The days of Grands Jours de Bourgogne 2016

by  |  11-05-2016

It may be different for others but I suppose due to the general price of the wines and the limited production, I’ve always thought of Burgundy as something of an enigma. Sure, wine is wine but the fact most of us can’t regularly afford to drink wines that are 100€ a bottle or more, it lends an air of desire to a wine region no matter how unaffected by such things you may or may not be. Naturally, people constantly waxing poetically about the icon domaines such as Romanée Conti doesn’t dissuade the mystique either. So, it was a small promise to myself that upon passing Level 2 of the Court of Master Sommeliers that I would kick myself in the ass and make a visit to Burgundy. Well, last year I finally did pass that rather difficult test and so I got to thinking about when to visit. Beaune […]
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