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Loire Valley masterclass

Take a journey through the 'Garden of France'


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Description

The Loire Valley is known as the ‘Garden of France’ thanks to its mild climate, fertile soils and ready access to water. It is also one of France’s great wine-growing regions, recognised for is stylish and fresh, dinner table friendly wines.

No other region in France matches the Loire Valley for diversity and value for money. From traditional method sparkling wines, to some of France’s best white wines (dry, off-dry and lusciously sweet) and the elegant Cabernet Franc-based wines of Bourgueil and Chinon, the Loire has the wine for all tastes and occasions. Best of all, it’s most feted wines are priced within the reach of most wine-lovers.

This masterclass traverses the Loire Valley, from Nantes on the Atlantic Coast, through Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc country, to the beautiful towns of Sancerre and Pouilly-sur-Loire.

The evening culminates with the stunning Quarts de Chaume from Domaine des Baumard, a legendary sweet wine that is the match of any great Sauternes.

The line-up is as follows.

 Muscadet Vieilles Vignes 2015, Luneau-Papin

Vouvray Demi-Sec ‘Clos Berger’ 2015, Pichot

Montlouis-sur-Loire ‘Touche Mitaine’ 2015, Rocher des Violettes

Savennieres ‘Clos du Papillon’ 2010, Baumard

Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Levin

Sancerre 2016, Vincent Pinard

Pouilly-Fume 2015, Serge Dagueneau

Bourgueil ‘Coudraye’ 20915, Yannick Amirault

Chinon ‘La Diablesse’ 2014, Chateau de Coulaine

Quarts de Chaume 2009, Baumard

The wines will be accompanied by a light supper.

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What you will learn
  • Taste nine benchmark Loire Valley wines
  • Opportunity to purchase small volume wines from top domaines
What you will get
  • Thorough understanding the Loire Vally wine region

What to bring
  • Thirst for knowledge and for good wine
What to wear

Smart casual attire

Appropriate for

Anyone with an interest in great value French wine


Refund & Cancellation Policy

1. There are no refunds for Courses & Events.


2. If you are unable to attend an event or course at/with Armadale Cellars you must inform us (at a minimum) 1 full week (7 days) prior in writing/email and we can transfer you to another course or event. After that, it is your responsibility to fill the spot with a friend, family or anyone you deem to substitute for you, otherwise seat/booking lapses .


3. No transfers will be given within 1 week of the course/event start date.


4. Public transport is best way to get to events/courses and if driving we request that all participants park on High Street (where there are no parking restrictions after 6.30pm).


5. Gift certificate/bookings valid within 36 months of purchase. Certificates/bookings are not redeemable for cash or wine, nor refundable.


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Terms & Conditions

1. There are no refunds for Courses & Events.


2. If you are unable to attend an event or course at/with Armadale Cellars you must inform us (at a minimum) 1 full week (7 days) prior in writing/email and we can transfer you to another course or event. After that, it is your responsibility to fill the spot with a friend, family or anyone you deem to substitute for you, otherwise seat/booking lapses .


3. No transfers will be given within 1 week of the course/event start date.


4. Public transport is best way to get to events/courses and if driving we request that all participants park on High Street (where there are no parking restrictions after 6.30pm).


5. Gift certificate/bookings valid within 36 months of purchase. Certificates/bookings are not redeemable for cash or wine, nor refundable.






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Tony

11 March 2019 • Loire Valley masterclass

A worthwhile evening spent in good company and with some excellent wines. The food is much better and more plentiful now, too. If you haven't been , it's worth a look at good selection of wines from this little known part of France.

Armadale Cellars

13/03/2019

Thank you Tony for your kind feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the night and we look forward to seeing you again soon. 

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