Find the unbelievable flavours of France’s famous Loire vineyards in Bristol!
Fancy exploring the very best Bristol has to offer whilst tickling your taste buds with the finest French wines? Well luckily for you, The Loire Bucket List is back! Follow this specially curated discovery route and uncover some of Bristol’s most treasured spots and best kept ‘secret’ locations. From internationally-renowned art galleries, like Arnolfini Arts, to beloved markets, beautiful botanical gardens and Banksy graffiti havens, you’ll discover a whole new side to your city!
Amidst your adventuring, you’ll be invited to stop off and enjoy delicious Loire Valley Wines at some carefully selected foodie hotspots. And find walk-in wine tastings at a colourful Little Loire Wine Truck at Bristol Foodie Festival. Add in VIP Wine Tours, and you’re in for one spectacular September.
This cosy neighbourhood wine bar and deli on Bristol’s bustling Gloucester Road is the perfect pitstop for Loire Valley Wines. Enjoy the delicately finished ‘Touraine Le Petiot’ accompanied with a mouth-watering burrata or juicy nocellara olives. Or why not pop in and grab a dazzlingly crisp, ‘Symbiose’ as you stock up on the finest cheese, charcuterie, fresh bread, chutneys and more.
286 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8PD
Grape & Grind
Looking for a beautiful bottle for a dinner party, or a special present? Then drop by Bristol’s Grape & Grind. With an exciting offering of fruity aromatic ‘Domaine de la Noé Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie’, we’re sure you can replenish your vino vault with all the delicious essentials. And don’t fear if you can’t get there in person, with a case discount and very reasonable delivery charge, what’s not to like?
101 Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8AT
For your very own Paris in the heart of Bristol head to La Guinguette. Find a charming, traditional French bistrot alongside a warm, welcoming atmosphere and a banging selection of wines and French cuisine. Enjoy the full Parisian experience with a refreshing ‘Rosé d’Anjou’ or a crisp, dry ‘Muscadet Sur Lie Château du Jaunay Bougrier’. Why not pair a scrumptious wine with a classic ‘planche de charcuterie’, brimming with the very best cheese France has to offer?
243 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QP
You won’t be able to get enough of this quaint, authentic French Creperie, perched on a corner near Saint Nicholas Market. Tuck into a range of mouth-watering fillings from savoury caramelized onion galettes to sweet chocolate-filled crepes. For a lip-smacking experience enjoy a goats cheese ‘La Bergère galette’ alongside the refreshing citrus notes of a ‘Thierry Delaunay Manoir Touraine Sauvignon Blanc’.
43 Broad Street, Bristol BS1 2EP
Bristol Foodie Festival
To top things off Loire Valley Wines has lined up VIP Wine Tours at Bristol Foodies Festival from September 10 to 12. So grab your mates and head to this top celebration of all things food and drink! If you fancy yourself a wine connoisseur, this is your chance to widen your vino horizons. Share your passion with experts as you find out all about your favourite tipples and the fabulous regions they come from! What’s more, you can quench your thirst at the same time, with a gorgeous selection of Loire Valley Wines, or a bubbly treat of Prosecco or Champagne.
And, if this isn’t exciting enough, Bristol Foodies Festival is also expecting a visit from The Little Loire Wine Truck. Inside you’ll find an expert sommelier who will take you on a free walk-in tasting of the magical wines of the Loire region. Find yourself in the Western Loire Valley as you sample classic, fragrant ‘Rosé d’Anjou’. Or journey into the garden of France as you sip on light, supple Touraine wines, well-known for their delicious aromas…
Don’t miss the chance to explore the very best of your city whilst drinking the most delicious wine with Loire Valley Wines!
Discover the Loire Bucket List here!
The Loire Bucket List Wine Truck will offer free walk-in wine tastings, strictly 18+, from 10-12 September at Bristol Foodies Festival at Durdham Down. Please drink responsibly.