The Lower Loire is the last wine region the Loire River passes through on its way to the Atlantic ocean. Home to Muscadet -- one of the most perfect dry white wines for shellfish and more --- the Lower Loire could be the single greatest value region for white wines in the world.
Chablis and the Grand Auxerrois are Burgundy’s northernmost wine-making regions, and among its most dynamic and promising. This is ancient winemaking country: it may date back to pre-Roman times and is still home to the César grape, which the conquerors brought with them. But the Grand Auxerrois is more than just historic: it is also a dynamic region with a very bright future.
The wines of the Loire Valley are some of the greatest wines in the world. And yet they don’t have the high profile of peer regions, like Burgundy and Bordeaux. And that’s a shame! Loire wines offer something for everyone, in every context.
Burgundy is famous for two grapes: Pinot Noir (for red wines) and Chardonnay (for white). But scratch the surface and there’s lots more going on...
Rosé from Burgundy doesn't get the hype of whites and reds from the same region. But why? The wines are delicious, ageable, and singular--everything we could ask for in great wines of terroir. Let's find some answers together!