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Playing French, eating like a Bourgondier

Belgians consider themselves quite the lovers of good food and drink. So much so, that they created a term for that side of themselves. Know what they chose? 604 more words

Travel

Beaune, Burgundy

Most of the Aires in the south will probably be packed with visitors, therefore we are heading north.

We have been driving for Four – five hours, on and off toll roads, through busy Lyon; we really need to stop for the night. 129 more words

France 2014

Days 88- : Blimey - its hot!

88 – Wednesday:  Driving and France Passion

Made contact with a friend who has a house just west of Besancon… ‘yes come on over’.  But by the time we exercised, tidied up and put the Sat Nav on and set the settings against Peages, we decided we did not have enough time to get there in one day.   971 more words

Friday Fictioneers: Les Trois Glorieuses

The three day festival was off to a good start. Sam, from Christies, felt confident they’d reach good prices at the auction.  The red wine had flowed fast at the black tie dinner. 128 more words

Irene Waters

3 - 6 June: Burgundy & Beaujolais

Wednesday June 3rd: Beaune (Burgundy Wine Region)

We head into Beaune early to go to their daily market. We browse through the usual stalls of meats and cheeses. 1,753 more words

Tasting a trio of old wines with Lou

When sorting through old bottles of wine I first reject those with the lowest fill, sick color, depressed or extended corks, and signs of seepage.  I then gently check that the cork is firm by pushing on the top of the capsule.   510 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

A Birthday Meal, (The perfect steak)

My wife’s birthday was back at the end of May, and mine in early June, but due to various circumstances we found ourselves unable to head out to the restaurant as we often like to do for our birthdays. 937 more words

Wine