Thursday, June 30, 2016

Loire Valley Wine Weekend

Do a Google search on the Loire Valley and, regardless of the main topic, you’re likely to find that the most common term used to describe the region is “diversity.” From the river’s source in the central mountainous Massif Centrale, to its mouth at the Bay of Biscay some 620 miles to the west, the region is rich in biological, environmental, architectural, agricultural and historical abundance, making the Loire Valley one of the most popular regional tourist destinations in France.

That being the case, it should come as no surprise that, of all of the country’s viticultural regions, the Loire produces the greatest diversity of white, red and pink sparkling and still wine styles. Interestingly, the region’s winemakers, who represent th

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