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Sancerre, the village and vineyards

Savignon blanc has different style depending on the soil where it grows | Britt on Forbes

Some grapes are easier to recognize than others. Sauvignon Blanc is easy but not the easiest. That distinction goes to Muscat and Gewürztraminer. But still, in a blind tasting you have a fair chance of identifying the Sauvignon Blanc. However, Sauvignon Blanc, like most other grapes, is influenced by their environment, be it the soil, […]

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Rebecca Gibb, an expert on wines from New Zealand

Sauvignon blanc, loved and maligned, but who makes the best? | Britt on Forbes

One of the most satisfying wines to taste blind is Sauvignon Blanc. Its aromatic character is easy to recognise. It is also a wine that is loved by many all over the world, often in a refreshing, aromatic, easy-drinking style. But is there more than it being a pool-side drink to Sauvignon Blanc? Some certainly […]

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An old grotto wine cellar in Vouvray, Loire

Loire Valley Wine Tour: Sancerre, Vouvray and Chinon

Tour of the Loire Valley with Sancerre, Vouvray, Chinon and more — Loire is France’s longest river and one of the world’s most famous wine rivers. For this trip we board the bus in Paris and roll down to Sancerre and then on to the Touraine where we find Vouvray, Chinon, Bourgueil and other wine […]

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Table ready for lunch and wine in Sancerre

3 Classics: Champagne, Burgundy / Sancerre, Chablis Wine Tour

The Three Classics Wine Tour: to Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy (or Sancerre) — We call this trip The Three Classic! It takes you to three of the most classic wine regions in France: Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy. And all this we fit in on an extended weekend, Wednesday to Sunday. This wine tour is for those […]

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Elegance and luxury on a wine tour and culinary trip to Champagne, Chablis and Sancerre

Three great wine districts on a single trip, is it possible? Absolutely! On the tour “Three Classics” we combine Champagne, Chablis and Sancerre, three classic French wine regions. Beginning in Sancerre and ending in Champagne it is filled with beautiful landscapes, fine wines and good food. Meeting point at Gare de Lyon. One of Paris’s […]

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Gargantuan wine tour to three classic wine regions: Sancerre, Chablis and Champagne

“Grasp all…” (or as they say in Sweden “he who bids for much…”) is a common saying. But sometimes you can actually aim more than ambitiously and manage it all with flying colours. Our wine tour “Three Classics” is such a thing. It takes you to three of the great, classic wine regions in France: […]

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“An incredibly charming wine tour with great wines” – The Three Classics

“Three Classics” is what we call the wine tour that goes to Champagne, Chablis and Sancerre (or sometimes Burgundy). It goes over five intense days and will take you to three of the most famous wine regions in France. Last spring we were fortunate to also have good weather, albeit a little bit cold. All […]

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On the wine & food tour Three Classics: “perhaps the most delicious meal I’ve ever eaten”

Our wine tours naturally have the emphasis on wine, but we also put great importance on the food and the gastronomic experience. To drink wine is intimately connected with food. So when you visit a wine region it is important to also experience the typical local food, the regional gastronomy. At least that’s what we […]

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Bottles aging in the cellar

We tasted some of the best wines of Sancerre on the tour

Last spring we were in Sancerre for a wine tour that we organised. It was one of the wine villages we visited on our trip “Three Classics” which this time began in Champagne, proceeded to Chablis and ended in Sancerre. Three lovely white wine districts on five intensive days. One of the visits in Sancerre […]

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View over the roof-tops and vineyards in Sancerre

A goodies-bag of French wines: the Three Classics Wine Tour

Visit Champagne, Burgundy, Chablis / Sancerre in one great wine tour If there are too many good things it can be difficult to choose. There are many great wines and wine regions in France, so how to choose the one to go to? If you can’t decide then our Three Classics wine tour is for […]

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Loire Valley cheese in a restaurant in Sancerre

Rolling hills, charming towns, excellent wines and cheese: Sancerre in the Loire Valley

Sancerre, one of the wine villages on our Three Classics wine tour Sancerre is perhaps most famous for two things: Fist of all its delicious, refreshing, elegant yet structured white wines made from sauvignon blanc. Secondly it is the goat cheeses, not least the Crottin de Chavignol, the small, round cheese, also with quite a […]

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