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The Vineyards of the Loire Guide

Châteaux of the Loire Valley, France

Loire Valley

Registered in the Unesco World Heritage for its landscapes and its castles, the Loire Valley cultivates the art of living and has a world-famous vine. Along the 1 000 km of its Strada dei Vini, discover historical monuments and names with prestigious names.

Castles and Vines

From Nantes to Sancerre, the Loire Valley vineyard extends along the river of the kings, which you follow along the longest Wine Route of France. Troglodyte villages, castles, gardens and royal abbeys parade through landscapes of hills and plains. Behind every large naming region is a famous Loire castle: Chenonceau, Chambord, Brissac, Saumur, Chinon ... More than a thousand wine-growing properties are open to the public, including more than 400 tourist cellars, where you can meet producers and taste the numerous denominations of the Loire Valley. Monumental cellars, walks of taste among the vineyards, traditional boats, a house to sleep among the vineyards, unusual events on the theme of wine, the Loire Valley is an ideal destination for several wine tourism stays. From the Atlantic to the Berry through Muscadet, Anjou, the region of Saumur, the Touraine and the territory of Sancerre, the wines of the Loire Valley are produced from a great diversity of terroir and vines. Red, dry white, sweetish, effervescent, liqueur and rosé, the denominations of the Loire Valley are of all colors. His big names - Sancerre, Chinon, Coteaux-du-Layon ... - are renowned throughout the world.

The Maisons des Vins

Each Maison du Vin offers you many thematic activities that revolve around the wine. In addition to their setting, they each have tasting-sales spaces in which to discover the famous names or little new little-known names. Do you just look at the universe of wine? Well, it's time to start! Learn all the wine tasting techniques with a professional. Are you a connoisseur? Then you can take part in a peeling or commented tasting course (Les Blancs du Val de Loire, Sols et terroirs du Val de Loire ...).