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Great Tokaj Wine Auction

Last November I was fortunate enough to be in Beaune during the weekend of the auction of the Hospices de Beaune. I had the chance to attend various events connected with this, including various cellar visits, tasting of the auction lots from the barrel at 8am with the locals, an impromptu informal tasting with Gina Gallo and Jean-Claude Boisset, and the Sunday evening ‘Diner de Gala aux Chandelles’. 358 more words

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Roaming in Beaune

Beaune is revered as the wine capital of France’s burgundy region. Like Langres, the city has existed since Roman times, and saw changes brought about during the Middle Ages, and later the Renaissance. 1,378 more words


Maison Joseph Drouhin

Maison Joseph Drouhin has been a winemaker and merchant since 1880, and his great grandchildren run the business now. The Beaune caves that once belonged to dukes and kings are much older, dating back to the twelfth century. 39 more words


More on Le Belena, Beaune

Update on Le Béléna, Beaune

1 Place Madeleine, Beaune, just a couple of blocks from the Hotel de Dieu and the center of Old Town. 319 more words


Louis Jadot and Vosne Romanée Suchots

February 25, 2015

One thing I knew for sure about Louis Jadot before ever stepping foot into their establishment in Beaune, France: every wine they produce offers a great deal of quality. 272 more words


Beaune, France

What a lovely little town, so much history and culture.

The towns most prized locations are their wineries and there are many to choose from, my favorite would be Joseph Drouhin.

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As I mentioned in my last post, my first weekend jaunt without the group was to Vittel, France. The quaint little town (and I do mean little) is known almost exclusively for its hot springs which, I gathered have long drawn visitors. 1,438 more words