ottawa citizen

January 13, 2016

The Ottawa man who tends to his French vineyard. Call him an accidental winemaker. Frédéric Brouca, an Ottawa resident who makes wine from his own vineyard in southern France, was headed for a career in business...

ALICE FEIRING

December 2015

I've loved all three cuvées. All are marked by an elegance, a equality all-too-often lacking in wines from the south of France. There's gantleness, a great vein of acidity that was horpedo-like and stomy plums...

ROSEMARY GEORGE

MW January 13th 2015

A few days in the Languedoc, with Frédéric Brouca and Jean-Michel Alquier. During my New Year visit to the Languedoc ../.. I had some rather delicious bottles of Faugères to check out. The wines of a new estate, with a first vintage in 2013, are just coming onto the market. Look out for Domaine Frédéric Brouca. He has made four quite distinctive cuvées...

Wine & Spirits

June 2015

Year's best Languedoc-Roussillon. 2013 Faugères Samsò Seuille Cinsault Frédéric Brouca worked as a wine marketer and consultant in Canada before buyyng 25 acres of vines in Faugères with his wife, Elaine, in 2012. This 2013 is their first vintage, 100 percent cinsault off organically farmed 40 years old bush vines growing on schist...

John Szabo

MS March 22nd 2015

"A happy new addition to the roster of producers in the excellent corner of France."

"2013 is the inaugural vintage for Fred znd his wifes Elaine of Domaine Frédéric Brouca, who purchased 25 acres of 30+ year old, certified organic vines int the schists of the Faugères AOC in 2012...