Term for the south France (midi = south, noon) or the low-lying, flat area on the Mediterranean coast between the Pyrenees, Cévennes and Rhône in the southwest. Under this geographically not clearly defined collective name are usually the three major winegrowing regions Languedoc. Roussillon and Provence Roger that. Occasionally, however, the winegrowing region Southwest France counted to it. This vast area covers over 400,000 hectares of vineyards and is with over one third of the total vineyard area and 40% of the wine production of largest winegrowing area France and the world.