Tagged with "wine education"
Catching up with Antoine et Nathalie Leduc of Leduc-Frouin in Anjou
It’s a while since we were in Anjou so it was a pleasure to drop in on Antoine and Nathalie Leduc of Leduc-Frouin last week.
A drop of liquid gold – Quarts de Chaume
I’m always a bit mystified when people tell me they don’t like ‘sweet wine’. They eat dessert, they love chocolate, they adore ice cream.
Catching up with Arnaud Lambert
We popped over to see Arnaud Lambert last week for a long overdue catch up and tasting. Arnaud’s wines are some of our favourites from Saumur.
Catching up with Mathieu Vallée of Chateau Yvonne in Saumur Champigny
It seems like we’ve been in a bit of a vacuum these past two years and opportunities to taste with our favourite producers have been limited.
Pruning in the Vouvray vineyards (video)
Nigel is pruning a parcel of Chenin Blanc in the Vouvray appellation again this year.
It’s easy to see the effects of climate change here in the Loire valley. Over the past 20 years we’ve had more heat and more frost.
The magic of Muscadet
You all know we’re huge fans of Muscadet. Lean fresh whites that are perfect with fish, seafood and of course the ultimate match to oysters.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! May 2022 be a better year for us all (crossing fingers, toes and frankly anything else that can be crossed).
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – a spicy dressing for coleslaw and much more
Try this delicious spicy dressing with your coleslaw instead of the traditional mayo. Perfect served with cold meats, a burger or salmon.
Life in the Loire – tasting a one hundred year old wine
After a busy day helping out at Vincent Carême’s open day on Saturday, a group of us stayed on for dinner in the troglodyte tasting room.
Loire portes ouvertes – Domaine Daridan Cour-Cheverny
Yes, it’s that time of year! As we approach Christmas, traditionally domaines open their doors and welcome private customers to taste & buy.
About Georges Duboeuf – the ‘king’ of Beaujolais
This week in France it’s all about Beaujolais Nouveau (new Beaujolais). The official date was yesterday and I popped out to buy a bottle.