Loire

Strange tales: Condé, Cognac and Bourbon lilies

A decorated flask found in a Cognac field was the inspiration for one of spirits' leading brands, Louis XIII, but how did it get there and were those Catholic Valois or Protestant Bourbon lilies that adorned it?

Campari sells Château de Sancerre winery for €20.5m

Gruppo Campari has sold its Château de Sancerre winery for €20.5 million, completing its exit from the still wine business.

New look for Central Loire Valley Wines

Central Loire Valley Wines has launched both an updated website and a new logo, a move intended to ‘modernise its image.’

Clos Rougeard update: acquisition on hold?

Doubts have emerged over yesterday’s news that famed Saumur estate, Clos Rougeard, has been sold to the owner of Château Montrose.

Battlefield vineyards: Part 1

November 23rd, 2016

Serious frosts hit Burgundy

April 27th, 2016

The Loire in pictures

June 8th, 2015

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