The Loire Valley is one of seven regions in France approved to produce Crémant, dry sparkling wines made in the méthode traditionelle, the historic method used in Champagne. While a…
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Saumur is the heart of the Loire wine business; most leading regional merchants have their offices in the area. Rich in the region’s famed tuffeau, this calcareous rock was quarried…
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  The ideal conditions for producing fine sparkling wine come together in Saumur: limestone soils, temperate climate and excellent cellars carved directly into the chalk slopes where the bubbly can…
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  A special denomination for the finest red wines in the region, it is believed that Champigny’s name is derived from the Latin campus igni (field of fire), because of…
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