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Goat Farm "La Bête Noire Sancerroise"

La Bête Noire Sancerroise
Écluse de Thauvenay - 18300 THAUVENAY
Tél : +33 (0)2 48 79 97 17
E-mail : contact@crottinsdechavignol.com

Touristic Goat Farm for adults and children, sales of Chavignol Goat cheese, open and free visits, guided tours (with reservation), shop for local food and many other surprises !


Open everyday from 10.00 am to 12.00 am and from 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm

Tourist Office of Sancerrois

Vineyard of Sancerrois

From its 310m high piton, medieval city of Sancerre gives you an amazing panorama all over the vineyard. But this region is not only wines and good food like the crottin de Chavignol, a famous goat cheese. There are also some picturesque villages, which will welcome you near the Loire. A different kind of field sports can be chosen, for instance walking, biking (thanks to the Loire à Vélo road), canoeing… Among this natural area, you can enjoy remarquable heritage along the Loire, on the Berry’s side. Coming in Sancerre area means you can be amazed by all the little things you can discover in villages which are among the vineyard of the middle of France.



Maison des Sancerre

Maison des Sancerre

In the heart of the city of Sancerre, come discover secrets of the appellation. Walking through a scenographic space of 350m², you will have some details to help you to understand the main role of terroir, history of the area or grapes varieties thanks. A tiny garden will make you appreciate characteristic favours you can find in our wines and you can have a wonderful view all over the vineyard from the panoramic terrace.





VINOTRIP : creator of wine tours

Enjoy a unique experience in the vineyards for a wine trip. VINOTRIP has carefully selected its partners for the quality and the authenticity of their services.



La Loire à Vélo

Loire à Vélo

The touristic cycle road gives you the opportunity to discover the natural and cultural landscape of Pays de la Loire and Centre regions from green ways. You can peacefully enjoy Loire’s sides. Don’t worry differences of levels are low, so everyone can enjoy those roads. The braves could take away the Loire and make a tour by Sancerre to admire the view from the piton. All along the longest river of France, you can find some establishments with ‘Loire à vélo” label giving you infrastructures according to your cycles.



Interprofession des Vins du Centre Loire

Wines Centre Loire

The vineyard of Loire offers a lot of different wines: from the dry white one to
The vineyard of the Centre of France counts 8 Appellations. The most famous are certainly Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé but there are others which worth to be known like Pouilly-sur-Loire, Reuilly, Châteaumeillant, Quincy, Menetou-Salon or Coteaux du Giennois. In this part of vineyard, Sauvignon blanc is the king for white grape varieties and Pinot Noir for rosé and red.



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Eric Louis Cellar
Celliers de la Pauline

Le Bourg - 26 rue de la Mairie
18300 Thauvenay - France
Tél : +33 (0) 2 48 79 91 46
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Domaine Eric Louis - Vins de Sancerre

+33 (0) 2 48 79 91 46