Burgundy is kind of magic

Burgundy vineyards

Burgundy vineyards, copyright BKWine Photography

We recently wrote a short article on a typical morning on a wine tour: a few grand crus, a 2000 thrown in just to illustrate aging, beautiful landscapes… Here’s the introduction:

“This particular day we were in the heart of Burgundy, in the Côte d’Or. This is a magical place. It is hard to explain, but I have always been fascinated by this region and its wines. I love to go to Burgundy on my own wine tours. Maybe it’s because I get the chance to taste all these lovely wines, often very hard to find in the shops. Because when it comes to good Burgundy wines, especially red ones, you have to know where to look. And the best way to discover the wines from Burgundy is to go there.

It is not a big region but you have a huge number of different producers. Some of them are good and some of them are bad, or at least uninteresting. Pinot noir is a grape that demands attention and care. Not everybody is capable of making good wines from it. Chardonnay is easier to work with but in Burgundy a chardonnay is not just any chardonnay.”

Read the full article Burgundy is Kind of Magic on the Travelog on!

And if you want to experience travelling in Burgundy wine country yourself, take a look at our Burgundy wine tour this autumn!

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One Response to Burgundy is kind of magic

  1. Arnold Waldstein June 27, 2011 at 12:59 #

    Really beautiful photograph Per. Perfectly accentuates the post.

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