Domaine de Belliviere

Today, Domaine de Bellivière is recognized for the immense quality and personality of its great Chenins and its delicious Pineaud’Aunis “Le Rouge Gorge”.  ALTA ALELLA THE LOVE OF TERROIR In the 1970s, the winemaker Joël Gigou pioneered a renewal of Jasnières and Coteaux-du-Loir as viticultural areas. Eric Nicolas, a city kid without any roots in […]

Lucien Crochet

“Making wine is akin to expressing an emotion; you always try to be as precise as you can in bringing out the purity of the grapes grown on their particular terroir.” Domaine Lucien Crochet Both of Gilles Crochet’s grandfathers, André Crochet and Lucien Picard, were winegrowers. In fact, in the early 1950s, Lucien Picard was […]

Yannick Amirault

“This domaine, I believe, turns out some of the best red wines in the entire Loire Valley. Overlook them to your disadvantage.” Chris Kissack – The Winedoctor, France Yannick Amirault is located on the right bank of the River Loire, overlooking the village of Bourgueil. Established in 1936, it has constantly developed so as to […]