Archive for the ‘Vouvray’ Category

January Newsletter: Surrounding the Alps, Rhône, and An Epic Vouvray

Tweet The January Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…   SURROUNDING THE ALPS mountain SAMPLER > by Anthony Lynch Today we visit the Alps to discover a fascinating tradition of viticulture and winemaking. Grape growing has long held a sacred place in these mountain cultures, often […]

La Dilettante

Tweet by Sarah Hernan Catherine Breton took a circuitous path to becoming a winemaker. Though she was born into a winemaking family who has inhabited Vouvray for five generations, in her youth, neither wines nor vines interested her. Actually, she didn’t drink wine before she turned 25. She once told me she felt like the […]

Two Vouvrays

Tweet In recent memory we have imported just one producer from Vouvray, the wines of Didier and Catherine Champalou. Earlier this year, we began importing a second Vouvray from another Loire Valley husband and wife winemaking team, Pierre and Catherine Breton. The 2008 Vouvray Secs from these two producers recently arrived and I was excited […]