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Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – Farinata
Now here’s something that is ridiculously easy to make and really delicious – Farinata or Socca.
Tastings in Amboise July & August 2023
We’re running Loire wine and French cheese tastings in Amboise during July & August.
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!
Salon des Vins de Loire 2023 – Thomas Frissant
One of the winemakers we were keen to meet at the Salon des Vins de Loire was Thomas Frissant, young vigneron in the village of Mosnes.
Vineyard update from Vouvray 15 March 2023
Straight back to work – the first thing to do was to take a walk around the vineyards here to see the state of play.
Loire vineyard update – two weeks before harvest
Things have certainly changed since we did our last update a couple of weeks ago. The rain in the past week has been welcome.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – lentil hummus with cucumber, tomatoes, basil & eggs
Inspired by a recent trip to Orléans when we enjoyed a lovely fresh lunch at Les Becs à Vin. Today I recreated my version of the tasty veggie plate we shared.
What’s on the cheeseboard this week? Comté
Probably France’s most famous hard cheese that comes from the Massif du Jura. It’s made from unpasteurised milk from Franche Comté in Eastern France.
Loire vineyard update – high temperatures as we count down to harvest
This week has seen high temperatures again here in the Loire valley (and all over Europe).