Vouvray frost update 27th April 2021
We had a wander around the vineyards in Noizay, Vernou sur Brenne and Chancay yesterday. Three villages within the Vouvray appellation.
Lock-down take 2. Day 22. 20th November 2020.
This morning we went up into the vineyards of Noizay to take some pictures of Vincent Carême and a group of Vouvray growers planting trees.
Life in the Loire on lock-down. 1st May. Day forty eight.
Happy May Day! May Day is Labour Day – La Fête du Travail, a public holiday since 1947 and in France we give friends & loved ones Lily of the Valley.
Salon des vins de Loire – tasting with Mathieu Cosme
We were delighted to taste with Mathieu Cosme at the Salon. He’s based in our village and his vineyards are just a short stroll from our house in Noizay.
Salon des Vins de Loire
And the 2018 vintage in the Loire? What can I say? You’re going to find some amazingly ripe and full bodied wines at amazing prices from this vintage.
Wines to go with smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is something that always makes an appearance on our table over the festive period. Here are a few wine pairing ideas for you.