Savennières, Loire Valley

Today dear readers we travel to an absolutely tiny region in the middle of the Loire Valley which produces very age-worthy and unique style of wines (for the region at least) from one of the lesser-known white grapes. Today Savennières is developing into one of France’s central learning grounds in the viticultural practices of Biodynamics,…

Friday Focus; Quarts de Chaume, Loire Valley

In the dead centre of the Loire wine growing district, half-way between the region’s two major cities Nantes and Tours, sits an unassuming, tiny wine region of only 35 hectares that produces some of the most powerfully rich and sought-after sweet wines in all of France. Now, you may not have ever heard of this…