Caves Monmousseau

 © Caves Monmousseau  

17 November 2022  |  Tourism, Wines / Vineyard

Discover the gastronomy of the Loire Valley

Why not discover the Loire for a stay on its wine route? A destination that has a lot to offer with vineyards as far as the eye can see, excellent accommodation, proximity to the sea, unique know-how and a warm welcome, this is what awaits you in the Loire Valley.

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Chateau La Variere

In the heart of the vineyards to discover their know-how in search of one of the best terroirs of Anjou. The roots of this chateau date back to the 15th century, priority is given to the soil, the exposure and the climate of each plot. Its vast vineyard covers 150 hectares and the number of different terroirs adds a touch of complexity to the wines: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chinon.

Chateau la Varière

 © Chateau la Varière 

A visit with a sommelier to discover the exceptional terroirs of the Brissac region. During the visit to the vineyards, in the company of a sommelier guide, you will taste the best cuvées of the Château. You will also share the history of the Domaine, of the town of Brissac and will be introduced to the terroirs and grape varieties of the most beautiful appellations for which the château is renowned. More information on their website:

Monmousseau Cellars

At the heart of traditions, discover an unusual place founded by Alcide Monmousseau in 1886, in the heart of the Cher valley in Montrichard, Maison Monmousseau is rich in legitimate know-how, with in particular a perfect mastery of the art of assembly. At the end of the 19th century, he discovered one of the most important tuffeau quarries in the region which, for him and his nephew Justin-Marcel Monmousseau, proved to be the ideal place for producing wines according to the Traditional Method.

Caves Monmousseau

 © Caves Monmousseau  

A guided visit

Start your visit with an exceptional panorama of the Cher valley where you will discover a Troglodyte dwelling. Then enter the impressive maze of the Monmousseau cellars through a picturesque oenological journey through its extraction cellars. More information on the Caves de Monmousseau website:

Domaine des Hardieres

The Domaine des Hardières is made up of 23 hectares of vines located north of Layon. Aged on average 28 years, the vines are raised according to organic practices that respect the environment, the soil and the terroir. The vines have been in organic conversion since 2016. More information on the Domaine des Hardières to discover here:

Ackerman House

The oldest house of fine bubbles in Saumur ! Maison Ackerman is the oldest fine sparkling wine house in Saumur. Jean-Baptiste Ackerman moved to Saumur in 1811 and found in the vineyards and the topography of the region, predispositions to the production of fine bubbles. A spectacular and interactive visit to discover the production of fine bubbles of Saumur which will allow you to unlock the secrets of Jean-Baptiste Ackerman, the pioneer of fine bubbles from the Loire and to understand the method of production of fine bubble wines from Saumur. Stroll through the cellars, some of whose vaults culminate at more than 20 meters in height, immerse yourself in the ephemeral and monumental works created by the artists of the Résidence Ackerman.

Maison Ackerman

 © Maison Ackerman  

Domaine de la Perruche

The Domaine de la Perruche is located in the town of Montsoreau, renowned for its 15th century castle, immortalized by Alexandre Dumas in his novel “La Dame de Montsoreau”. The Estate extends over 45 hectares of vines, planted on the hillsides, and benefits from an exceptional chalk terroir. Its 35-year-old vines of Chenin and Cabernet Franc are exposed on a plateau overlooking the Loire.

Domaine de la Perruche

 © Domaine de la Perruche 

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Amélie Roca

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