Category Archives: Vouvray

Barton & Guestier Vouvray

I cycled through Vouvray last summer on my way along the Loire, so I developed an affection for it. I was surprised to find a bottle in an American supermarket for under $10. That’s a fiver, and it’s travelled thousands of miles. For the money, I didn’t expect much, but picked up a bottle of… Read More »


Having cycled through Sauvignon Blanc country for days, arriving in Vouvray gave me a chance to switch to Chenin Blanc for a day. It’s not my favourite variety, but change is good. I had a 2003 Dominique Baud Vouvray this week from Majestic. It was a rich golden yellow with good legs. It smelled of… Read More »