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Published on 14/09/2011

The Great Outdoors: the treasures of Louroux.

Le Louroux. Less than thirty kilometres south of Tours, half-way between Veigné and Ligueil, an unexpected sight suddenly comes into view, the circular pigeon house and the fortified priory, the seigniorial manor house and tithe barn. Experience a growing sense of wonder as you (...)

Published on 14/09/2011

22 everyday dishes, 22 Loire wine pairing suggestions to try out!

At the time of the year when grape harvesting is in full swing in the Loire Valley, why not take the opportunity to explore a selection of our best Loire wine pairing suggestions for delicious, everyday local dishes? Because after all, you don't need to make a fuss or eat foie gr (...)

Published on 14/09/2011

Panorama: The irresistible charm of autumn gardens

While gardens are naturally associated with the first springtime buds, many of them in fact reach maturity at the end of summer and in the beginning of autumn. This is particularly so in Touraine, where the blend of the famous Loire lighting, which is softer this time of year, re (...)

Published on 13/09/2011

The secrets of a mushroom hunter

This man has a wealth of advice indeed! A Touraine native at heart and in his culinary tastes, Jean-Jack Martin is one of the most knowledgeable connoisseurs in our region. A poet and watercolourist, his works are fabulous tributes to the infinite range of Loire savours. Mushroom (...)

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