Vineyard update 9th March 2020
I mentioned that growers have been leaving pruning late to avoid the risk of frost and that some are pruning in 2 passes.
Places to stay in and around Amboise
The Chateau de Nazelles is a wonderful 16th century manor set amongst beautiful tranquil gardens, perched on the limestone hillside in the countryside.
Celebrating Nigel’s 50th
I wanted to make Nigel a special cake for his 50th birthday this week but with 10 people to feed this weekend I decided to have one made by Cake Passion.
La Renaissance des Appellations – Domaine de Juchepie
Layers and layers of exotic aromas from macerated raisins and caramel to black tea, ginger and spice. A truly delightful wine. How anyone can say they don’t like sweet wine I don’t know.
Wine tasting in the Loire
Wine tasting in the Loire is unique and tasting rooms range from very rustic to chic and modern.