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Wine Auctioning in Beaune

Last weekend, the almost comically French town of Beaune came alive for the annual snappily titled ‘Vente aux Encheres de Vins des Hospices de Beaune’, which roughly translates to ‘Beaune Hospitals Wine Auction’. 2,114 more words

Wines at Xmas #8 – Mick O'Connell MW [Guest Post]

For winelovers, Christmas is a time when we look forward to drinking – and even sharing – a special bottle or two.  This might be a classic wine with traditional fare or just something different we’ve wanted to try for a while.  348 more words


The last weekend of the vacances de la Toussaint, I had the incredible opportunity to spend the weekend in Beaune, France with the family my French professor stayed with when he studied abroad in Dijon during his undergrad (a HUGE “thank you” to you–if you read this–for connecting them with me!) 277 more words


Final Week in France

Bridges, castles and gardens filled our final few days in France.

On our last morning in Lacoste we were up at sunrise getting packed and having breakfast.  1,292 more words


Archives de la Cote d'Or, B 1623bis

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Dijon Archives

Rhone, Champagne & Burgundy - Day 5. Bouchard & Drappier

Road To Beaune

They left Lyon at 9.30 in the morning. It is two hours to Beaune on the A6. The drive through the Cru villages of Beaujolais and the tasting at Chateau Poncié in Fleurie were deleted from the already crowded programme for the day. 1,397 more words


From 17-19 November, come join the party in Beaune for the 157th Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction. Although the actual sale is reserved for potential buyers, the general public can watch the proceedings in the street on a giant screen. 70 more words