The world of wine is vast. Trying new wines opens the world up to you in so many ways, including; culturally and geographically. As the saying goes, the more you know about wine, the more you realize how much you don’t know. Try new wines and explore new wine regions. Be wine adventurous!
This month the French Winophiles are taking a closer look at the Loire Valley, specifically the Middle Loire wine region of Anjou and Saumur. While I have tasted wines from the Loire Valley, the Anjou and Saumur regions are new for me. When I explore any new wine region the first thing I do is look at a map of the region, learn the main varieties grown there, the climate and terroir, and then what food to pair with the wines….