Meurthe-et-Moselle is a department in the Grand Est region of France and is named after the Meurthe and Moselle rivers. The place of Meurthe-et-Moselle was created in the year 1871 at the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The chief rivers of Meurthe-et-Moselle are the Moselle, the Chlers, the Meurthe and the Vezouze. It is also important to know that parts of Meurthe-et-Moselle also belong to the Lorraine Regional Natural Park. On the other hand, the department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle extends for 130 kilometers from north to south. It is also a department of France that is popular for mining. There are salt, iron and lime mines in the area and the economy is dependent on these shafts. The local markets of Luneville are resplendent with affordable goods and are a significant tourist attraction.
The average amount of the precipitation for the year in Meurthe-et-Moselle is 750 mm. On the other hand, the month with the maximum amount of rainfall on an average is June. The coldest month of Meurthe-et-Moselle is January and the warmest month is July. The weather remains pleasant in the summer, and the summers are not arid as it receives rainfall during the months of summer. Moreover, Meurthe-et-Moselle also has a brief monsoon season and gets the right amount of precipitation. The winters are resplendent with frequent snowfalls and Meurthe-et-Moselle experiences 20 to 30 days average snowfall days.
French wine “Gris de Toul”; “Côtes de Toulstill life; AOC, with a guarantee of origin are produced in Meurthe-et-Moselle. Côtes-de-Toul is the southernmost wine-growing area in the valley of the Moselle river. “Gris de Toul” is its first AOC wine since 1998. This wine is produced in an area facing south/south-east close to Toul, to the west of the city of Nancy, in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department.