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Loire Profiles: Central Vineyards

Adèle Rouzé

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Adèle Rouzé The origins of the Quincy appellation lie in Medieval ...

Alain Cailbourdin

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Alain Cailbourdin The journey from Sancerre to Pouilly-Fumé is not a ...

Alexandre Bain

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Alexandre Bain My first tasting of the wines of Alexandre Bain ...

Alphonse Mellot

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | next » Alphonse Mellot Today Sancerre is ...

Catherine et Michel Langlois

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Catherine et Michel Langlois Take a look at the geological maps ...

Château de Tracy

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Château de Tracy In researching the histories ...

Claude Lafond

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Claude Lafond Driving from the vineyards of Touraine up to Sancerre ...

Claude Riffault

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Claude Riffault On a wine trip to Sancerre it is not ...

Clos la Néore

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » Clos la Néore I read the response to my ...

Daniel Crochet

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Daniel Crochet The little village of Bué does not seem to ...

Denis Jamain

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Denis Jamain Right next-door to the very impressive Claude Lafond facility ...

Didier Dagueneau

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Domaine Didier Dagueneau In a restaurant in ...

Domaine de Ladoucette

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Domaine de Ladoucette With a huge production, ...

Domaine de Villargeau

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Domaine de Villargeau The right bank of the Loire, running from ...

Domaine Delaporte

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Domaine Delaporte High up on the Cul ...

Domaine Fouassier

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Domaine Fouassier A distant glimpse of the ...

Domaine Jean Teiller

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Domaine Jean Teiller The appellation of Menetou-Salon is a relatively small ...

Domaine Laporte

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » Domaine Laporte I have been tasting and drinking the ...

Domaine Lecomte

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Domaine Lecomte The renaissance of the Quincy and Reuilly appellations has ...

Domaine Masson-Blondelet

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » Domaine Masson-Blondelet There is not really that much to ...

Domaine Pellé

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » Domaine Pellé Although Menetou-Salon seems destined to live in ...

Domaine Philippe Gilbert

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Domaine Philippe Gilbert Sometimes the most significant discoveries are serendipitous. A ...

Domaine Roux

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Domaine Roux Spend some time investigating the less famous appellations of ...

Domaine Thomas-Labaille

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Domaine Thomas-Labaille Nestled in the clefts and valleys that slice through ...

Domaine Tinel-Blondelet

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Domaine Tinel-Blondelet Many of France's vineyards have ancient origins; regions that ...

Domaine Vacheron

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Domaine Vacheron Perhaps my most enduring memory ...

Francis Blanchet

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Francis Blanchet When I think of the Loire Valley my thoughts ...

François Cotat

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » François Cotat The little village of Chavignol seems to be brimming ...

François Crochet

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » François Crochet Most drinkers of wine are aware of the association ...

Gérard Boulay

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » Gérard Boulay On my first visit to Sancerre, which ...

Gérard et Pierre Morin

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » Gérard et Pierre Morin I pulled off the main ...

Henri Bourgeois

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Henri Bourgeois Standing at the summit of ...

Jacques Rouzé

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Jacques Rouzé The town of Quincy, along with its partner in ...

Jean Tatin & Chantal Wilk

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Jean Tatin & Chantal Wilk Many appellations have their figureheads. Here ...

Jean-Max Roger

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Jean-Max Roger I first met Jean-Max Roger a few years ago, ...

Jonathan Pabiot

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | next » Jonathan Pabiot When it comes to writing ...

Julien et Clément Raimbault

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Julien et Clément Raimbault I was never quite sure how long ...

La Tour Saint-Martin

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » La Tour Saint-Martin The Central Vineyards are home to ...

Lucien Crochet

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Lucien Crochet Writing of Sancerre in the mid-20th century Pierre Bréjoux, ...

Michel Redde

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Michel Redde I expect we all have our own mental image ...

Pascal Cotat

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Pascal Cotat Few domaines relevant to the Sancerre appellation evoke emotions ...

Pascal et Nicolas Reverdy

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Pascal et Nicolas Reverdy My apologies for opening this profile with ...

Pascal Jolivet

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Pascal Jolivet Sancerre is an appellation of contrasts, one in which ...

Pierre Martin

« previous | 1 | 2 |3 |next » Pierre Martin Although Pierre Martin is new at the helm here, this is ...

Sebastien Riffault

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Sébastien Riffault Riffault is not that unusual a name in and ...

Serge Dagueneau et Filles

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Serge Dagueneau et Filles That the name of Dagueneau is today ...

Vignobles Berthier

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Vignobles Berthier The appellations of Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé, Menetou-Salon and the Coteaux ...

Vincent Gaudry

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Vincent Gaudry Those who visit Sancerre undoubtedly gravitate towards the hilltop ...

Vincent Grall

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | next » Vincent Grall Vincent Grall is Sancerre's answer to the garagiste phenomenon. ...

Vincent Pinard

« previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | next » Vincent Pinard Standing on the slopes overlooking the village ...