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Zoom Tasting 3rd November 8pm French time
Hoping to see you all tomorrow for my 3 monthly Zoom update.
Loire harvest update 2023
Harvest is still in progress here in the Loire. We’re still being woken up at 4am by our winemaking neighbours cranking up the harvester.
What’s in season? Coco de Paimpol
I never thought I’d get excited about beans. That is until I met the Coco de Paimpol.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – Farinata
Now here’s something that is ridiculously easy to make and really delicious – Farinata or Socca.
Loire vineyard update 14 July 2023
We were up bright and early today as temperatures are due to rise quite dramatically this afternoon and we’ll be taking a petite sieste.
Tastings in Amboise July & August 2023
We’re running Loire wine and French cheese tastings in Amboise during July & August.
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.
Flowering in the vineyards 2023
Vines are in full flower here in the Vouvray vineyards and elsewhere in the Loire. This picture was taken yesterday while walking in Noizay.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – Forbidden Rice Salad
Forbidden rice? What on earth is that? Well that’s what I thought when I was looking for an interesting salad and I came across this recipe.
News from the vineyard May 2023
Well, the risk of frost is over for this year and at last the vines are beginning to push. The next stage will be flowering in a few weeks.
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!
Chateau de Montdomaine makes a UK appearance
How chuffed was I to see that Nigel’s brother has framed the lovely prints of the paintings Louisa of Montdomaine created during lockdown.