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
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.
Tomorrow starts a crazy few days of wine tasting here in the Loire valley.
We had a great day out with a group of sixteen classic car enthusiasts.
Le Thoureil – a beautiful riverside village perched on the banks of the Loire – Le Tasting Room
We have a new 9 seater car lined up for our 2016 Loire wine tours.
An entertaining couple of hours with Stephanie yesterday had us smiling from ear to ear as we were taken on a journey through each of the domaine’s terroirs along with anecdotes and food and wine suggestions for each one.
Most people don’t realize that taking back wine bottles with them on the airplane is not only less complicated than they thought, but it’s often the easiest, safest, and most affordable way to get you wine back home.
Last week we had a wonderful Loire wine discovery day with 3 lovely people from Georgia. It was one of those days when everything just clicked into place and we all had a lovely, relaxed day. We shared our lives here in the Loire with them and we learnt about their lives too. We drank wine and shared lunch, visited a vineyard and tasted in a local winery.
Nigel made this starter last night which was light and tasty and full of flavour. You will need (for 2 people):