France - the Loire Valley

A huge area from the mouth of the Loire at Nantes into the Atlantic and up to the Massif Central and the Centre of France wth a wide range of wines beyond the traditional Cabernet Franc reds and Chenin Blanc whites.

The Loire Valley is known for producing all kinds of wine styles in a range of sweetness levels. Easy-drinking Muscadet is extremely popular, traditional method sparkling wine is a fantastic alternative to Champagne and its reds made from Cabernet Franc are criminally underrated.

The region is famed for producing Chenin Blanc in a range of sweetness levels, as well as crisp, smoky Sauvignon Blanc, the best examples of which are found in the Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé appellations. It’s a favourite region among wine lovers in the know – quality can be found at all price points and there’s a wine style for any palate.

Majestic Wine for Loire Valley wines

Highlights – Chateaux of the Loire, UNESCO World Heritage Sites;


Wine Highlights: Muscadet, Saumur, Chinon, Sancerre and many more

Books on Loire Valley wines

Vineyard accommodation in the Loire Valley encompassing 2 administrative regions – Centre – Val de Loire and Pays de la Loire.

Loire Valley vineyard accommodation Wine Chateaux

Loire Valley vineyard accommodation Bed & Breakfast, Chambres d’Hote

Loire Valley vineyard accommodation Hotels, Guest Houses

Loire Valley vineyard accommodation Gites, cottages, apartments

Wine Villages in Centre/Loire Valley

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