Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – cheesey leek & bean pie
Flaky pastry with a rich, cheesey, bean, leek and thyme filling. Comfort food for a winter’s day.
Coteau des Treilles 2013 – Pithon Paillé
We didn’t know whether to be excited or sad as Nigel reached for the final bottle of Coteau des Treilles in the cellar last night.
Loire Zoom update and tasting Jan 28th 2023
Yes, it’s time for the next Zoom update and tasting! This time I’m going to focus on sparkling wines and the different methods of production.
Clos de l’Ecotard – Thibaud et Michel Chevré
It’s a long while since we tasted Michel Chevré’s wines. The last time we saw him was at a tasting in Saumur accompanied by his young son.
Wines for Christmas 2022 – try a Chenin Blanc!
It will come as no surprise at all that I going to recommend you have a Chenin Blanc on the table during the Christmas festivities.
Wines for Christmas 2022 – try a Gamay!
You know we’re huge fans of Gamay. Yes, after years of denying ourselves this lovely, juicy grape variety, we are singing its praises.
Wines for Christmas 2022 – try a Zweigelt!
When it comes to food and wine pairing, Christmas can be a bit of a nightmare. So many different flavours and textures on one plate. Often we veer towards the classics.
Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends that celebrate this important day in the calendar.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – spinach and chickpea vegan pasties
A super easy vegan recipe for a delicious pasty filled with spinach and chickpeas. Ideal for a light lunch.
Wines for Thanksgiving – whites
What white wines go with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner?
Wines for Thanksgiving – reds
What wines go well with your traditional Thanksgiving dinner?
Diversity in the Vouvray vineyards
Walking through the vineyards this weekend we came across this delightful sight. An ocean of Cosmos flowers bordering an organic vineyard.