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     On a very hot day we ventured into Anjou country with our guests from  Chicago, USA. Fortunately the tasting room was much cooler and we enjoyed tasting 13 different wines in the morning. Great stuff. Dan, Janice and Kelly were happy to stay and enjoy themselves.

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The Loire valley 2016 wine vintage looks to be a difficult one after the weather we have been having in the Loire valley this year. We started with a mild winter so the first problem has been the snail larvae that has survived and is now a big problem in the vineyards. Secondly the early warm weather meant earlier than usual budding. This is not a problem in itself but we can get late frosts in the Loire and so it was. Some vineyards have seen a complete loss. Others have seen less damage but there will inevitably be a reduction in yield this year. Added to all that we had damp wet conditions during the flowering in June and this has led to berries not developing on the bunches. Again a loss of yield will result. So not a good start to the 2016 vintage.

 

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www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

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Aiden and Anais enjoying a tasting in the Loire, France with loirewinetours.com

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Our guests Aiden and Anais enjoyed a great day out in the vineyards of the Loire with Simon meeting two very passionate winemakers. They received personal tastings from the winemakers and had lunch with the winemaker and his wife who provided a five course lunch with a tasting of the estate wines. Magical.

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www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

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Jessie and Joe at a Saumur Champigny appellation chateau vineyard

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All the way from Boston, USA and here are Joe and Jessie enjoying a wine tour with Loirewinetours. Here they are enjoying a moment with the winemaker at a prestigious chateau estate in Saumur Champigny country outside Saumur. We spent the day visiting and tasting Saumur and Saumur village appellation wines. Come along and enjoy a day out with Simon at Loirewinetours. He is the foremost expert on Loire wines and you will learn all about the nuances of the appellations all along the Loire from Nantes to Sancerre.

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www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

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enquiries@vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop email address for enquiries

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loirewinetoursblog – wine touring this summer

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John, Mat, Sancha and Linda at stop one on the wine tour trail with Gael de Tigny at Chaintres

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A hectic and fruitful day out tasting wines for Sancha and Mat’s wedding in July. We tasted Saumur, Anjou, Champigny, Puy Notre Dame and much more with three estate visits tasting 26 wines and lunch somewhere in between it all. Gosh a fun and enjoyable day out despite the weather.

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Cheers.

Our websites

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www.manoirdegourin.co.uk Our self catering holidays

www.gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop

www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

Our email addresses

info@loirewinetours.com Our wine tours email address for enquiries

graingersatmanoir@yahoo.co.uk Our self catering holiday email address for enquiries

enquiries@gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop email address for enquiries

enquiries@thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club email address for enquiries

enquiries@vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop email address for enquiries

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Our lovely American guests enjoying the company of Hubert on a visit to taste his wines

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Dry and warm. A super day for wine touring in the Loire valley today with our guests from the USA.They enjoyed the personal touch of our tour to meet some inspirational wine makers from the Loire Valley. Who could not wonder at the wines on offer from the Anjou and Saumur regions offered by our winemakers directly and tasted with our guests so that they get that unique insight into the mind of the person who actually makes that wine. You only get that from Loirewinetours.

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Cheers.

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www.manoirdegourin.co.uk Our self catering holidays

www.gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop

www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

Our email addresses

info@loirewinetours.com Our wine tours email address for enquiries

graingersatmanoir@yahoo.co.uk Our self catering holiday email address for enquiries

enquiries@gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop email address for enquiries

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enquiries@vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop email address for enquiries

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Guests with one of our local winemakers

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We are now in March and looking forward to our busy season ahead. Our wine tours start in April and our first guests are from the United States. We will be taking them on an adventure into the wines of the Saumur appellation area around the town of the same name on the banks of the Loire river. We will visit our favourite village wines of Saumur Champigny and take lunch with a local winemaker and his wife before moving on and spending some time in the vineyards, wine rooms and caves. We will have our introductory talk in our wine room at Manoir de Gourin. All in all a great day out learning about the local wines and of course tasting them.Probably about 20 in all!

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www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

Our email addresses

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graingersatmanoir@yahoo.co.uk Our self catering holiday email address for enquiries

enquiries@gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop email address for enquiries

enquiries@thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club email address for enquiries

enquiries@vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop email address for enquiries

Our blogs

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A visit to a prestigious chateau domaine with some guests

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If you fancy a wine tour this year please log onto our website to see what we have to offer.

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Cheers.

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www.manoirdegourin.co.uk Our self catering holidays

www.gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop

www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

Our email addresses

info@loirewinetours.com Our wine tours email address for enquiries

graingersatmanoir@yahoo.co.uk Our self catering holiday email address for enquiries

enquiries@gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop email address for enquiries

enquiries@thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club email address for enquiries

enquiries@vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop email address for enquiries

Our blogs

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Our 2016 season is gaining momentum and we are already booked up to the end of April.If you are looking to take a holiday in France why not come on a tour with us in the Loire valley. If you are staying in Paris pop on the train to Angers and let us take the strain with a fully escorted tour with Simon. Contact us at info@loirewinetours.com or telephone 0033241593121 or 00443302230066. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Cheers.

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www.manoirdegourin.co.uk Our self catering holidays

www.gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop

www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

Our email addresses

info@loirewinetours.com Our wine tours email address for enquiries

graingersatmanoir@yahoo.co.uk Our self catering holiday email address for enquiries

enquiries@gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop email address for enquiries

enquiries@thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club email address for enquiries

enquiries@vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop email address for enquiries

Our blogs

www.loirewinetoursblog.co.uk Our wine tours blog

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Guests enjoying an evening at Loirewinetours

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A pleasant evening was had at Manoir de Gourin with some lovely guests. We enjoyed enormously Karin’s super supper with  a starter of goats cheese sur le dessus de la pâte feuilletée with garden beetroot and lambs lettuce. followed by chicken á la confit with preserved lemon. French cheese of course and an exquisite summer pudding of all our fruit from the potager. Gooseberry, blackcurrant, strawberry and raspberry. Our wines were all local of course from Saumur except the Bordeaux rosé we bought in Medoc recently made from Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Cheers.

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www.manoirdegourin.co.uk Our self catering holidays

www.gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop

www.thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club

www.vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop

www.thewinefinder.co.uk Our wine import portal

Our email addresses

info@loirewinetours.com Our wine tours email address for enquiries

graingersatmanoir@yahoo.co.uk Our self catering holiday email address for enquiries

enquiries@gfwine.co.uk Our retail wine shop email address for enquiries

enquiries@thestrictlywineclub.co.uk Our wine club email address for enquiries

enquiries@vintnersfinewines.co.uk Our wholesale wine shop email address for enquiries

Our blogs

www.loirewinetoursblog.co.uk Our wine tours blog

www.gfwineblog.co.uk Our wine blog

www.manoirdegourin.co.uk/karins-loire-holiday-cottages-blog  Our gite holiday blog