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!!
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!
Gold Medal Milliseme Bio 2019
Silver Medal Vinalies Internationale 2018
Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah, 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!!
50% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 20% Carignan
Food pairing: This is our friend and Italian sommelier Soili Herpe’s favorite red wine!! Become an instant star when you serve with Greek Lamb Youvetsi (Orzo) Sprinkled with Kefalotiri Cheese; or Beef Tenderloin with Green Peppercorn Cream Sauce and Oven Roasted Rosemary-Garlic Potatoes. Or as your go to Burger and Fries or Pepperoni Pizza wine.
A.O.P. Crémant de Limoux
60% Chardonnay, 25% Chenin Blanc, 15% Pinot Noir
Food pairing: Party time! Bridesmaid’s brunch of shrimp salad, evening aperitif and into a seafood dinner all the way through the fruit tart with Chantilly. Or if you're feeling really decadent drink alongside a bowl of hot, buttered popcorn! This exceptional sparkling rosé will carry you in style through a whole day and evening. We can’t get enough!
85% Grenache Noir, 15% Mourvèdre
Food pairing: Let’s go high and low to show the versatility of this red: Beef Wellington or Juicy Charbroiled Burgers. This Athanor, the cauldron of the alchemist, can hang in there. Try it with Beef Tacos, Fajitas, and Roasted Cabrito (Goat). Or Chili con Carne. Or chill it and drink with Bouillabaise with Rouille Basil Crostini. A true magician in a bottle!
A.O.P. Languedoc Grès de Montpellier
42% Grenache, 41% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre, 2% Carignan
Food pairing: This gold medal winner is lights out with Baked Curried Lamb Shoulder with Fried Shallot Couscous; Greek Cinnamon Spiced Moussaka; Classic Turkey and Herbed Dressing with Cranberry-Orange Sauce.
Medaille d’Or Concours Général Agricole
40% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache Noir, 30% Syrah
Food pairing: Bear LOVES this wine! It’s a clear garnet jewel that will shine with his favorite foods: A Juicy Bacon-Cheese Burger with Grilled Onions; and Herbed Standing Rib Roast with Pommes Dauphinoise (potatoes baked in cream and cheese) and Glazed Honey Carrots.
50% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache Noir, 20% Syrah
Food pairing: Stuffed Tomatoes with Rice, Pine Nuts, Currants and Mint; Baked Chicken with Grilled Vegetables in Thyme-Garlic Olive Oil; and Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Prunes and Almonds. Also perfect with Holiday Turkey!
70% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne
Food pairing: This wine which comes from “The Cathedral“ vineyard will bring you to your knees when served with Blue Cheese and Pear pastry appetizers; Roast Yuzu Chicken and Japanese slaw with Mirin Vinaigrette; or Tagliatelle of Wild Mushrooms.
A.O.P. Minervois La Livinière
70% Syrah, 20% Grenache Noir, 10% Carignan
Food pairing: Luscious with Chicken Curry and Spiced Jasmine Rice; Scampi and Sweet Pepper Sauté with Ouzo Cream Sauce; and Barbequed Red Mullet (or Redfish) with Sauce Provençale (Tomatoes, Garlic, Black Olives, Basil).
65% Syrah, 20% Old Carignan, 15% Grenache Noir
Food pairing: This wine stands out as one you can love alone or feel proud to serve to a group of friends. This signature organic wine from another wonderful female winemaker is full of flavor but with soft tannins, so it feels fresh and interesting until the last drop. This is a total winner with Dry-Aged Rib Eye Steak with Caramelized Shallot and Rosemary Balsamic Purée or down home Beef Tacos with Pico de Gallo and Frijoles a la Charra. Ahhh..ha..ha..ha!!
Vin de Pays Coteaux de Fontcaude
50% Chenin Blanc, 50% Grenache Blanc
Food pairing: This beautiful white wine is an untraditional blend of Chenin Blanc and Grenache Blanc. The result is elegant and flavorful with just the right amount of minerality. Think Shrimp Pad Thai, Grilled Lemongrass Chicken and Halibut Cheeks with Ginger-Orange Sauce.