On leaving the region of Nantes, you will discover the tastes of the muscadet of Sevres et Maine, that of the Coteaux de la Loire, next Anjou with its numerous famous white wines and clarets! Cabernet d'Anjou to be drunk as an aperitif, the Coteaux du Layon, exquisite wines, the Quarts de Chaume which produce sweet white wines...

Make your way to Saumur for another tasting. La Touraine,.. Bourgueil, Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau. After Tours, the Montlouis and Vouvray "a wine of taffeta", according to Rabelais.

Head in the direction of Bourges and you will be charmed once more. For here you will find the Hauts de Loire, Pouilly Blanc Fume and another famous wine, the Sancerre.

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