Cairanne called cru

April 22, 2016By Georges MeekersGrapes

Wines from the Southern Rhône village of Cairanne will soon be able to tout the coveted designation ‘cru’ on their labels. The French body that oversees wine appellations, the Institut National des Appellations d’Origine (INAO), officially approved Cairanne as an appellation communale after an eight-year procedure. Publication of the official decree is imminent. Cairanne first … Read More