Monday, April 16, 2007

Wine Course: Loire Valley Overview

Registration is now open for my upcoming course at Tria Fermentation School and the seats are going fast. On Tuesday, May 15, I’ll be walking a group of two dozen through an introduction to some of the fascinating wines of France’s Loire Valley. Here’s what we’ll be sampling and discussing:

Sparkling wine:

  • Ampelidae “Armance B” NV
White wines:
  • Château Les Fromenteaux Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine Sur Lie “Clos du Poyet” 2005
  • Domaine Étienne Daulny Sancerre “Clos de Chaudenay” 2004
  • Domaine des Baumard Savennières 2002
Red wines:
  • Domaine Ricard Touraine “Le Clos de Vauriou” 2006
  • Fabrice Gasnier Chinon “Les Graves” 2005
  • Domaine du Carrou (Dominique Roger) Sancerre Vielles Vignes “La Jouline” 2004
Moelleux wine:
  • Prince Philippe Poniatowski Vouvray “Clos Baudoin” 1990
The registration fee of $50 is inclusive of wine, cheese and the course itself. Sign up for the last remaining seats at Tria’s website. I hope to see you there.

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