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’.
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
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.
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
Bâttonage is the French word for stirring the ‘lees’
A few things that you might not know about the Loire valley.
We had a great day out with a group of sixteen classic car enthusiasts.
The wines from Domaine Ogereau in Anjou were tasting fantastic when we visited last week
Antoine carefully removed the cork and checked the wine. It was perfect – a beautiful golden colour but still crystal clear gleaming in the glass.