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Beaune #Burgundy

Beaune, in the heart of Burgundy’s famous vineyards, Pommard, Corton-Charlemagne, Romanée-Conti, Meursault, Santenay and Savigny-les-Beaune bring a twinkle to the eyes of wine lovers; Beaune is famous for the Hospice de Beaune (Hôtel-Dieu). 40 more words

French Regions

Caves Madeleine

Caves Madeleine has always been a go to restaurant for our family when we are in Bourgogne, and this time was no different. However, since the owner changed the food has become a lot better. 167 more words



I have arrived in Bourgogne and I spent the first half of today in Volnay. It started with a winery visit with Joseph Voillot. Legendry. He spoke no english and my french is about as good as my mandarin, but we made it through and tasted some very good wines. 83 more words


Off we go!

I am officially on vacation! Ahead lies 3 days in Beaune and 17 days in Italy! There are many wine tastings on the schedule, amongst them Domain Michel Lafarge and hopefully Liger-Belair. 14 more words


A weekend in Burgundy

I cannot believe so much beauty lies just two hours from Geneva and it took us so long to visit. This seems to be a common theme around these parts, which is why we’ve stuck closer to home this summer. 566 more words


The end is nigh….

Well – the end of this trip is nigh, and has nothing to with Britain in Europe as this blog was  written before the vote. Due to no free Wi-Fi and roaming charges (due to be phased out by the EU???), I have not been able to upload until now. 882 more words