Having finished our Spanish tour, SOHO is heading north to France for the month of September. Our French tour begins in the Loire Valley, often called the “Garden of France.” Flight night on Wednesday, September 2, will feature wines and flavors from this enchanting region.

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Vineyards in the Loire Valley

Home to a wide array of varietals, the Loire Valley produces wine in every possible style. The wines complement the classic French home cooking and high quality produce for which the region is known. The following Loire-inspired tapas and wine will be offered on SOHO’s menu through September 8:

 

2007 Domaine Cherrier et Fils, Sancerre, Loire Valley

Grilled vegetables and goat cheese terrine

 

2008 Domaine de la Fruitiere, Muscadet, Loire Valley

Seared baby shrimp and scallops with lentil ragout and lemon buerre blanc

 

2006 Marc Bredif, Chinon, Chinon

Duck rillettes with cornichons, dijon mustard and sliced bread

 

Guests can sample all the Loire flavors through a flight (three three-ounce tastings for $17) or chose to pair a glass of wine and tapas for $12. The featured tapas and wine are available individually as well ($9/per glass and $6/tapas).

 

See you soon!