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Why choose Beaune as a base for Burgundy?

Beaune ( pronounce as “bone”) is a small town UNESCO heritage, located south of Dijon and known to be the capital of Burgundy Wines. Only 2h30 by train gets you to the tiny train station of Beaune. 1,282 more words

Beaune Base

I was fortunate enough to be able to return to Beaune for part of the Vacances de Noël and ring in the New Year with the same family I stayed with last time I was out there (you can find that recap post… 858 more words


Champagne or Sparkling? Or Both?

As far back as I can remember I thought champagne was wine. Sorry I thought sparkling wine was wine, but my grandma called it champagne. In fact it was Baby Duck wine and I owe champagne, wait any sparkling wine, wait any drink you put in your mouth a huge apology for thinking Baby Duck was champagne. 1,449 more words

Whining and Dining in Burgundy

I wish you all a Happy and Blessed Christmas and New Year

Beaune and Dijon

An aside, if I may. Before leaving on this trip, I was of a very nervy and jumpy disposition. 350 more words

Top 6 Things to do in Beaune, France

Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy, which may be the wine capital of the world.  Beaune hit our radar when we first started looking into Europe.  560 more words


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.  603 more words