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Female Boss Brewery, Touraine (Loire)

November 13, 2017 - 10:08am
Emily Dilling & Yann Le Pollotec Pouillé-sur-Cher, Touraine (Loire). A new craft brewery has opened in the Loire, bringing to this part of France the American brew culture with a different touch. I reported a few months ago how Emily... Foteyes

Wine News (70)

November 7, 2017 - 11:52am
Enjoyable table wine Tags : #FoireauxVins #naturalwine (never seen together before) Famille Amirault-Grosbois, Vin de France 2016, organic Braucol, Duras, Merlot & Syrah, unfiltered, indigenous yeast & vinified without SO2 : 6,5 € Something is going on, can you believe... Foteyes

Ludovic Chanson (Loire)

October 23, 2017 - 11:07am
Montlouis-sur-Loire (Loire) Ludovic Chanson started his domaine officially in 2009, the few years before that (he's an outsider from the grower trade, having a scientific background), he gave a hand here and there to other growers and winemakers, like Montlouis... Foteyes

Noëlla Morantin's new chai & cellar

October 13, 2017 - 5:34am
Noella & Philippe in the new cellar Thésée, Touraine Loire It's been a while since I first met Noélla Morantin, this was years ago at a time she hadn't yet started her own domaine and was working with Japanese vigneronne... Foteyes

Closeries des Moussis (Bordeaux)

October 8, 2017 - 1:37pm
Laurence in the chai Arsac, Médoc (Bordeaux) The Closeries des Moussis is a domaine in the Bordeaux region was started from scratch by two women in 2008, and Laurence & Pascale made their first vintage in 2009. I had tasted... Foteyes

Vignoble de Flavigny-Alesia (Burgundy)

September 25, 2017 - 3:24am
Cyril Raveau in the vineyard Flavigny-sur-Ozerain (Burgundy) The Domaine de Flavigny in northern Burgundy was renamed recently Flavigny-Alesia to highlight the historic importance of this area with the epic Battle of Alesia which took place nearby in 52 BC and... Foteyes

Grape harvest in Paris

September 15, 2017 - 4:24am
Clara at work Parc de Belleville, Paris You certainly know about the small vineyard on the top of Montmartre, I have almost given up covering the grape harvest in Montmartre because either it's overcrowded and choked with tourists or it's... Foteyes

Damien Menut picks his Sauvignon (Loire)

September 11, 2017 - 4:48am
Family work Thésée, Touraine (Loire) I happened to learn from Bruno Allion that Damien Menut whom I visited last year was also doing a picking on a small parcel. This was indeed a truly small parcel outside Thésée on the... Foteyes

Picking Romorantin at Bruno Allion (Loire)

September 8, 2017 - 8:08am
Anouk and Michel picking Thésée, Touraine (Loire) I just had to cross the Cher river on the cute narrow bridge (pic on left) from Pouillé to Thésée on the northern bank (the two villages are very close, see map route)... Foteyes

Harvest at Les Maisons Brûlées (Loire)

September 7, 2017 - 6:27am
Paul laughing with Michel Pouillé-sur-Cher, Touraine (Loire) That's it, the picking has begun a few days ago in the Loire, namely in this corner of the Cher valley and Touraine. Paul Gillet and Corinne of Les Maisons Brûlées spent the... Foteyes

Sébastien David (Loire)

August 27, 2017 - 2:29am
Sébastien David in his cellar Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil, Loire The appellation of Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil like other appellations counts just a modest share (if growing) of winegrowers working organicly and vinifying naturally, some 15 % of the surface maybe, compared to 20 % in... Foteyes