Ciatti France / Europe
The Ciatti Europe office was established in 1998. We pride ourselves on being a pioneer in the importation of wine to Northern Europe and Germany. Our team’s expertise, proximity and knowledge of the local European market are one of our key advantages within the European wine industry.
The Ciatti Europe office is responsible for all wine industry solutions around Europe, including a specific focus on France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and the UK. Ciatti France is part of the “French Brokers Syndicate”, connecting us to the major players in the French wine industry and keeping us up to date in the latest movements in the market. From the single family estates to the largest union of coops, our multinational multilingual team offers a breadth of services to fit all your needs.
The office moved in October 2011 to return to Montpellier. Located only 5 minutes from the highway, and close to the newest Rugby World Cup stadium, please drop in if you are in the area!
261 Chemin de Poutingon
34070 Montpellier, France
Phone: 33. 467.913535
More About Languedoc-Roussillon France Wine
The Languedoc vineyard history begins with the Greeks many eras before our era,
when they insert the vines 5 centuries before J.C.
And it is like many others French vineyards that it takes off with the Romans impulsion when they took the country back from the Greeks.
Since then the viticulture is playing a vital role in the regional economy!
Main AOP (36 in total): AOP Languedoc, AOP Languedoc Grès de Montpellier, AOP Languedoc St Georges d’Orques, AOP St Chinian, AOP Faugères, AOP Pic St Loup, AOP Picpoul de Pinet, AOP Muscat de Mireval, …
Main IGP (22 in total): IGP Pays d’Oc, IGP Hérault, IGP Gard, IGP Aude, …
Key numbers :
- 224 000 hectares vineyard spreading over 4 departments (Aude, Gard, Hérault and Pyrénées-Orientales) It’s the world biggest vineyard !
- Around 22 000 producers
- 13.6 million hectoliters (14% Rosé, 76% Red and 10% White)
- The Languedoc Roussillon represent 33% of the French production and 5% of the world production
- 1rst Organic vineyard in France with 22 000 hectares witch represent 36 % of the French organic vineyard and 7 % of the world organic vineyard
The Languedoc-Roussillon is a Mediterranean climate region : Summers are hot and dry, autumns and springs are sweets even if some morning frosts are possible, winters are sunny and not too cold : temperatures rarely go below 0°C. The pluviometry is weak and the Tramontane (a local wind) wich is often felt, allows vines to be dried and prevent sickness.
Average annual temperature : 13.9°C
Between 2500 and 3000 sunshine hours per years
Between 500 and 700 rain millimeters per years