Granted its AOC status in 2009, Saint-Pourçain is located literally in the center of France. While it produces a range of wines, the appellation is best known for its distinctive…
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  Blessed by both ample sun and proximity to the Atlantic’s breezes, this relatively small appellation produces a wealth of wines: white, rosé and red.    Vineyard Location: The Fiefs…
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This appellation on the eastern edge of the Loire Valley northeast of Sancerre produces almost equal amounts of light-bodied red and white wines, with a small portion of dry rosé…
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Located directly southwest of Sancerre, this relatively small appellation produces a similar range of high-quality white, red and rosé wines that offer excellent value. Vineyard Location: This vineyard in the…
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Appellation Pouilly Fumé and Pouilly-sur-Loire Pouilly Fumé’s smoky “gunflint” aroma is its trademark, especially notable in wines grown on limestone soils. Unlike Sancerre, its neighbor on the left bank of…
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  As testimony to the high quality of wines from Quincy, it was the second appellation created in France, after Chateauneuf-du-Pape in the Rhône. Quincy produces exceptionally racy, dry wine…
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