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


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 …]