4 Oct 2013

TRAVEL: Harvest in the Loire

ALTHOUGH harvest 2013 may be meagre in many parts of Burgundy and Bordeaux, the Western Loire appears gifted respite from climatic calamity. Main article to follow in The Wharf. Meanwhile, find photos of recent visits to châteaux: de Champteloup, de Fesles and du Cléray (part of the Grands Chais de France group, proving there is more to life than their fruitful cash-cow, J.P. Chenet), an unexpected flying visit to Château de la Fessardiere (whose cellars incorporate a producer of jaw-stoppingly/droppingly good jam, Muroise et Compagnie) and an ad lib. visit to a hunting exhibition... 
...at Visuals »