Tagged with "Loire wine tastings"
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – Farinata
Now here’s something that is ridiculously easy to make and really delicious – Farinata or Socca.
Vincent Carême’s Peu Morier 2014
2014 is one of our favourite vintages. Peu Morier is a single parcel wine that’s located between Vernou sur Brenne and Vouvray.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – dark chocolate & raspberry mousse cake
This is an easy dessert that combines fresh raspberries with a velvety chocolate mousse cake. Serve with a fruity Gamay!
Coteau des Treilles 2013 – Pithon Paillé
We didn’t know whether to be excited or sad as Nigel reached for the final bottle of Coteau des Treilles in the cellar last night.
Wines for Christmas 2022 – try a Chenin Blanc!
It will come as no surprise at all that I going to recommend you have a Chenin Blanc on the table during the Christmas festivities.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – seedy crackers for dips or cheese
I’ve made these crackers a couple of times now and they’re extremely moreish. Serve them with homemade hummus or with a cheeseboard.
Loire harvest update – 24th September
As the second week of harvest draws to a close here in the Vouvray appellation, most grapes have been safely gathered in.
Wine education – all about Crémant
A crémant is a sparkling wine made in the Traditional Method (the one used in Champagne), in a specific geographic zone.
The International Pepper Festival – Terre Exotique
If you’re a foodie then you’ll find it as hard as I do to drive past Terre Exotique in Rochecorbon, one of the Vouvray villages close to Tours.
Wine education – new disease resistent grape varieties
Like most growers in Touraine, Sauvignon Blanc makes up the majority of plantings but they’ve also planted a new variety called Floréal.
Frost damage 2022
We had a walk around the Vouvray vineyards this morning to take a look at potential frost damage.
An unusual pairing that works!
A fine meringue case encasing slowly roasted new season’s strawberries from Plougastel, a vanilla cream and a tart rhubarb sauce.