Tag: sancerre

A spotlight on David Sautereau

David Sautereau, the winemaker behind our Own Selection Sancerre, talks to us about his relationship with the region’s unique ecology and the joy of collaborating with us.   Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, David Sautereau makes fresh, delicately fruity wines from the Sauvignon Blanc grape. “Sauvignon Blanc is grown all over the world, but the wine we make here in Sancerre is unique because of the terroir. This […]

Latest news from the Loire, the 2011 vintage and a sniff at ‘Natural Wines’…

Just back from my annual visit to the Loire where I assessed the vintage, caught up with Berrys’ suppliers, visited some new names to get a clearer perspective & dwelt on some of the issues influencing Loire wines, particularly those of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé. The 2011 Loire vintage was shaped, as elsewhere in Europe, by […]

Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé – the news from Le Berry

You’ve got to laugh at my lamentable linguistic skills as I struggle to piece together a sentence in French; each one originally decorated with Italian! I thank my friends in the region of Berry (no relations sadly) for being so patient! Sit back and squirm as I interview Messrs. Sautereau, Cailbourdin and Dezat…