I don’t think I’ve ever seen the Loire so low in the 11 years that we’ve lived here. It was pretty low in 2011 but I don’t think it’s been this low.
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
I made a batch of these spicy samosas yesterday for an apéro dinatoire with friends in the hamlet.
Bâttonage is the French word for stirring the ‘lees’
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