Dubbed ‘the Garden of France’, the Loire Valley is known worldwide for its magnificent chateaux, its rich past, and increasingly for its wines, particularly its whites and rosés! Here is a closer look at the Loire Valley wine industry.
Pays Nantais, Anjou, Saumur, Touraine and Centre-Loire.
of bearing vines.
MILLION BOTTLES SOLD
a year, or 10 bottles a second
of white wines in France. And 2nd for rosé wines.
in exports to 160 countries (or 20% of production).
The Loire Valley ranks first for the quality of hospitality (joint first with Alsace).
Geared to tourism
open to the public
among annual visitors