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The Loire: A River of Wine

The Loire Valley is perhaps the most versatile wine region in all of France, producing red, white and rosť wines, in styles that can be dry, sweet and even sparkling. There are three areas to know: Eastern Loire: home to Sancerre, made from the Sauvignon blanc grape; Central Loire: home to Touraine, Anjou and Chinon (Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc) and Western Loire: home to Muscadet (Melon de Bourgogne).

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Taste 5 wines from each of the 5 Loire appellations: Sancerre, Touraine, Rosť d'Anjou, Chinon, Muscadet.

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The Loire Valley is perhaps the most versatile wine region in all of France, producing red, white and rosť wines, in styles that can be dry, sweet and even sparkling. There are three areas to know: Eastern Loire: home to Sancerre, made from the Sauvignon blanc grape; Central Loire: home to Touraine, Anjou and Chinon (Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc) and Western Loire: home to Muscadet (Melon de Bourgogne).

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