Loire Valley

Severe frosts wreak havoc in Champagne

Temperatures plunged to -6 degrees in Champagne this week where severe spring frosts have wiped out entire crops of young buds in some parts of the region.

The Loire in pictures

A pictorial round-up from a tour of the Loire's 'hidden gems', which saw a small group of UK wine buyers uncover deliciously niche offerings from this great wine valley, from white Chinon to sweet Chenin – and one feline.

凉爽气候葡萄酒推动法国出口

法国北部凉爽气候地区产的葡萄酒在去年的出口上有明显的增长,虽然收成较往年平均水平要低。

France’s oldest wine estate goes on sale

The 1,000 year-old Château de Goulaine in the Loire Valley, reputed to be France’s and one of Europe's oldest wine producing estates, has been put up for sale.

Muscadet in pictures

June 10th, 2013

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