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Wine tasting on a Sunday in the Loire – Chateau des Vaults

Ok, so you’re staying in Angers in the Loire and you love wine and you think ‘right, it’s Sunday tomorrow, let’s go wine tasting’.

Petillants Naturels

An article this morning that I reposted made me think that I would write a few words of my own about the growing number of ‘natural’ sparkling wines on the market today

Pithon-Paillé

2016 turned out to be a very tricky year for them with miniscule yeilds of around 6hl/ha.

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.

Getting a grip on the 2016 vintage

Tomorrow starts a crazy few days of wine tasting here in the Loire valley.

Pruning in the Loire valley

Pruning in the Loire valley

What is bâtonnage?

Bâttonage is the French word for stirring the ‘lees’

Loire Wine Tour, Ecolodge & Spa

New for 2017 we have teamed up with Ecolodges de Loire & Spa to offer you a short stay in the heart of the beautiful Anjou countryside after a day of Loire Wine Discovery

Things to do in the Loire valley. Hot air ballooning.

If you’ve never been up in a hot air balloon, I can wholeheartedly suggest you give it try in the Loire valley.

Classic car day

We had a great day out with a group of sixteen classic car enthusiasts.