Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – steamed fish with carrots and spring onions and a carrot, ginger and coriander dressing
Looking for something light and fresh that looks lovely on the plate and makes a delightful summer lunch or dinner?
Wine education – judging a wine by its concentration
I hear it often. Red wines from the Loire don’t measure up to the big bold flavours of wines from Australia or California. Is that true?
Spotlight on Savennières during our live Zoom tasting 23/01/2021
In the next live Zoom tasting which will take place on 23rd January at 8pm French time I’ll be shining the spotlight on Savennières.
Chateau de Nitray Athée sur Cher
To be honest, my experience of wines that come from historic monuments is mediocre. It’s perfectly understandable, the château is the main business.
See you in Touraine!
Our furniture (that has been in storage since October) arrives on Monday. We can’t wait to get everything into place and start making it into a home after 4 months in our (lovely but temporary) home.
News from the Loire – Chateau des Vaults open 7 days a week
From the 1st May until the 31st October 2018 Chateau des Vaults (Domaine du Closel) is open every day, 7 days a week for visits to the park, vineyard and tasting room.
In the centre of the pretty village of Savennières, Chateau des Vaults makes fine white wines from the Chenin Blanc grape.
News from the Loire – portes ouvertes Ampelidae 1st May 2018
Ampelidae, the domaine owned by Frederic Brochet in the Haut Poitou will open its door to the public on May 1st between 10h00 and 18h00 at Chateau de Lavoguyot. There will be a walk in the vineyards at 10h00 followed by a vertical tasting of Sauvignon Blanc with Frederic at 11h00
Happy clients enjoy a Loire Wine Discovery day
Sometimes it can be hard to pin down what makes our tours different from others in the region and this review seems to sum up everything we strive to do. So, a big thank you to them for taking the time to write up their experience with us. This is what they said: