Monday, 9 May 2016

What's on in May in the Loire Valley,France

Four out of France’s eleven public holidays fall in May so there tends to be a lot of events on offer…you can see a few of them here on our website.

There are a couple of opportunities to sample the delights of the wines of the region.

Vouvray wine fair

Vouvray Wine Fair (Foire aux vins)

Discover the wines of Vouvray presented by a variety of local winemakers in the heart of the troglodyte  caves ‘de la Bonne Dame’ a great experience – try not to be the nominated driver!.
Visitors can also enjoy gourmet specialties to accompany the wines.
Free entry. Tasting glass is € 3.00 on site.   10 am -7 pm
Location: Vouvray - Caves de la Bonne Dame

Official website

28th & 29th May 

Vitiloire, Tours celebrates wines of the Loire Valley May 28th and 29th 2016
Saturday from 10h to 19h - Sunday from 10h to 18h 
place de la Gare - Boulevard Heurteloup - Garden Prefecture
On the occasion of Vitiloire , Tours, in the heart of one of the great wine regions, welcomes nearly 150 winemakers for the weekend.

It's right in the city centre, on the Boulevard Heurteloup , Station Square and in the garden of the Prefecture, the public is invited to discover the diversity and richness of the Loire wines represented by 70 AOC. 

There is also a market and gourmet village  dedicated to the gastronomy of Touraine  where you can taste the famous goat’s cheese of Sainte-Maure, rillettes, Foie gras and even local beers.

Whether you are experts or amateurs, come and relax, share, discuss, enjoy our wines - Saturday, 28th and Sunday 29th May.

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