Montlouis-sur-Loire

2010-10-31
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img_1520 Many troglodytic caves were dug along the Loire valley between Amboise and Tours. Those caves are now used to store wine.
Many troglodytic caves were dug along the Loire valley between Amboise and Tours. Those caves are now used to store wine.
img_1524 Vines were introduced in the Loire valley in the 5th century and wine was appreciated by the French renaissance kings, who enjoyed the valley and built castles...
Vines were introduced in the Loire valley in the 5th century and wine was appreciated by the French renaissance kings, who enjoyed the valley and built castles…
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img_1523 Decanting devices.
Decanting devices.
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img_1521 Wine bottles: from the half-bottle (.375 L) to the Nabuchodonosor (16 L).
Wine bottles: from the half-bottle (.375 L) to the Nabuchodonosor (16 L).
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