Loire Valley Wines: Meet 6 Rising Young Food And Wine Stars

France's Loire Valley has not been immune to the renaissance in artisanal food and drink that's drawn so many tattooed butchers and enterprising mayonnaise artists into the mix stateside. In Sancerre, particularly, a new generation of talented twentysomethings are revitalizing the wine world and beyond. One difference you'll see in France is that young people are more likely to go into the family business, giving them an extra leg up if that business is wine or food (a boon to the rest of us). Below, meet some of the Loire's youngest—and most promising—new players.

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