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Côte de Beaune Burgundy

Burgundy is best known for two major grape varieties – Chardonnay, responsible for the white wines, and Pinot Noir for the reds. Burgundy is divided into a patchwork of appellations, some making white wine, some making red and some split between the two. 672 more words

Tasting Notes

A Virtual Visit with Burgundy Friends #Winophiles

French #Winophiles Admire Bourgogne
January is Burgundy month for our French #Winophiles group. Just back from our first trip to the region, we celebrate by featuring our new favorite mustard and by enjoying two wines purchased from the cellars in Burgundy. 1,348 more words

Wine & Food

Chassagne-Montrachet and a Visit to Domaine Morey-Coffinet

Driving up from Lyon toward Beaune, the first stop on my trip to Burgundy was the town of Chassagne-Montrachet and a visit at Domaine Morey-Coffinet… 480 more words

Pinot Noir

Château de Maltroye and Why I Don’t Write Wine Books Like Hugh Johnson

Someone whose palate I respect poured a wine saying, “This is what California Chardonnay wants to be when it grows up.”

Behind such a statement I can find many points with which to agree, but in general, although the idea that… 1,245 more words


Lobster Bisque Risotto

I’ve posted a recipe for lobster risotto before, a very elegant dish with a mild lobster flavor in the risotto itself. That version requires 1 lobster (of about 650 grams or 1.5 lbs) for every two servings. 1,464 more words


Burgundy in November

A foggy November day in the Cotes de Beaune (click on any photo to view the slide show)

Just a little clos in Chassagne-Montrachet

Pinot Noir grapes not ripe at harvest are left for the birds… 52 more words