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Printemps de Brézé chez Arnaud Lambert

Subtle differences in top soil, bedrock, hydration and drainage, wind and rainfall all make themselves apparent in the different wines Arnaud Lambert makes.

Wine tasting on a Sunday in the Loire – Chateau des Vaults

Ok, so you’re staying in Angers in the Loire and you love wine and you think ‘right, it’s Sunday tomorrow, let’s go wine tasting’.

Petillants Naturels

An article this morning that I reposted made me think that I would write a few words of my own about the growing number of ‘natural’ sparkling wines on the market today

Frost damage in the Loire 2017

Sadly I have to report that after an extraordinarily difficult year in 2016 due to frost, the Loire has yet again been hit hard in 2017.

Why is pruning so important?

There are different ways to prune vines. Here in the Loire in Anjou we see a lot of Single Guyot and Double Guyot pruning, a cane replacement system.

Pruning in the Loire valley

Pruning in the Loire valley

What is bâtonnage?

Bâttonage is the French word for stirring the ‘lees’

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Loire Valley

A few things that you might not know about the Loire valley.

Classic car day

We had a great day out with a group of sixteen classic car enthusiasts.

Domaine Ogereau

The wines from Domaine Ogereau in Anjou were tasting fantastic when we visited last week