WINES OF SAUMUR
The AOP Saumur-Champigny is one of the seven appellations that make up the wines of Saumur, together with Saumur Blanc, Saumur Rosé, Saumur Fines Bulles, Coteaux de Saumur, Saumur Puy-Notre-Dame and Saumur Rouge. The 3,800 hectares of vines and the 390 winemakers produce 28 million bottles a year. Our AOP alone covers 1/3 of Saumur wines volumes and around 40% of the area.
WINE FEDERATION OF ANJOU-SAUMUR
From Saumur to Ancenis, the winegrowing area of Anjou-Saumur covers an area of 20,000 hectares. This ‘royal Loire wine’ inclues 27 AOP, made from 15 grape varieties. Amongst these, two grape varieties are emblematic of the vineyard: Chenin for whites and Cabernet Franc for reds, of which Saumur-Champigny is a proud representative. .
WINES OF VAL DE LOIRE
This is a joint trade organisation bringing together all the appellations of the Loire, from Nantes to Blois, covering an area of 43,000 hectares, spread over 3 regions and 14 departments.
The Loire Valley winegrowing region has the greatest diversity of wines in the world, with 50 appellations. A wide range of wines and colours from 24 grape varieties. With around 270 million bottles produced each year, exported to 160 countries, the Loire Valley is the third largest French wine region in terms of production.