Sleeping, Eating and Wine Tasting in the Loire Valley

We spent our nights in the Loire Valley in Blois at one of these “lesser mansions” turned inn: the Demeure de ls Cordeliere. This elegant 18th-century building had a gate which opened upon on a courtyard and behind which was a small, but pretty garden.  Be prepared when you come here to not see a [Read more …]

Continuing our Journey in the Loire Valley, France

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Vouvray As we continued driving in the Loire Valley in France, we next visited Vouvray to check out their wines. We have tried a number of Loire Valley wines (especially melon de Bourgogne-based Muscadet, Cab Franc-based Chinon, Sauvignon Blanc-based Sancerre and Chenin Blanc-based Vouvray) at restaurants and cafes and one touristy tasting room. But [Read more …]