Lock-down take 2. Day 24. 22nd November 2020.
First things first, a lovely long walk through the vineyards this sunny Sunday morning.
Lock-down take 2. Day 23. 21st November 2020.
There’s a chill in the air this morning and a low damp mist hanging in the air that will lift as the day goes on to reveal the winter sun.
Lock-down take 2. Day 16. 14th November.
Returned to the classics today with a good old fashioned boeuf Bourgignon.
Life in the Loire on lock-down. 6th April. Day twenty three.
Soft rain is falling this morning. It’s a good rain Nigel says. Gentle and constant. Perfect, because yesterday he spent the afternoon patching up the lawn.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – Mojo Verde
Mojo verde is a green sauce that comes from the Canary Islands. This recipe comes from Diana Henry’s From the Oven to the Table.
What’s going on in the vineyards in April?
April has been an eventful month in the Loire valley vineyards with temperatures dropping well below zero on both the 4th and 14th of April.
Salon des Vins de Loire – Jean-Francois Mérieau
It’s a while since we caught up with Jean-Francois Mérieau. We’re big fans of his wines and are really excited he’s now only half an hour away from us.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – spicy stir fried chicken with noodles
A super easy recipe for you that is really tasty and perfect for a mid-week supper. Light and low in calories, it’s healthy but there is heaps of flavour.
Bring out a sweet wine this Christmas!
I’m a huge fan of sweet wine and luckily for me, we live in the Loire valley which makes some of the best sweet wine in the world.