Loire Valley Valérie Forgues’ story is one of twists and turns, highs and lows, perseverance and overcoming adversity. The unexpected disciple of Clos Roche Blanche’s Didier Barrouillet, she initially had no intention of becoming a vigneronne. Valérie emerged from almost complete anonymity—as a struggling single mother with no experience in wine—to become one of the most fascinating and talked-about vigneronnes in France’s Loire Valley.

  • Touraine Sauvignon

  • Orbin Blanc

  • Touraine Gamay

  • Icône