Of you are in the Loire Valley for the weekend of 3-4 September 2011, you can explore the vineyards in a different way,
Vignes, Vins et Randos is an organised series of walks throughout the Loire Valley at various locations from the Atlantic Coast through Muscadet, Anjou, Saumur as far east as Touraine:
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If it is July in France, then it has to be tha manic Tour de France cycle race for 3 weeks via cruel mountains (Alpes and Pyrenees), suicidal sprints and 3000km of racing. It is a “love it or hate it” event, and however you feel about it your plans will be affected if it
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The wines of the Fiefs Vendéens come from the Vendée region of France (85 Vendée, Poitou Charentes), south of the Loire Valley, a short distance inland from the Atlantic Coast.
The wines are predominantly white made from Chenin, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blac. Reds and Rosés use Gamay and Pinot Noir with some Cabernet. These wines
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