Saturday, May 14th 2016|
Pouilly-Fumé White Wines (Not to Confuse With Pouilly-Fuissé)! Pouilly-Fumé and Pouilly-Fuissé may sound similar, but they are not! Last month’s excursion was to the land of Muscadet wine, where the Loire meets the Atlantic Ocean. Let’s continue the wine tour at the Upper Loire, where Sauvignon Blanc grapes predominate. ...
Friday, Mar 18th 2016|
Muscadet wine and history blend in the Northern Loire Valley of France. This is a favored wine for seafood and the finest wine for oysters. This wine is produced throughout the region, where the Loire River meets the sea. Yet it is worth remembering that the grape of Muscadet, the Melon de Bourgogne, is a rather thin grape. […]
Friday, Feb 19th 2016|
Chinon & Bourgueil: Wines to Cellar, Savor & Crave Now When you are in the beautiful Loire Valley, you are never far from history. That is certainly true in the Central Loire town of Chinon. The Castle of Chinon traces at least to the eleventh century, and is cited throughout the history of both England […]
Tuesday, Feb 9th 2016|
Luxury Wine Tour Company French Wine Explorers Unveils Newly Designed Website (For immediate release) St. Michaels, Maryland (PRWEB) January 21, 2016. Luxury wine tour company French Wine Explorers begins 2016 with a newly designed website that will enhance viewers’ experiences, and truly reflect everything the U.S.-based ...
Saturday, Jan 30th 2016|
Sancerre Reds from the Loire Valley It turns out that writing this column is good for my health! At this wintry moment, as I recall how I would much rather be in the Loire Valley–more specifically Sancerre–one of the most beautiful areas on earth, a blizzard has hammered the East Coast, and we have had […]