The Loire Valley lies at the geographical and cultural heart of France. It rises in the south, not far from the Mediterranean coast and empties into the Atlantic Ocean in the northwest of the country. Along the way, it flows through France8217;s longest and most diverse wine region. The Loire Valley Wine Bureau is a Gold Sponsor of the SD Bay Wine Festival and their U.S. Representative, Jessica Engel, graciously joined us to share her passion for the wines of the Loire.” Website: Loire Valley Wine; Belgian born Master Chef Daniel Joly graduated from the Culinary Institute of Brussels in 1986. After a few culinary stops along the way, Chef Joly landed at Mirabelle Restaurant in Beaver Creek, CO. Belgian beer producer, Stella Artois, is part of a Belgian brewing tradition dating back to 1366. Named after the Christmas Star, it was originally crafted as a holiday beer and has grown to become the number one Belgian beer in the world.” Websites: Stella Artois, Mirabelle Restaurant;

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