Wine Tours in France - the Loire Region
The Loire Valley has huge variations in soil, weather and terrain, all of which contribute to its unique terroir. It is the only region in France to produce excellent wine in every category: red, white, rose; still and sparkling; dry and sweet. Wine tourist's HEAVEN!
Loire Wine sub-regions
SAMPLE TOURS - we are happy to make suggestions as to vineyards to visit, however on guided tours you may find that the properties used may differ from those shown below
PAYS NANTAIS/MUSCADET TOUR - Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine and Gros Plant wines
This tour in the Nantais/Muscadet area of Loire takes in:Exploring the Nantais/Muscadet district. This area produces the largest volume of wine in the Loire Valley
ANJOU-SAUMUR TOUR - Anjou - Coteaux du Layon - Saumur
This tour in the Anjou-Saumur area of Loire takes in:
The town of Saumur is a pleasant and attractive city to spend half a day exploring
Tasting sparkling wines - Saumur and Crémant de Loire; Rosé - Rosé d'Anjou, sweet whites - Quarts de Chaume dry whites - Chenin Blanc,
Lovers of sparkling, rose, sweet & dry white wines will delight in the quality and range.
A TOURAINE TOUR - Touraine - Bourgueil - Chinon - Vouvray
EASTERN LOIRE TOUR - Pouilly Fumé - Sancerre
This tour in the Eastern Loire area takes in
The very nice village of Sancerre with its typical Loire Valley castle.