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Beaune and Bernard Loiseau

We spent most of the day in Beaune – a lovely if a bit too touristy town on the wine trail. There, we visited another former hospital, strangely, almost identical to the one in Tournus on the inside, but topped with a stunningly elaborate tiled roof on the outside, which made this hotel dieu a major tourist attraction. 516 more words


Joseph Drouhin, Laforet, Bourgogne, Pinot Noir, 2005

Joseph Drouhin, Laforet, Bourgogne, Pinot Noir, 2005, Red-wine from France

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Even though after I opened it two days ago it didn’t become an exceptional experience drinking this Pinot Noir of Joseph Drouhin. 451 more words


An important date in a cave in Beaune France

” You  must be prepared to come to the table with just your naked body up against the  naked grape; leave your mind behind,  as it is only this way that you might happily meet a wine you’d like to go home with.” 1,044 more words


A Small Town Called Beaune

Next on our trip through the French countryside is a small town called Beaune. It’s located in the Burgandy region, which produces fabulous light wines. This is the French home for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. 226 more words


Chez Marie - Beaune - September 2015

I was invited to come down and see the harvest of Louis Max in Mercurey and brought Jörgen who kindly enough offered to drive and on top of that invited me for dinner at my favourite restaurant, but thats another story. 285 more words

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Wine and cheese in France, stage one

Dijon and the Burgundy region: 24 to 28 August 2015

When deciding my trip itinerary, my plans for France didn’t go far beyond:
– meet Mum in Dijon… 837 more words

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The region of Bourgogne (Burgundy) is famous for its good food and good wine. Wanting to enjoy both these things today, we started out with a morning visit to the Dijon markets, and then took a hike around the vineyards of the nearby Côte-d’Or. 1,052 more words