80 years of the AOC Quincy

Quincy gets its AOC in 1936. This is the first appellation to receive the distinction in the Loire Valley.
Saturday, August 6th from 3pm, the Quincy winemakers celebrate the 80 years of their appellation. Everyone is invited to share a convivial moment, rich in discoveries and emotions!
On the program: tasting workshops, treasure hunt to discover the vineyards, visit fo the " jardin labyrinthe de vigne", exhibitions, country dinner and dance. This event is also an opportunity to launch the photo competition that will last one year until the anniversary of AOC Reuilly.

Informations : Syndicat Viticole de Quincy
0033 2 48 71 36 78 ou

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Open Cellars in the vineyard of Menetou-Salon

Saturday, 6th and Sunday, August the 7th the winegrowers of the appellation Menetou-Salon await you in their cellar for a tour and tasting their wines. You could discover the latest vintage and share their work.

Information at 0033 2 48 64 87 26 -

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Sorcerer’s Night

Saturday, August the 6th come and meet Birettes and other sorcerers at "Creux de Marloup" to the Village Bué, to share with them a nice evening.
Folk animations, dinner and country bal on the theme of Devils and other lucifers.
Free entrance
Information 0033 2 48 54 11 09 ou 0033 2 48 54 16 13

Discovery workshops of the AOC Châteaumeillant

Wednesday August, 10, the winegrowers of Chateaumeillant propose to discover their work and their appellation. An excellent opportunity to known and taste the red and rosé AOC Chateaumeillant!
Meet at 6.30pm at le Chapitre, free admission.
Information for Tourist Office

> Tourism office of Châteaumeillant

Wine Fair in Pouilly sur Loire

Monday, August 15 Pouilly sur Loire winegrowers invite you to discover their appellations: Pouilly-Fumé and Pouilly sur Loire, and also the other appellations of the Centre-Loire in their traditional Wine Fair.
Do not hesitate to share a good time on the banks of the Loire.

Festivities at village of Sury en Vaux

Sunday 14 and Monday, August 15 the famous local group "La Sabotée Sancerroise", propose you an evening "Guinguette" (the 14th) and a day (the 15th) under the sign of world folklore ... and Sancerre. Show from 3pm

Fair of Wines of France in Sancerre

Saturday, the 27th and Sunday, August the 28th takes place the famous wines fair at the Caves de La Mignonne. 30 winegrowers of all wines regions of France are present, in order to make you discover the wines of their terroir.
Free entry - € 5 for the tasting glass - Information 0033 248 54 11 35 or

> Maison des Sancerre website

Days of the Ocean

Saturday the 27th and Sunday, August the 28th, the seafood is invited to Quincy.
For over 40 years, this event is the opportunity to taste oysters, mussels, sardines from the Ile d'Oléron, in perfect agreement with the wines of the appellation Quincy.

Animations at the Tour des Pouilly-Fumé

The Tour des Pouilly-Fumé invites you to discover the appellation of Pouilly-Fumé and Pouilly sur Loire in various events every Thursday and Sunday in July and August.
- Thursday : guided tours in the vineyards of Pouilly - In english every wednesday morning
- Sunday : a winegrower welcomes you to the Tour du Pouilly-Fumé for a guided tasting of its wines.
Information +33 3 86 24 04 70 -

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The Wines of Centre-Loire on Smartphones

The wines of Centre-Loire have their application available for iPhone and Android. It identifies all winegrowers, and restaurants,
accommodations, specialities and touristic sites.
Available in French and English, the application uses geolocation to help you make the most of your stay in the Centre-Loire.
You can download the application on App Store and Google Play or by scanning the QR Code.

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Berry color change

Maturing stage during which the grape skin starts taking its final pigmentation. The green grapes become white or red.

Vine growers

Discover web sites
of the wine growers
of the Centre-Loire:

Domaine Roger Champault et Fils
at Crézancy

Sancerre / Menetou-Salon

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