Wine Offerings: Touraine

Lure Of The Loire II: A Wide Range Of Red Varieties, Soils And Microclimates Allow For A Diversity Of Wines And Styles By Upstart Generation

The media engine behind French wine seems driven primarily by two wheels—Burgundy and Bordeaux—while the Loire is often relegated to third-wheel status. And it’s not from want of praise: The vivid, crisp, hauntingly aromatic and almost supernaturally focused wines of…

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Posted on 2024.02.02 in Chinon, Saumur-Champigny, Touraine, Anjou, France, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire  |  Read more...

 

The Paradox of Chenin: Ten of Lower Loire’s Top Young Producers Showcase The Multifaceted Faces of The Grape in Three Distinct Regions (10-Bottle Sampler $399)

Join Us for Saturday Sips: The Paradox of Chenin Come as you are; come any time that’s convenient for you during our business hours to sample selection from this week’s selections. Our staff will be on hand to discuss nuances of…

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Posted on 2023.07.13 in Touraine, Anjou, Vouvray, Montlouis-sur-Loire, France, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire  |  Read more...

 

Five Beaujolais Producers Channel Morgon in All Its Glorious Complexity, All Insanely Easy to Drink (8-Bottle Sampler $295)

Join Us for Saturday Sips: The Originality of Morgon Come as you are; come any time that’s convenient for you during our business hours to sample selection from this week’s selections. Our staff will be on hand to discuss nuances of…

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Posted on 2023.06.23 in Morgon, Touraine, France, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Lure of The Loire: A Range of Red Grapes, Soils and Microclimates Allow for A Diversity of Wines and Styles by an Upstart Generation 12-Bottle Sampler $369

The media engine behind French wine seems driven primarily by two wheels—Burgundy and Bordeaux—while the Loire is often relegated to third-wheel status. And it’s not from want of praise: The vivid, crisp, hauntingly aromatic and almost supernaturally focused wines of…

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Posted on 2023.05.02 in Touraine, Anjou, Saumur-Champigny, France, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire  |  Read more...

 

Gamay and Sauvignon Blanc’s Strong Presence in Touraine, the Heart of Loire Valley, And Rightfully So. Four Producers Represented in 9-Bottle Pack ($259), 5 Red And 4 White

John Updike refers to the French as ‘that strange race, neither northern nor southern, both sensual and ascetic, the epitome in turn of chivalry and the bourgeoisie.’ Updike, a prolific writer of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and art/literary reviews, never got…

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Posted on 2023.02.15 in Touraine, France, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Wines That Have Recently Captured Our Attention: Seven Gestures By Seven Thoughtful Producers In The Loire And The French Mediterranean (7-Bottle Pack $269)

I’ve always imagined that one of the great pleasures (and challenges) of owning an art gallery is mounting significant shows—exhibitions that represent a relevant theme, whether it is showcasing new talent, topical issues or illustrating cross-cultural interpretations of a similar…

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Posted on 2022.09.20 in Saumur-Champigny, Touraine, Anjou, Pouilly-Fumé, Vouvray, Terrasses du Larzac, Patrimonio, France, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Loire, Corsica  |  Read more...

 

A Letter to The Editor: re: “The Producers of Right Now.” Four in Eight Wines. (8-Bottle Pack $228)

When our friend and colleague Leslie Pariseau from ‘PUNCH’ Drinks sent out an email to wine retailers and restaurant/bar managers asking about the state of the art in wine appreciation today, we thought it was worthy of a…

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Posted on 2022.04.28 in La Tierra de Castilla, Saumur-Champigny, Touraine, France, Spain DO, Wine-Aid Packages, Rioja DOC  |  Read more...

 

‘The Pope of Gamay’ Henry Marionnet’s Guardianship of Purity and Diversity in Touraine Four wines, Red and White (8-bottle Pack, $196)

Saturday Sips Returns Saturday Sips returns March 5, 2022 with a tasting of several wines from the Henry Marionnet selection. As always, we place safety at the forefront of wine tasting experiences, and whereas we will provide glassware, feel free…

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Posted on 2022.03.06 in Touraine, France, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire  |  Read more...

 


 

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