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Life in the Loire – tasting a one hundred year old wine
After a busy day helping out at Vincent Carême’s open day on Saturday, a group of us stayed on for dinner in the troglodyte tasting room.
What’s on the cheese board this week? Chaource
Well. There’s Chaource and there’s Chaorce. You’ll understand what I mean if you get a really good one. This week we hit the jackpot!
Life in the Loire nearly out of lockdown 3rd May 2021. 3 cats down and bees buzzing!
As the world slowed down so did we. As the skies became calm, so the sound of nature turned up its volume. It’s been a year and a bit now.
Life in the Loire 28th February 2021. Cat-tastrophe!
High drama in Vallée de Vauvelle on Tuesday afternoon.
Lock-down take 2. Day 26. 24 November 2020.
A lovely brisk walk to start the day followed by a quick Instagram Live to introduce the first of the 6 bottles in the festive tasting case.
Lock-down take 2. Day 24. 22nd November 2020.
First things first, a lovely long walk through the vineyards this sunny Sunday morning.
Lock-down take 2. Day 23. 21st November 2020.
There’s a chill in the air this morning and a low damp mist hanging in the air that will lift as the day goes on to reveal the winter sun.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – spicy Cambodian style mussels
This is a delicious way to prepare mussels. Our fellow foodie friends John & Sheila first prepared them which inspired me to have a go this week.
Lock-down take 2. Day 17. 15th November 2020.
Sunday. A day of rest and relaxation. At least that’s what is should be. We do try to have some kind of routine.
Lock-down take 2. Day 5. 3rd November 2020.
So, today’s the day my friends in the US. Election day. I hope for two things. Firstly, that people will go out and vote.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. Weekly update. 23rd August 2020.
We’re off! Harvest has started in the Loire and the grapes are coming in. The earliest harvest in living memory for many.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. Weekly update 2nd August 2020.
It’s been a hot week in the Loire with us chasing the shade during the day and eating inside until the sun goes down.