Cour-Cheverny and the Cheverny Wine Festival

Grape Harvest Festival The wine appellations of Cheverny AOC and Cour-Cheverny AOC are just south of the Loire near Blois. On 7 September 2019 the local winemakers hold their Grape…

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Vines, Loire wines and ramblings

If you are in the Loire Valley for the weekend of 31 August - 1 September 2019, you can explore the vineyards and Loire wines in a different way, Vignes, Vins…

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Loire Valley Wine route – free map and guide

There's a new free map and guide available from InterLoire (the official wine body for the region) to the vineyards of the Loire Valley available to download and in English:-…

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British Winemakers turned French Vignerons

Jancis Robinson in the Financial Times (12 May 08) talks about the growing number of Brits who have followed their dream and bought a vineyard in France. It is hardly…

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Gigondas AC, l’Oustau Fauquet

Region: Rhône Valley Appellation: Gigondas AC Producer: Domaine la Fourmone Grapes: Grenache 2 principal cuvées produced - Cuvée Traditionelle and the Cuvée Cigaloun both very rich and high in alcohol.…

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