Visit to Château de la Viaudière

A short drive south and west of Paris takes you into the beautiful surroundings of the lush Loire Valley. Famed for its chateaux and also its wine, the Loire is home to Vouvray, Chinon, Samur and many others. This was my inaugural sourcing trip, and my destination was the western Loire and the home of Pierre-Antoine and his wife Agnès. On arrival, the place was buzzing with activity as the hosts were preparing for a feast they put on for the local ... Read more