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New Wines, New Faces: An American Attitude in the Southern Rhône

With his Château de Nages wines, Michel Gassier has brought attention to the obscure Côstières de Nîmes appellation.
Per-Henrik Mansson
Posted: October 4, 2002

If it weren't for winemaker Michel Gassier's wanderlust, Château de Nages might never have become the star that now sheds a bright light on the obscure appellation of Côstières de Nîmes. When Gassier went to the United States in 1983, at the age of 23, he didn't think winemaking was a noble occupation.

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