Languedoc - “The Frontier of French Wine”

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Special Guest Speaker:
Jo-Ann Ross, DWS
The Languedoc - rugged, individualistic, stunning. The wines of this
region reflect a fascinating history, a pioneer spirit and a joyous
elegance. Once called France’s “Wine Lake”, the Languedoc was
known for cheap and cheerful wine. Over the last 25 years, attentive
wine growing and winemaking have improved significantly. The
quality of the wines is wonderful! Fortunately, these wines still
represent a significant value. The Languedoc offers something for
everyone - from crisp sparkling wines, refreshing rosés, and reds that
are like “Côtes du Rhone kicked up a notch”. It’s time for a real wine
adventure.

About Jo-Ann:
Jo-Ann Ross, a lifelong wine enthusiast, took a glorious hobby and turned it
into an active career. In addition to holding a Diploma of Wine and Spirits
from Great Britain’s Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET), she is a
Certified Specialist of Wine and a Certified Specialist of Spirits through the
Society of Wine Educators. Jo-Ann is also New England’s First French
Wine Scholar Instructor issued by the French Wine Society of Washington,
DC and endorsed by Wines of France. With three “sold out” French Wine
Scholar courses under her belt, she is currently conducting the fourth FWS
course at Boston’s French Cultural Center (Alliance Française) in
Downtown Boston. This Master Level Languedoc-Roussillon Instructor,
gave two sold-out Languedoc seminars at Boston’s Wine Expo. Affectionately called “The Languedoc Lady” Jo-Ann is currently doing her
4th marketing promotion of Languedoc Wines. Last year, consumers
purchased 6,567 bottles, 993 glasses, and 4 boxed Languedoc wines.

Recent Press On Languedoc:
Gérard Bertrand Projects 54% Rise For 2015, Raising Languedoc’s Presence In U.S. Market
http://www.shankennewsdaily.com/index.php/2015/05/22/12486/gerard-bertrand-projects-54-rise-for-2015-raising-languedocs-presence-in-u-s-market/