Term for the south France (midi = south, noon) or the low-lying, flat area on the Mediterranean coast between the Pyrenees, Cevennes and Rhône in the southwest. The three major winegrowing regions are usually classified under this geographically not clearly defined collective name Languedoc. Roussillon and Provence Roger that. Occasionally, however, the wine-growing region also becomes Southwest France included. This huge area covers over 400,000 hectares of vineyards and is responsible for over a third of the total vines and 40% of the wine production largest wine growing area France and the world.