Gabriel Meffre,Tuesday 24th April, 2018

  1. Quentin Sadler

    Château Beauchêne

    By Quentin Sadler
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    The last visit on any trip is always tricky, especially if it’s after lunch. So it helps if the last port of call is something special. The one thing that we had lacked so far was a proper French Château and rather wonderfully this very last visit put that right....
  2. Dr. Helen Savage

    Chenonceaux 2017 Revisited

    By Dr. Helen Savage
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    Chenonceaux 2017 – Revisited   2017 will be remembered in too many parts of France for the severe late April frosts that slashed yields and dashed hopes of a successful season. The western Loire escaped relatively lightly, Touraine was more cruelly exposed to the wide plume of icy Scandinavian air...