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Coming Full Circle ~ the Burgundy Region

Our time in Paris was over and we were ready for a new adventure in the French countryside.  Terry was in charge of planes, trains, and automobiles and after extensive research felt that leasing versus renting a car was made sense since we planned to have it for five weeks.   682 more words



Well, today is the final day of our adventures in Europe for 2016. We are in the town of Beaune (pronounced Bon) and are staying in a lovely Airbnb apartment. 617 more words

Cruising The Canal D'Bourgogne (Burgundy Canal)

Vineyards, glazed tiles & ice cream in Beaune (FR)

Beaune is in the middle of the Burgundy wine-making region, where many Grand Cru wines are produced, mainly from Pinot noir and Chardonnay grapes. We set our mind on spending holidays in Burgundy after reading reviews highlighting its beautiful countryside with green hills, its medieval villages and its 1000 km of signposted cycling trails. 765 more words



Where is this place? Find out in my Wine 101 column in Wine Tourist Magazine:



Vintage Updates: 2014 and 2015

2014 Vintage:

These wines are here and selling well. They are, in the way of top Cote de Beaune Reds and Whites, very enjoyable now, though they definitely have considerable potential to improve in bottle. 160 more words


The Farmer's Challenge

When Thomas Paine wrote “These are the times that try men’s souls,” he wasn’t writing about the first part of the 2016 growing season, but he could have been. 219 more words