Burgundy (French region)
French President Francois Hollande gives a speech during a meeting with representatives from the Auxois area, as part of his two days visit in Burgundy on March 12, 2013 in Dijon.
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The Hidden Treasures of a Burgundy First Family
growers, blending and bottling it under his own name. Some of the négociant houses of Beaune had sullied the reputation of Burgundy with questionable blending practices, mixing wine from different parts of Burgundy and even blending in wine from the Rhône 5/21/13 from WSJ Magazine Read more »
What to eat in Bordeaux
is not just about world-famous wines: the region’s gastronomy is underrated compared to other French wine-producing areas like Burgundy and Alsace. The local food scene benefits from the city’s proximity to the sea and to the large Gironde river estuary, not from Winophilia Read more »
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen: What's New in Burgundy?
Bordeaux, Champagne, Languedoc-Roussillon, and the Rhone and Loire valleys, and you realize that they have all retained their French monikers, while Burgundy alone is hailed by its English designation. The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) is formally undertaking from The Huffington Post Read more »
Flooding plagues eastern France
PM DIJON, France, May 4 (UPI) -- Officials in eastern France ordered evacuations Saturday after torrential rains hit the Burgundy region. Some residents of Dijon were ordered out of their homes to escape the rising waters of the Ouche river, which overflowed from United Press International Read more »
Carla Bruni stung by criticism, squashes marriage rumours
getting blown away," she told the magazine. The singer-songwriter and former model, whose newest CD "Carla Bruni, Little French Songs" was released on April 1, said therapy helps her think clearly and is about taking responsibility. "And I like this type of from Reuters.co.uk Read more »