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Term for the south of France (midi = south, noon) or the low-lying, flat area on the Mediterranean coast between the Pyrenees, Cevennes and Rhône in the southwest. This geographically not clearly defined collective term usually refers to the three major wine-growing regions Languedoc, Roussillon and Provence. In some cases, however, the wine-growing region of southwest France is also included. This vast area covers more than 400,000 hectares of vineyards and is the largest wine-growing region in France and the world, accounting for more than a third of the total area under vines and 40% of wine production.

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