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English tastings are coming back !

English tastings are coming back !

Domaine de Mourchon, based in a scheduled valley behind the village of Séguret, organizes during the high season tours in the vineyard and tasting all in English for the foreigners who come and discover the Provence lifestyle and the tradition from our beautiful region.

We will be pleased to welcome you at Mourchon to explain you the winery’s secrets or the art of making wine.

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PROWEIN 2017 - STAND 12B/20

PROWEIN 2017 - STAND 12B/20

Save the date !

Two weeks count down to PROWEIN 2017 the International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits in Düsseldorf, Germany for three days : 19-21 March.

Domaine de Mourchon will be presenting its complete range of internationnally recognized Rhône Wines over three appellations : AOP... Read more

Grenache tasting "Off" Vinisud 2017

Grenache tasting "Off" Vinisud 2017

We will be participating in the Grenache tasting on the saturday night 28th January from 7:00 to 11:30 pm before the opening of the ViniSud wine and spirit fair .

This is 'off ' the official programme where we present grenache grape only wines with food and music in a relaxed venue in the city of Montpellier ! 

This event is organized by the Grenache Association whose the co-founder M. McKinlay Walter is the... Read more

VINISUD 2017

VINISUD 2017

We will be part of Vinisud 2017 Wine & Spirits fair in Montpellier on the 29, 30, 31 of January.

Please come and meet us for a tasting of our internationally recognised Rhône wines : 

CÔTES DU RHÔNES 

CÔTES DU RHÖNE VILLAGE SEGURET 

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Mourchon wine and food pairing in Carpentras

Mourchon wine and food pairing in Carpentras

Thusday 15 December, great evening to discover the Mourchon range of wine at La Galerie Gourmande in Carpentras !

Come to taste (or re-taste) our wines known internationnally during an informal wine tasting with Hugo Levingston who will tell you all about the Mourchon story and wine.

Quality apetizers and cheese/charcuterie plates will be offered.

You will be able to buy our wines at cellar price.

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Tasting of Mourchon wines in London

Tasting of Mourchon wines in London

On friday November 25th come to meet the winemaker for an evening of wine and cheese with Domaine de Mourchon.

Hugo Levingston will comment 5 wines from our winery.

In partnership with the wine club, WinoT the event will take place at he stunning venue of M Wine Shop... Read more

The Rhône Wine Week in Ireland

The Rhône Wine Week in Ireland

The Rhône Wine Week will take place from sunday 29 to saturday 5 of October in Ireland in good independent wine cellars and restaurants there.

A festive and friendly celebration of the wines from the Rhône Valley in conjunction with many producers including Domaine de Mourchon !

WEDNESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER

Special showing combined with wine-tasting. Meet the winemaker, taster the wines... Read more

Domaine de Mourchon in Hong Kong

Domaine de Mourchon in Hong Kong

Domaine de Mourchon will be showing their current Côtes-du-Rhône wine vintages at the Hong Kong International Wine Fair 2016

on Thursday 10th, Friday 11th and Saturday 12th November.

 

Location
HONG KONG CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE
1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai
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The Epicurean show in London

The Epicurean show in London

THE EPICUREAN - FINE WINE & FOOD / CRAFT BEER & SPIRITS

The Epicurean is London’s festival of hand crafted alcoholic drinks and fine foods. Artisanal wines from specialist importers, craft beers from UK micro-breweries, spirits from niche distillers and the finest foods both imported and made in the UK. Sample across the event, buy to drink or take home, order for home delivery or simply enjoy a... Read more

Jancis Robinson : Ratings for the 2014 vintage

Jancis Robinson : Ratings for the 2014 vintage

Once again, we are pleased to report the excellent ratings given by Jancis Robinson.

RED COTES-DU-RHONE VILLAGES SEGURET TRADITION 2014 (available next year)

Jancis Robinson – 16,5/20

Tank sample. 65% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 10% Carignan – from 40 year-old hillside vines at 35hl/ha.... Read more

16th Sept : Celebrate Grenache Day at Mourchon !

16th Sept : Celebrate Grenache Day at Mourchon !

Come to celebrate Grenache Day on Friday 16th September at Domaine de Mourchon !

You can taste 2005, 2006 and 2007 older Grenache vintages of comparition with the 2013 wines.

The tasting will be interactive and fun for both hedonistic and expert wine lovers.

And when the evening will come... music, food plates,... Read more

The Decanter 50 Top Rosé for summer !

The Decanter 50 Top Rosé for summer !

We are pleased to report again positive criticism for our Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Séguret Loubié Rosé 2015 !

After 300 rosé wines were tasted the Decanter magazine selected the Top 50 of which our Loubié Rosé 2015 was positionned in the 29th place. 

Please find the whole list in the Decanter September issue.

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Great ratings for Mourchon wines from The Wine Spectator magazine

Great ratings for Mourchon wines from The Wine Spectator magazine

We are pleased and proud to report the great ratings given by the Wine Spectator, one of the most influential wine publication in America.

All the wines quoted below are considered by the publication as "Oustanding wines" and are defined as wines of superior character and style.

 

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16 juillet : Chorale dans la cuverie du domaine

16 juillet : Chorale dans la cuverie du domaine

Nous sommes ravis de les accueillir une nouvelle fois au Domaine de Mourchon !

Venez vivre une expérience unique avec la Chorale de Chambre Anglaise reprenant des musiques de compositieurs d'Europe et d'ailleurs.

Concert + apéritif : 10 euros

On vous attend nombreux !

Réservation en ligne via Eventbrite : http://bit.ly/29tuuYe

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13 juillet : Pique-nique au Domaine

13 juillet : Pique-nique au Domaine

On remet ça cette année ! Le traditionnel pique-nique du Domaine de Mourchon aura lieu le mercredi 13 juillet à partir de 18h30

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Jancis Robinson Reviews 2013

Jancis Robinson Reviews 2013

Once again very happy to have the excellant Jancis Robinson MW review our wines. Please find her thoughts on our AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages Séguret Tradition and Grande Reserve 2013, now available while stocks last ! 

Jancis is one of the worlds best wine critics and her website Purple Pages is wholey dedicated to wine, if you like to follow the world of wine check out her easy to use... Read more

ViniSud 2016

ViniSud 2016

Come and Join us at ViniSud 2016 on stand number A3C31; 15,16,17 February.

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Flowering or bloom is now happening in the vineyards.

Flowering or bloom is now happening in the vineyards.

We can report today the weather is calm and hope that it continues. Any cold, wet and windy weather patterns now will have a negative effect on the next stage of fruit set, when the berries form and develop into what we are looking forward to… beautiful grapes !
…Other flora is also blooming.
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Gold for Mourchon at Grenaches du Monde

Gold for Mourchon at Grenaches du Monde

Domaine de Mourchon was awarded a Gold Medal for their Grande Reserve at this week’s Grenaches du Monde in Perpignan in France. This international competition for Grenache wines attracts entries from France, Spain, Brazil, Australia, Italy, South Africa and various other countries.

This event was an outstanding success and we look forward for the next edition!

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Parcel preparation

Parcel preparation

The bulldozer pictured is currently levelling out two hectares of ground in preparation for planting two separate parcels of Grenache vines here at domaine de Mourchon. These parcels are named les Sausses.

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The Mourchon USA tour continues...

The Mourchon USA tour continues...

The Mourchon campaign to support our USA importers/distributors is now in the second week.  It began in New Orleans, Louisiana, then Dallas and Houston in Texas, and currently in California.

Pictured here is the Wine Mine wine store in Oakland, California.  Wine Mine successfully sell the Mourcon Loubie Rose and Cotes du Rhone Villages Seguret Tradition.

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Mourchon in Dallas, Texas

Mourchon in Dallas, Texas

Seen here guests at the Mourchon wine tasting at the Cru wine bar in Dallas, Texas. The food/wine match worked very well – happy times!

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Sunshine + Music + Wine = Happy Day

Sunshine + Music + Wine = Happy Day

There was a collective sense of relief when the sun came out and did it’s duty on the day of our picnic and live music at Mourchon.   More than 250 people brought along their paniers-repas to listen to music from several local groups all washed down with the increasingly popular Ballon de Rosé.
Highlights included Sebastien’s ever-polished trumpet solos, Hugo’s bold vocals and impressive stage-craft and... Read more

Good news from Sweden’s wine journalists

Good news from Sweden’s wine journalists

We are pleased to announce the Domaine de Mourchon Family Reserve Syrah 2010 & the Mourchon Chateauneuf du Pape 2010 have been been awarded ‘Bästa Köp’ (Best Buy) in VIN ALLT OM (All About Wine) , issue December 2013, Sweden.

We have always had a strong feeling they are going to enjoy these wines. Ironically made in a hot southern French climate yet very drinkable in a cold nordic one.

Jancis Robinson’s... Read more

Mourchon in Beveren, Belgium

Mourchon in Beveren, Belgium

It will be a pleasure to meet our customers at the following event kindly hosted by Soete Huys in Beveren on December 14th, please follow this link below for further informations. An event where we will be showing a large range of wines follow vintages back to 2006 !

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Cycling and Wine make a great match

Cycling and Wine make a great match

Apart from making wine Domaine de Mourchon is fast becoming the Mecca of cycling in the Rhône valley.  Pictured here are a group of American biking enthusiasts from Maine enjoying the Vaucluse countryside.  Their week’s ride itinerary was organised by Robert Deeley of cycleventoux.com who uses the Mourchon Gîte as a base for cycle tours in the Rhône Valley, Swiss, Italian, and French Alps also the Pyrénées.

The... Read more

Finished at last!

Finished at last!

This year’s harvest started late and as just been completed – Wednesday 16th October – four weeks later than the 2012 harvest.  The photo shows the pickers celebrating a job well done.

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The 2013 harvest begins at last

The 2013 harvest begins at last

Seen here Grenache grapes arriving at the winery reception on this, the first day of the 2013 harvest which is three weeks later than normal.  These grapes will be blended with Syrah for the Mourchon Loubié Rosé wine.

Debbie our ‘ Queen of the vines ‘ is working hard helping the grapes into reception for fermentation.

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New Foudre installation

New Foudre installation

Pictured here is the installation of our second French oak Foudre.  This 40 hectolitre container will be used for the aging of Mourchon top cuvées – the Grande Reserve and Family Reserve wines.

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Vin de France "Secret" - a new product of Mourchon

Vin de France "Secret" - a new product of Mourchon

The 2011 Secret is a sweet red wine made from grapes from old Grenache vines.  Fermentation was stopped before completion leaving residual sugar deposit.

It’s really great with chocolate cake!

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Fête du vin 2013 à Séguret

Fête du vin 2013 à Séguret

Lots of fun was had at this year’s Séguret Fête du Vin with donkey rides for the children and horse and cart transportation for those wishing to taste the wines of the village producers.  The tasting stations were spread out among the vines giving tourists and local enthusiasts a great opportunity to enjoy the Côtes du Rhône villages Séguret  wines in both comfort and style.  In the evening,... Read more

Langham Hotel in Chicago

Langham Hotel in Chicago

The Langham’s chain of delux hotels will open it’s latest in the centre of Chicago this week, and the domaine de Mourchon is pleased to advise that each of the hotel’s three hundred and fifty bedrooms will be stocked with their Côtes du Rhône Villages Tradition Seguret red Wine.

We wish every success to the Langham in Chicago.

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Wines Thieves - Mourchon wine tasting in Berkeley, California

Wines Thieves - Mourchon wine tasting in Berkeley, California

Wines Thieves wine store customers of Mourchon’s California distributors Winewarehouse held a well attended tasting of our wines resulting in many positive comments on the Grande Reserve, Tradition and Loubie Rose.  What a great evening!

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Viticulture 2013

Viticulture 2013

Rain has without doubt been the overall characteristic of this springtime 2013. However, as we bemoan the lack of sunshine and long for warmer temperatures Sebastien is quick to remind us that this is in fact ‘classique’ and that, due to recent dryer years, we have lost sight of the text-book April showers that should characterise this time of year.  As a result the growth cycle of the vines is about 10 days behind that of last... Read more

New shoots, new ways of reaching out...

As the vines reach out their new shoots, at Domaine de Mourchon we are also developing new ways to reach out and connect with our community. Yesterday we published our new look web site.  As well as being easier for us to keep up-to-date than our last site, it’s been developed to provide more opportunities for interaction between Mourchon and our friend; by integrating... Read more

The Wine Advocate review our Rosé Loubié 2012

The Wine Advocate review our Rosé Loubié 2012

The Wine Advocate recently reviewed our Rosé Loubié 2012: 

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Spring Drinks

Spring Drinks

The release of the Loubié rosé and La Source white in early April always marks a seasonal shift in our drinking habits even if the Spring sunshine is a bit shy in coming forward. As the days get longer and the choice of locally produced vegetables more varied the rosé and white wines make a welcome and fresh change to the palate. This year we are particularly pleased with the results of the 2012 vintage. The La Source 2012... Read more

Mourchon Nearest the Pin challenge

Mourchon Nearest the Pin challenge

Golfer David Payne pictured here almost finished inside the current leader of the Mourchon ‘ nearest the pin golf competion. The challenge for the invited entrants during the calendar year 2013 is to finish with a shot nearest the pin or in the hole. The winner will take home a nice prize of Mourchon wine.

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Mourchon wine tasting and dinner at The Wine Company at Colchester, UK

Mourchon wine tasting and dinner at The Wine Company at Colchester, UK

Our good friends and customers the Wine Company from Colchester in East Anglia, England recently invited domaine de Mourchon to present our wines at a tasting and dinner at their home base. The evening was a resounding success due to the outstanding organisation of the event by the Wine Company’s team.

The dinner matched the excellent food with Mourchon wines as can be seen from the evening’s menu.

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