Wine writer Richard writes regularly for a number of publications, and his expertise was fully recognised when he became a Master of Wine last year. This month, Richard takes a look at one of France’s most famous wine-producing areas, the Loire Valley, and reveals his top wine
picks. Turn to page 67 to find out more.
A graphic designer and part-time illustrator, Kiwi Rita lives in New Zealand with her English
husband and two boisterous young boys. Her fun, colourful illustrations are the perfect addition to our language news page (page 57).
She is now also illustrating Ian Moore’s column (page 98).
Peter is staff writer for FRANCE Magazine and first fell in love with France on a school trip to Normandy. In this issue, he writes about the Loire Valley (page 18), a tranquil corner of France whose fairy-tale châteaux, dreamy villages and sun-dappled vineyards never fail to enchant
him, no matter how many times he visits.