Touraine is an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) for wine produced in the Loire Valley region of France. The AOC covers an extensive area, including the towns of Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Chinon, Montlouis-sur-Loire and Vouvray, and encompasses both red and white wines. The most common grape varieties grown in the region are Chenin Blanc for white wines and Cabernet Franc for red wines. Touraine wines are known for their freshness, minerality, and acidity. The area under cultivation is around 3000 hectares, it is one of the largest AOC in the Loire Valley. Touraine AOC wine is a good choice for those looking for a relatively affordable and high-quality wine from the Loire Valley.