1. Loire 2014 Vintage Update
    Posted On: February 3rd, 2015

    Loire 2014 Vintage Update

    The annual Salon des Vins de Loire at the Parc d'Expositions in Angers at the beginning of February is a great opportunity to meet multiple wine makers under one roof, catch up on their news and sample their latest offerings.     After two vintages when volumes were down in 2012 and 2013 the atmosphere […]
  2. Coast to Coast
    Posted On: February 4th, 2011

    Coast to Coast

    After a hugely informative, if fairly exhausting, visit to the Salon des Vins de Loire we headed south to Bordeaux for a spot of castle-creeping with the Baron and Baroness d’Anglade at Chateau d’Abzac. As any fule kno, it is relatively easy to source good, classed growth Bordeaux but you get what you pay for. […]
  3. Look Back in Angers
    Posted On: February 1st, 2011

    Look Back in Angers

    The annual Salon des Vins de Loire takes place at the end of January takes place in the unprepossessing but functional Parc des Expositions in Angers and is always an informative affair. While a mid-winter gathering is convenient for winemakers, it can make for a chilly and challenging tasting programme for visitors. This kind of event, although […]

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