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Beaune : Tasting of bread, wine and Cheese

This weekend the 25th Salon de Dégustation Pains Vins Fromages 2014 will take place in Beaune.  This event is organised by the students from the BTS Tourisme programe of Lycée Clos Maire in Beaune. 112 more words

Burgundy Wine Tasting

Beaune Part 2: Hospice de Beaune Hotel Dieu

Last Monday’s post, we hiked the frozen tundra of Beaune’s vineyards, tasted pinot noir from skeleton vines, got lost, and ate its chalky soil.  Today, we tumble back into Beaune to visit the Hospice de Beaune Hôtel Dieu: home of the world’s most famous wine auction. 444 more words


A Visit - Beaune, France

It was while walking along Rue du Chateau in Beaune that I got my first waft of 2010 autumn air.  It was a familiar smell of decaying wet leaves, but this time it came with a note of something nutty and sweet.   716 more words


Inside the Baguette Box

My apartment isn’t exactly a baguette box in itself, but despite the absence of a couch, coffee table or even a saucepan, there is indeed the essential item of furniture that is a baguette box. 360 more words


Beaune Vineyards: EU Austerity Drinking Tour: Nuiton-Beaunoy, Burgundy, France

After much delay, our EU Austerity Drinking Tour continues.  131 continuous days of travel, drinking, eating, and drinking our way through Europe has worn us out.  484 more words


Hospices de Beaune Tasting

Hôtel-Dieu. Source: Wikipedia Commons

Wines Tasted

  1. Pouilly-Fussé Cuvée Françoise Poisard 2012
  2. Meursault-Charmes 1er Cru Cuvée de Bahèzre de Lanlay 2011
  3. Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Cuvée François de Salins 2011…
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Wine Tastings

Bienvenue à Beaune

Where do I start? Upon arrival in Beaune station I was met by Monsieur S. Here’s a view from the drive from the station to his apartment, you don’t see sights like this too often where I’m from. 416 more words