Wines of the Loire (Faber Books on Wine) by Roger Voss

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ContributionsJulian Jeffs (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages257
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Open LibraryOL10640482M
ISBN 100571164854
ISBN 109780571164851

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Reference wines are suggested for each producer, together with essential information for planning a visit, including address and map location, phone and email contact details, and whether appointments are Guide is the indispensable means for understanding the Loire, tasting its wines, and finding the top producers/5(6).

Anyone not knowing anything about wines from the Loire will by reading this book quickly gain a very good overview or the region, its grape varieties, soils and growers.

The reader does need some basic knowledge in how wines are made in order to get the best out of the book /5(2). Basically this is great book to have on the coffee table(due to its large size and picks) or to delve into styles of wine and histories of Alsatian castles, Loire Chateaus and Old Established Champagne Houses.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See 4/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of Wines of the Loire book by Roger Voss. Voss sets out to make up for the apparently curious neglect of wines of the Loire in wine literature.

The region produces wine as fine as Bordeaux, Burgundy and Free shipping over $ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Veuve Clicquot-Wine Book of the Year Winner of the Julia Child Award Winner of the James Beard Award Here, finally, is the first comprehensive guide to the five wine regions of the Loire. It is written with passion, understanding, and authority/5(3). ‎The Loire Valley — featuring a compelling line-up of distinctive grape varieties, high quality winemaking and large production volumes — is home to some of France’s most impressive wines.

Nevertheless, it remains largely overlooked by the international wine /5(2). This book is the offspring of the multi-award winning A Wine & Food Guide to the Loire.

It focuses on the wines of Sancerre, Pouilly-Fume and their satellites. Such is the progress made in what Friedrich calls "the Kingdom of Sauvignon blanc, that Jacqueline Friedrich has completely revised her opinion of that popular but often underestimated 5/5(5).

Discover the friendly, diversity, fresh and fruity wines of France and explore the region they come from. A unique journey and a tasty experience. Morris' early book publications are White Wines of Burgundy, and The Wines of the Loire.

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The Loire Valley wine region includes the French wine regions situated along the Loire River from the Muscadet region near the city of Nantes on the Atlantic coast to the region of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé just southeast of the city of Orléans in north central between are the regions of Anjou wine, Saumur, Bourgueil, Chinon, and Loire Valley itself follows the river.

The wines of the Loire, Alsace and Champagne. [Hubrecht Duijker; Hugh Johnson; Jan Jonker] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Crescent Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Wines of the Loire Paperback – 20 April by Roger Voss (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback, 20 April "Please retry" — — — Paperback —5/5(1). The central Loire Valley is known for both its white and red wines.

The white Chenin Blanc grape makes better wine here than it does anywhere else in the world. These wines can be dry or sweet, and carry the names of the areas where they are made.

Savennières is arguably the world’s greatest dry Chenin Blanc wine, (starts at about $23). Buy a cheap copy of Wines of the Loire, Alsace and the Rhone book by Roger Voss. The Mitchell Beazley Pocket Guides provide an indispensible series of books on all the main wine regions of the world.

Written by the leading experts in their Free shipping over $ The region’s heartland, Touraine, long known as “the garden of France”, has some of the best wines, the tastiest goat’s cheese, and the most regal history in France, including one of the finest châteaux, in ne also takes in three of the Loire’s most pleasant tributaries: the Cher, Indre and Vienne.

If you have just a week to spare for the region, then these are the. The same vineyards that produce the best Loire valley wines from superb appellations such as Sancerre, Vouvray, Bourgueil, Chinon, What is less well known is that the local winemakers are great hosts when it come to wine tasting.

Simply phone up or book a wine tasting online. En route for the perfect Loire valley wine tasting experience. The Loire Valley wine region is situated on the banks of the Loire river, the longest in France.

The river’s source is the volcanic mountains of the Massif Central, from which it flows northward before turning west to empty into the Atlantic Ocean.

The area where the river flows from east to west—from Orléans to the Atlantic coast—is the. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition.

Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. MITCHELL BEAZLEY POCKET GUIDE: WINES OF LOIRE: ALSACE AND RHONE; AND OTHER FRENCH REGIONAL WINES By Roger Voss - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. Few wine regions are as paradoxically beloved and mysterious as France's Loire Valley.

Home to the greatest expressions of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc in the world, the twisting banks of the Loire river also host lesser known grape varieties like the shape-shifting Chenin Blanc and countless other, esoteric grapes.

Take a look at the Loire wine map. Just two hours south of Paris, the Loire Valley wine region encompasses distinct wine sub-regions, each with its own characteristic grapes and appellations. All the wine styles in the book are produced in this region: world-famous whites, refreshing rosés, fruit-forward reds, dessert and sparkling wines.

Sparkling wines from the Loire, especially Chenin Blanc based sparklers, are perfect for the fall season. Their crisp, zesty apple notes provide a great alternative to heavy ciders and beers, yet. Wine guides for the ultra curious, Approach Guides take an in-depth look at a wine region’s grapes, appellations and vintages to help you discover wines that meet your preferences.

The Loire Valley — featuring a compelling line-up of distinctive grape varieties, high quality. Wines Of The Loire (Guides To Wines And Top Vineyards) (Volume 7) Books Pdf File -- Anjou wine is produced in the Loire Valley wine region of France near the city of wines of region are often grouped together with the wines of nearby Saumur as "Anjou-Saumur".

Along with the wines produced further east in Touraine, Anjou-Saumur make what is collectively known as the "Middle Loire" (as opposed to the "Upper Loire" which includes the wine regions of Sancerre and. Bouvet Ladubay Saumur Brut, Loire, France NV (£, or £ as part of a mixed case of six, ) If you’re a producer of chenin blanc in France’s Loire Valley, you get used to.

Loire wines from,, and approximately Moulin Touchais was founded in The appellation is Coteaux du Layon, Anjou-Saumur. The vineyard is still owned by the same family. In the early s they began producing sweet wines from the Chenin Blanc grape [ ].

Alpha Loire – Discover innovative wine production. Alpha Loire is located in the central regions of the Loire Valley. If you wish to visit Alfa Loire and get an Wine tour Loire you’ll need to book a guided tour where you will learn more about how they produce their wine.

They accept guests from Monday to. The Loire Valley - known for its beautiful countryside, chateaux - and wines. Along the course of one of France's greatest rivers, you can find every style of wine you can imagine - from bone dry crisp white wines to lively rosés; from juicy reds to joyous fizz - and some fantastic dessert wines, the Loire.

In Savennieres, this same, seemingly inconsequential grape turns into what many consider the finest white wine of the entire Loire Valley, and one of the longest-lasting white wines. France's Loire Valley is a vast wine growing region, home to countless grape varieties.

Our guide reveals they key wines within the Loire Valley. At The Slow Road we answer to many names (wanderers, bon vivants, students of life) but first and foremost, we’re a group of dedicated travellers. That’s why we love compiling reading lists that include those books—from novels to memoirs, and everything in between—that have really opened up our favourite regions.

In this post we’ve rounded up some of our favourite books about the. If you book in advance with the help of a local travel expert, on top of enjoying a walk in the vines and a tour of the cellar, you can get access to exclusive and unforgettable experiences in some of these magnificent Loire Valley châteaux, like indulging in a gourmet picnic among the vineyards in summer, or a special wine tasting by the.

The wine region follows the meandering Loire River more than miles through the gently rolling hills of a picturesque countryside. There is an abundance of vines and food crops in this fertile stretch of France.

The Loire produces the largest amount of white wines of any French region, and it is the world’s largest mushroom producer. Private tour of the Loire Valley wines cancellation policy: If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. This is a rare opportunity to see just how well fine white Loire wines can age by tasting vintages from top producers going back to It is also a chance to participate in the first public tasting anywhere of Domaine Belargus, an extraordinary new Anjou Domaine that was just awarded ten 90+ scores (and three 95+) for its first vintage by Decanter magazine.

The Loire Valley is known for white wines, from brisk Muscadets made with grapes grown along the cold Atlantic coast to zesty Sauvignon Blancs and luscious Chenin Blancs from appellations farther. The red wines of the Loire are arguably in the shadow of their more celebrated white relatives, though they have long been popular in the restaurant trade thanks to their freshness and excellent value for money.

The home of Cabernet Franc is the Loire, and Pinot. Les Caves Duhard, the Loire Valley Wine Experience. Arrive at the Caves Duhard for a Sensorial visite and Vintages’ Odyssey followed by a commented wine tasting with a sommelier.

Then it will be time for lunch at your leisure. Guided tour of the Chateau of Chambord. Drive to Chambord Castle, a national game reserve as large as the town of Paris.

The Loire Valley produces a wide variety of wines from award-winning white varietals to full-bodied reds and sweet dessert wines. This private tasting tour ensures a tailor-made experience, visiting three of the most renowned wine regions—Vouvray, Chinon, and Bourgueil.

The Loire Valley is not the most famous winemaking region in France, but it deserves the utmost respect. Here are some facts for you. Number one region in France for production of the white wines. The largest producer of the sparkling wines in France outside of Champagne.

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