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Where are the French IGP zones?

Pays d'Oc is the IGP title for red, white and rosé wines that are made in a large area on the southern coast of France. The catchment area for the IGP corresponds roughly to the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region – one of the largest winegrowing areas in France.

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In this manner, what is IGP wine?

IGP or Indication Géographique Protégée, is a wine classification under the French AOC system and is the lowest-ranking in the country's wine hierarchy. These are typically wines sold under brands, however, they still indicate the wine is from a certain region.

Similarly, which region is most active in the production of Vin de Pays? The most voluminous contributor to this category of wines is Vin de Pays d'Oc, from the Languedoc-Roussillon area in Mediterranean France. The second largest volume of Vin de Pays wines is produced as Vin de Pays de la Loire, a designation that applies to wines from the whole Loire Valley.

Likewise, people ask, how are French wines classified?

The three official tiers of French wine quality classification: AOC (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée) indicates the geographical origin, quality and (generally) the style of a wine. All Grand Cru and Premier Cru wines fall into the AOC category. Grand Cru is the very highest classification of French wine.

What does PAYS D OC mean in English?

July 09, 2018. Vin de pays is a French term meaning "country wine." Vins de pays is a step in the French wine classification that is above the table wine (Vin de table) classification, but below Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) and formerly below VDQS classifications.

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