• Loire wine day tours
    Interested in wine? You’re sure to enjoy our Loire Wine Discovery day. Suitable for any level from complete beginner to dedicated oenophile. Find out more →
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  • Day Trips From Paris
    Hop on the TGV and you’ll be tasting a range of Loire valley wines and dining in our beautiful cellar just a stone’s throw from the river before you know it. View these trips →
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  • Try a Cointreaupolitan!
    Our Grapes & Oranges one day tour combines the best of the Loire. Lots of wine tasting and a visit to the Cointreau distillery in Angers. Find out more →
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  • France’s best-kept secret
    The natural beauty of the river, beautiful architecture and wines to suit every palate. The Loire valley is hard to beat for a short wine related break. View wine breaks →
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  • Cheese & wine pairing
    As part of our lunches we always include a top quality cheeseboard from renowned Loire vallley fromager Pascalle Beillevaire and pair it with wines from the region. View this tour →
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Loire Wine Tours and Tastings 2015

It seems now that summer has finally arrived.  The days are long and sunny and the vineyards are looking lush and green.  Budburst took place here in Anjou at the beginning of April and this year the growers were lucky enough not to have any sharp frosts to worry about.  We are currently at the end of flowering and weather conditions have been pretty good ensuring a relatively even fruit set.  Things are looking good here in the Loire.

Now is the time to dust yourself down, pack your suitcase and head to the countryside.  Summer is a wonderful time to be here in the Loire vineyards. The weather is great (not too hot but lovely and sunny) and the wines from 2014 are in the tasting rooms.  2014 is looking  promising after the 2 very difficult vintages of 2012 and 2013.  Whites have lovely precision and there is nice fruit, weight and structure on the reds (although you’ll have to wait a little longer for some of them as they are still ageing gracefully at the moment). We hope very much that you will take the opportunity to visit beautiful Anjou, far from the hustle and bustle of Paris here in the beautiful Loire countryside just a stone’s throw from the river Loire.

If you’re interested in discovering the wines of the Loire valley then do come and see us and let us show you the wonderfully diverse array of wine styles from this region.  You’ll have the opportunity to get out into the vineyards and understand the vineyard year and exchange stories from all sides of the world over a delicious home-cooked lunch. Allow us the pleasure of welcoming you to our home and business in a sleepy hamlet forming part of a UNESCO World Heritage site just a stone’s throw from the river Loire.  Come and join us for a unique and memorable day and let us share our passion for the wines of the Loire valley.

Staying in Paris?  Why not spend a day or two in the beautiful Loire countryside. The TGV offers an excellent direct service to Angers.  What’s more, we’ll collect you and deliver you back to the station.  You’re sure to fall in love with this wonderful wine region – the best kept secret in France.

Proud to be named Conde Nast Traveller’s Loire valley experts in its ‘little black book’, we look forward to welcoming you to our 16th century family home during 2015.