The Beaune region of France in the Cote d’Or in the northern part of Burgundy is known mainly for its white wine, Chardonnay. That’s because eight of the Grand Cru of Burgundy are in Beaune, and they are almost all, with the exception of Corton, known for their Chardonnay. 235 more words
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Most Burgundian vineyards are planted exclusively to Pinot noir or Chardonnay. This makes sense because the soil characteristics that are optimal for red wine production are different than for white. 230 more words
A few of our followers are wine enthusiasts so it seems appropriate to write a review of our best wine experiences of 2016.
This year we have visited Spain three times, Italy once, Prague and Hungary once, and France twice, all great European wine countries with just about every type of grape on the planet turned into wine but with an amazing array of taste and quality due to the terroir as well as the grape variety. 892 more words