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Friday 9 October 2015


The Loire Valley in pictures

db’s Lucy Shaw enjoys a whistle-stop tour of the Loire Valley, taking in castles, towers, windmills, goats and Marilyn Monroe.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Loire producer re-releases ‘scratch and sniff’ label

A producer in the Loire Valley has had to change the scent on its scratch and sniff labels after the smell of “terroir” proved unpopular with the American market.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes makes his “first-ever” Macedonian wine recommendation, Olly Smith picks out a “legendary wine for the money” and Terry Kirby recommends a “full bodied red for cooler-weather drinking.”

Monday, November 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Vouvray crops damaged by hail storm

Winemakers in Vouvray face a second year of weather-damaged crops after severe hail storms ripped through the region this morning destroying many vineyards.

Monday, June 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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