Micaela and Sue running #Loire Wine Tours & Vineyard Maison d'Hotes. Our love of Art, Wine & Jazz lead us to this beautiful place in the vines. Come follow...
Our Chenin Blanc is looking nice & clean. Little rot this year but too dry if anything will result in reduced yields in Loire.
Sunlight into wine. Testing the chenin with the refractometer. 86 baume' 11.4o today 10th Sept
Congratulations to Jenny & Julia it was a beautiful day and you both looked stunning.
Sue took this one whilst hanging off the back of a microlite! No more than a lawnmower engine with wings me thinks....
"Le vin, c'est la lumière du soleil captive dans l'eau" - Galilée
Humble a.k.a HRH
Closest vines to the Loire?
Giving my order to the world's most famous chef Ferran Adria of El Bulli !
Local Charatais Melon with Parma Ham, diced apple, marinated courgette rolls with ricotta & toasted pine nuts served with a shot of rose'
House to renovate with riverside mooring...
Another stunnning sky as the sun sets in the Loire Valley
Faustine 2008 Organic Wine from Ajaccio 100% Vermentinu
Wine Sampling Suppers at La Grande Maison a four course home cooked supper with local Loire wines to match each course, coffee & cointreau.
Greta Carbo - Saumur Champigny produced using carbonic maceration whole grape fermentation.
Vine Dogs - C'est trop mignon!
How about these on the south slopes at Domaine de la Garrelière - near Richelieu
I'm always the odd one out....
Decanted ready for aperos. Quarts de Juchepie 2003 from our friend Eddy Oosterlink at Domaine de Juchepie Coteaux du Layon Faye' Oh so golden!
Sunlight into Wine? A Loire Valley Sunset reflected in a glass of rose'....
How can you resist a little wine tasting first thing on Sunday morning at the Cunault Marche. This week Mirebeau from Rablay s/Layon
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