Item: Get a free copy of Loire365, containing tons of interesting info about the gorgeous Loire Valley and its wines—perfect for summer!
Store: Loire Valley Wines
Description: There is a Loire Valley wine for every dish and every day, 365 days a year. And now, just in time for wine drinking out on the patio and summer travel, get a free copy of Loire365—365 fun, informative and unexpected facts about the Loire Valley, including its famous châteaux and colorful history, as well as exciting destinations, cuisine, and, of course, wine. All you have to do is sign up! The Loire Valley is the heart of France, home to the purest spoken French, classic French cooking, and the Frenchest of French wines. Loire Valley wines are almost all single-varietal and rarely oaked, making them pure expressions of the grapes and the places the grapes are grown. Sauvignon Blanc originated in the Loire Valley and the wines—Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé, Menetou-Salon, Quincy, Reuilly and Touraine— set international standards for the grape.
Muscadet from the coast of Brittany, where the Loire meets the sea, is crisp and dry (despite a name that sounds like Muscat) with a tang of the ocean. It is made from the Melon de Bourgogne grape, grown nowhere else.