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’
New for 2017 we have teamed up with Ecolodges de Loire & Spa to offer you a short stay in the heart of the beautiful Anjou countryside after a day of Loire Wine Discovery
Bowls of steaming soup and pumpkin pie, guess the weight of the pumpkin and the biggest display of pumpkins and squashes I’ve ever seen in my life.
If you’ve never been up in a hot air balloon, I can wholeheartedly suggest you give it try in the Loire valley.
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