The news in Chinon
In the Touraine region, “bernache” (1st grape juice of the season and the beginning of fermentation) is tasted at the end of October to mid November with roasted chestnuts.
Book by July at The Agnès Sorel Hotel and we will arrange for you to participate in the grape harvest at a local vineyard. Afterwards, drink the Bernache with roasted chestnuts and mushrooms fresh from the forest.
You could also try to observe the deer rutting under the natural canopy. Take a quiet walk in the forest and see if you can find the deer…
Benefit a 100% from the long weekends in May with a stay at the Agnès Sorel hotel and crisscross the gentle region. Here are a few events to visit.
Chinon is holding a “Spring and gardens” festival Sunday 27th April., especially for those who have a passion for flowers, vegetables and the beautiful countryside. Seize the moment!
This new get-together will be the occasion for the lovers of gardening and springtime leisure activities to meet with many different professionals (nurserymen, gardeners, garden maintenance and management, professionals of all sorts). You will be able to consult and make your purchases.
Villandry “Le Chateau de la Chatonniere” also “Chateau du Rivau” will not fail to inspire.
Salon des Vins de Chinon – Saturday 26th April
Come and meet the local »vignerons ». They will be delighted to explain their work and passion.
Enjoy a wine tasting strolling through the town.