weeks for your wines to arrive.
Here's what we have for you:
It was love at first sight for Princess. This wine is fresh, and so flavorful and delicious. It has the "glug glug factor" that makes it hard to stop tasting and sharing with family and friends. This crisp wine is perfect with oysters, and all other shellfish. You will not find a wine anywhere is the US that gets close to the quality of this wine for the same price. Refreshing in more ways than one!
90% Syrah 10% Viognier
Food Pairings: Love a winner? At one of our rosé tastings getting this year's selections ready for you, all 6 of our tasters picked this fabulous wine!! It's an all-day summer and fall wine you will love until the end of the last bottle. Try it with a mache salad with watermelon and feta cheese tossed in a lemon, thyme and olive oil vinaigrette. Gold medal!!
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Food Pairings: Do not be fooled that inexpensive wines can’t be good. From casual drinker to experienced wine sellers everyone who tasted this wine before we bought it loved it! It is super drinkable on its own and is perfect with grilled white fish in a lemon butter sauce or just as an aperitif with cheese and crackers or, popcorn!
85% Chardonnay, 15% Viognier
Food pairing note: An all occasion delicious wine. One of our favorites! As aperitif : Goat Cheese on Crostini with Fig Jam; for a Luncheon: Chicken Salad with Grapes, Celery and Toasted Almonds; for Dinner: Grilled Snapper or Seabass with Pine Nut, Lemon-Butter Sauce and a side of Fettuccine Alfredo with Lemon Zest. Repeat....delicious!
IGP Pays d’Oc
70% Grenache 30% Syrah
Food Pairings: This beautiful salmon pink wine, named for the winemaker’s wife, is made from organic Syrah and Grenache grapes harvested in the cool early morning and aged on the lees to give body and richness to this wine. Delicious pomegranate and strawberry flavors drench your palate! It is great on its own for sipping or with Thai dishes or a summer sausage and chicken barbeque. We all love what Robin made for Liz!
IGP Pays d'Oc
100% Cabernet Franc
Food Pairings: A Languedoc rosé from Cabernet Franc grapes? Just wait until you taste it!! From vineyards high in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains. Mouthwatering and delicious summer ripe berry aromas! Try it with shrimp and scallop paella dressed with lemon verbena vinaigrette. Then, a cold raspberry mousse....together a peak experience!!
85% Mourvèdre, 15% Grenache
Food Pairings: Really, really delicious! The mourvedre grape gives this wine such a wonderful flavor, only exceeded in loveliness by the young winemaker, our neighbor, Marine. Serve this with roasted turkey sandwiches, curried mayonnaise, and slices of vine-ripened tomatoes. Life is good!
IGP Pays d'Oc
Médaille d’Or "Gilbert & Gaillard“ 2012
Food Pairings: Pizza, Pasta, grilled lamb or to simply share with friends
Gold Medal Milliseme Bio 2019
Silver Medal Vinalies Internationale 2018
50% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot, 20% Malbec
Food Pairings: Jem Harris, a transplant from Australia, makes this extravagant organic rosé full of fruit aromas and so lovely to feel in your mouth. Jem's masterful blending of Atlantic and Languedoc grape varieties is brilliant. Ahhh...Enjoy on its own or serve with Parmesan Crusted Chicken and Cesear Salad or Shrimp, Grapefruit and Avacado Salad with Poppyseed Dressing. The Marquis will win your heart! Again and again.
IGP Pays d'Oc
Gold Medal, Challenge International 2015
Silver Medal, Concours Géneral Agricole de Paris 2015
Food Pairings: The amazing winemaker Jem Harris who works the beautiful vineyards at La Louviere up in the foothills of the Pyrennes mountains makes this incredible, award-winning Chardonnay. This grape thrives up in the cool mountain air. Incredible wine with shellfish, coquilles St. Jacques as well as Thai chicken and seafood dishes. Enjoy!!
IGP Pays d'Oc
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Gold Medal, Concours Général Agricole, Paris 2015, 2016, 2017,2019
Top 100 wines ‘Sud de France 2016’ and 17 by Tim Atkin MW
Food Pairing: At ease with white, light and marinated meats, sushi or with Asian food, this Sauvignon is also quite successful by itself.
60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Malbec
Silver Medal Milliseme Bio 2018
Silver Medal au Concours des Grands Vins de Frances à Mâcon 2015
Silver Medal au Concours general agricole de Paris 2015
Food Pairings: A good choice with hearty meat dishes and strong cheeses.
45% Grenache Noir, 40% Syrah, 15% Cinsault
Food pairing: Princess loves this wine! Magali is the Occitan name for Magdalene, perhaps Mary Magdalene, who is believed to have landed in the Languedoc after fleeing Egypt. Left to breathe for an hour the aromas and tastes in this wine are luscious and smooth. Take it high with Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Rosemary Peppercorn Butter, or see her shine with Pepperoni Pizza and Charbroiled Burgers with Pesto Mayonnaise and Sundried Tomato Relish. She's ready to drink now!
Vin de France
80% Carignan 20% Muscat Petits Grains
Food Pairings: Delight in this unusual blend with Oysters Rockefeller or Cheese Gougères. Close your eyes, taste and you will be transported to the land of the Cathar castles of the Languedoc which overlook some of Katie's magical vineyards.
A.O.P. Saint Chinian
30% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne, 30% Vermentino, 10% Viognier
Food pairing: Everyone loves this wine! You can drink it with appetizers such as Crostini Smeared with Honey and Goat Cheese such as the one made by the lovely Louisa Yarmuth in Seattle, or for a more hearty meal try Pork Chops with Roasted Apples or Seared Scallops with Mango Salsa. This unusual blend of grapes, in the capable hands of winemaker Olivier Pascal, delivers! Thirst for the ideal...accomplished!
Syrah, Grenache, Colombard
Food Pairings: The addition of Colombard in this rosé is so delicious! The organic vineyards sit near the Mediterranean Sea so they are bathed in sea breezes giving a special freshness to this wine. Try it with Pissaladière from Provence or your favorite pizza! You will want more!
80% Grenache Noir, 20% Syrah
Food pairing: This is your new favorite everyday red! It is great with all everyday foods: burgers, pizza, spicy fried chicken, tacos, Indian take out. Don’t order just one case....
A.O.P. Coteaux du Languedoc-Saint Georges d’Orques
80% Grenache, 20% Cinsault
Food pairing: Princess loves the exotic and irresistible female allure to this wine made by Diane Losfelt. In winter drink with pork chops and grilled apples; this is your all year party wine with pita chips and hummus; veggie sticks (for our gluten-free friends) with feta-roasted red pepper dip and rosemary crostini with artichoke parmesan dip.
Vin de France
Food pairing: Shrimp ceviche; fish tacos with harissa aïoli (mayonnaise) and Gulf Coast red snapper on the half shell.
Grenache blanc, Roussanne, Vermentino ou Rolle
Food Pairings: Oysters, Grilled fish, Aged cheeses, Fruit desserts
A.O.P. Saint Chinian Berlou
55% Syrah, 45% Lledonner Pelut (Hairy Grenache)
Food pairing: This very approachable and delicious wine is soooo wonderful with T-Bone Steak with Thyme and Garlic Butter. Try it with Duck Rillettes Salad with Orange-Ginger Vinaigrette and Traditional Cassoulet Castelnaudry. Fabulicious!
30% Syrah, 25% Mourvèdre, 25% Grenache Noir, 20% Carignan
Food pairing: Get out your grill! Barbecued ribs and chicken and burgers, of course; charcuterie (deli meat) plates and hard cheeses.
I.G.P. Pays d’Oc
Food pairing: If you have trouble sharing, then open this wine alone. Seriously. But if you love company too then serve on the weekend with Eggs Benedict Drenched in a Gorgeous Buttery Lemon Hollandaise; Crusty Chicken Pot Pie; or Roasted Pork Loin with Calvados Cream Sauce.
A.O.P. Côteaux Languedoc
50% Grenache, 30% Carignan, 20% Syrah
Food pairing: Spiced, prune stuffed pork loin; holiday turkey with sage-corn stuffing and cranberry sauce.
Côtes du Roussillon
55% grenache blanc, 25% grenache gris, 20% maccabeu
Food Pairings: fish and scallops.
I.G.P. Vin de Pays d’Oc
100% Sauvignon blanc
Food pairing: Get to know this lovely Lioness! Beautiful flavors with Mandarin-Almond Chicken Salad; Shrimp Sautée with Tarragon-Chervil Lemon Butter and Zucchini Noodles; Pork Tenderloin with Apricot-Onion-Brioche Stuffing.
IGP Pays d'Oc
100% Pinot Noir
Food Pairings: We were told about this winemaker from two other great winemakers in the region. This is a lovely every day Pinot Noir that is delicious with Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, Cheese Plates and Roasted Root Vegetable Tagine.
50% Vermentino, 30% Roussanne, 20% White Grenache
Food Pairings: This wine captured our hearts and palates the first time we tasted it! And we keep coming back for more. It is SO delicious. Made from organic grapes grown near the Mediterranean, you can almost taste the sea in the fruits and aromas of the grapes. This wine will delight with white fish, shellfish and oyster feasts. Try it with Salt Crusted Red Snapper and Whipped Olive Oil and Lemon Drizzle.
We are big fans of this wine as a Friday night wine, a great way to finish the week and start the weekend (though it is just as good on Saturday, Sunday and every other day of the week....) Serve chilled with seafood salads, caviar pie or on its own with a good friend by your side!
45% Syrah, 40% Grenache Noir, 15% Cinsault
Food pairing: Try this "Blend of the Knights", who indeed rode through the Milhau estate centuries ago, as did the troubadours who originated in the Languedoc. This blend is rich and flavorful. and shows the best the grapes and soils of St. Chinian have to offer. Try this with Braised Cumin and Cinnamon Lamb with Pureed Chive Potatoes or Black Currant and Indian Longpepper Lacquered Duck Breast with Mashed Yams. This will free your inner troubadour. Share your song!!