France: Loire Valley

Around Nantes

Muscadet and the Vendée
By Jim Budd

This Guide was last updated on 23 April 2011
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Salon des Vins de Loire

This is France’s only regional annual wine fair. The three-day exhibition is held at the beginning of February and is a great opportunity to meet producers from all over the Loire and to taste their wines.  Open to wine trade professionals only.

Useful information: Held at the Parc des Expositions, Angers.


Vignes, Vins et Randos

Over the first weekend of September there are guided walks organised and run by wine producers in the Pays Nantais as well as in Anjou-Saumur and Touraine. Each walk includes picnics, visits to cellars and talks.

Useful information: More details and reservations on: 02 47 27 27 31.


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