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A Loire Cabernet Franc Duo That’s a Delicious Bargain

One of my all-time favorite red wines is Loire Cabernet Franc. Well-aged, on the powerful side, or named for “drunken nights,” its savory freshness makes me swoon. You can also find great deals on Loire Cabernet Franc made in a manner to drink right away. I (re)discovered this at a recent Loire Valley wine tasting. Cave [More]

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Sancerre and Goat Cheese Forever

There are few pairings more compelling than Sancerre and goat cheese, and few wine regions more swoon-worthy than France’s Loire Valley. I almost died with excitement when I was invited by the Loire Valley Wine Bureau on a whirlwind tour of this most diverse wine region. Arguably the pinnacle of Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre combines bracing [More]

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