Winter Loire Wine Discovery from Amboise

1 day /
150€ per person
1st November 2019 - 1st March 2020

In or around Amboise and interested in learning all about the wines of the Loire valley? Join us for a Winter Loire Wine Discovery.

It may be cold and blowy outside but you’ll enjoy learning all about the wines of the Loire in our cosy tasting room and then snuggle up in front of the wood burning stove before enjoying a home cooked three course lunch.

Highlights

A tasting of wines from all over the Loire valley led by English wine professionals Cathy & Nigel Henton in the comfort of their home in the heart of the Vouvray appellation. A home cooked three course lunch and high quality cheeseboard. Food and wine pairing advice. Small and personalized and can be geared to suit your requirements.

What’s included?

A tasting of 6 top quality wines from different areas of the Loire that illustrates the diversity of wines and grape varieties. 3 course home cooked lunch and a range of top quality cheeses from Rudolph Le Meunier (master fromager).

Details

Make your way to our home in Noizay (just 10 minutes from Amboise) for a 10h00 start with coffee and biscuits. Collection is possible so please ask Cathy for details.

Enjoy a tutored tasting of 6 wines reflecting the diversity of this great winemaking region in the comfort of our tasting room.  We run through the basics of tasting technique, discuss the geography of the region and unravel the mysteries of French wine labelling.

Relax in front of the fire with an aperitif before a delicious home-made 3 course lunch with wine.  Indulge in a selection of dishes creatively prepared using local ingredients sourced from our neighbouring potager, herbs from our garden and a selection of cheeses from a top quality supplier.

The day finishes around 15h00.

What’s not included?

Transport to our tasting room although this can be arranged. Trains from Paris if done as a day trip from Paris (collection from the station is possible please ask Cathy for details).

Availability & Booking

If you would like to make a reservation or require further information, please send an email directly to cathy@letastingroom.com or call us on 00 33 (0)2 47 96 50 86 and we will be more than happy to discuss your individual requirements.

We require a 75€ per person non-refundable payment upon booking for wine tours. Bookings made within 48 hours of the tour date will be subject to payment in full at the time of booking.  Any tour cancelled within 48 hours of the tour date will be subject to full payment.  Any cancellations on our part will be fully refunded.