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Burgundy wine tour

In September a group of 20 of us enjoyed four days exploring the wines of Burgundy. For the most part we stayed close to Beaune, but we were still able to experience a range of wines, and enjoy the hospitality of diverse vignerons, making this altogether a fabulous tour. Our first visit, shortly after our…(Read More)

Burgundy Tour Day 3

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Saturday was a massive day with three visits, a lunch, a dinner and 28 wines tasted! After the very relaxed day at Domaine Chanson on Friday, we had an earlier start, heading south from Beaune and arrived at Chateau de Santenay for our first visit. This estate has great historical importance with winemaking history going…(Read More)

Friday was devoted to one estate – Domaine Chanson. Chanson are an extremely important negociant in Beaune and I have been dealing with their importer for a number of year. I was therefore delighted to be able to organise a bespoke and private tour to the Bastion – one of five fortified buildings that protected…(Read More)

Our tour to Burgundy started with a very early departure from Heathrow, but luckily everyone managed to keep going throughout the day, and enjoy two great visits. Despite an air traffic control strike doing its best, but failing, to impede our progress, we landed in Lyon at 10.00am and we arrived at our first…(Read More)