Category Archives: Loire

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 119 — The Grape Miniseries, Cabernet Franc

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/119_Ep_119__Grape_Miniseries_Cabernet_Franc.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:27 — 34.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter some thanks and two awesome listener questions, we take up Cabernet Franc, the parent of some of the delicious red grapes you know!  From interesting, unexpected origins, to how it spread through France, we cover the...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Episode 079 — Loire Part 2

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_079__Loire_Part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:36 — 10.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe released Loire Part 1 but it was so dense we needed a breather! This week, we return with a short overview of the region, covering the eastern areas, including Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, the...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Episode 078 — Loire Part 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/78Ep078_LoirePart1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:31 — 14.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re on a roll — hitting the big regions of France. This week, we cover half the Loire. It’s the largest region in France, so we had to break it in two. But first,...

Muscadet: Refreshing, Delicious, But A Tad Weird…

I was with a client last week, doing a “shopping 101” session. After we were done, I asked my friend who works at the store if he had any “must-trys” in the world of very refreshing whites, something I sorely needed since it’s been a million degrees here with about...

The S is for Supah…the U is for…

If you’re old like me you totally will get this reference…if not… The Wine: UniqueGrape: Sauvignon BlancVintage: 2006Price: $11.99 in AtlantaWhere It’s From: Loire Valley in France (wine snoots — appellation is Vin de Pays du Jardin)Normal Description: It was super light in color and it smelled pretty good. Loire...