Bernard Baudry, Chinon

Bernard Baudry, Chinon

Bernard Baudry is one of the newer stars of the Chinon scene. A graduate of the Lycée de ...
Chais Saint Laurent, Touraine

Chais Saint Laurent, Touraine

Chais Saint Laurent is a "Petit Négociant” specializing in wines from the Loire Valley and focused on producing ...
Château Soucherie, Layon

Château Soucherie, Layon

The Tijou family has a long history as viticulteurs in the Loire Valley region near Angers. In fact, ...
Clos Rougeard, Saumur-Champigny

Clos Rougeard, Saumur-Champigny

Clos Rougeard has been in the Foucault family for eight generations, with the estate itself dating to at ...
Domaine de Bellivière, Jasnières

Domaine de Bellivière, Jasnières

Eric Nicolas, a city kid without any roots in either the region or in agriculture, developed a passion ...
Domaine de la Pépière, Muscadet

Domaine de la Pépière, Muscadet

Owner Marc Ollivier takes his time. He hand harvests (a rarity in the region), uses natural yeasts, waits ...
Domaine Didier Dagueneau, Pouilly-sur-Loire

Domaine Didier Dagueneau, Pouilly-sur-Loire

Few winemakers have been as influential, controversial, and compelling as Didier Dagueneau. A legend in his own time– ...
Domaine du Closel, Savennières

Domaine du Closel, Savennières

Château des Vaults in Savennières dates back to 1495, and was inherited by Michèle de Jessey in 1962 ...
Domaine Filliatreau, Saumur

Domaine Filliatreau, Saumur

In 1967, Maurice Filliatreau gave his son, Paul, 8 hectares of his vineyard. In those days, the prestige ...
Domaine Girard, Sancerre

Domaine Girard, Sancerre

The Girard family tends 12 hectares of vines in total, sell some cuvées to négoçants and bottle only ...
Domaine Luneau-Papin, Muscadet

Domaine Luneau-Papin, Muscadet

Pierre and Monique Luneau-Papin are the eigth generation of winemakers at this estate in the heart Muscadet. It ...
Domaine Olga Raffault, Chinon

Domaine Olga Raffault, Chinon

Since Olga's death a few years ago, Domaine Olga Raffault is run by her granddaughter Sylvie and Sylvie's ...
François Cazin, Cheverny

François Cazin, Cheverny

François Cazin tends vines of considerable age and the resulting yields are well below average in any given ...
François Pinon, Vouvray

François Pinon, Vouvray

The wines of François Pinon are considered among the finest of Vouvray and the land of the estate ...
Hervé Villemade, Cheverny

Hervé Villemade, Cheverny

Hervé Villemade has been working his family's vines in Cellettes since taking over from his father in 1995 ...
Lucien Crochet, Sancerre

Lucien Crochet, Sancerre

It was Lucien’s marriage to the daughter of Lucien Picard, and the subsequent fusion of the domaines of ...
Thomas-Labaille, Sancerre

Thomas-Labaille, Sancerre

Winemaker Claude Thomas finally retired in his late 70s when son-in-law, Jean-Paul Labaille, took over as vigneron. Since ...