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.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – seedy crackers for dips or cheese
I’ve made these crackers a couple of times now and they’re extremely moreish. Serve them with homemade hummus or with a cheeseboard.
Where’ve I been? Update for LTR members
October has been a very busy month and I must apologise for my lack of content on the blog. The Foire aux Vins, clients and Paris called.
Loire harvest update – 24th September
As the second week of harvest draws to a close here in the Vouvray appellation, most grapes have been safely gathered in.
Loire vineyard update – harvest 2022
Well, we’ve had rain. Quite a lot yesterday. Not so much of a shower, more of a deluge. Growers are speeding up gathering their grapes.
Loire harvest update 2022 – Domaine Franck Breton Montlouis-sur-Loire
We called in to see Franck Breton on Thursday for a tasting with guests. It’s a busy time at the moment as harvest is underway.
Les Grands Eaux Musicales at Versailles
We spent a weekend in Versailles recently and were lucky enough to be treated to an evening at the Palace of Versailles, les Grands Eaux Musicales.
And we’re off – Loire harvest 2022 begins
It’s another spectacularly early harvest here in the Loire. Secateurs started snipping on the 23rd August in Muscadet.