Summer in Chalon-sur-Saone and Eastern Burgundy

Eastern Burgundy - the area to the east of the A6 autoroute inlcuding the Jura and Saone et Loire departements offers many diversions and many good reasons to break free from the headlong rush south to the Alps and Mediterranean!

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Burgundy, Bouzeron & Persillé

On 5 April 2009 the small village of Bouzeron in Burgundy holds its annual Wine & parsleyed Ham (Jambon Persillé) celebration: A fruitful alliance between village and parsleyed Ham -…

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Christmas Sparklers from Confit Direct

North Berwick-based French specialists Devigne Wines and Confit Direct have some interesting Christmas offers on Champagne and some lesser-known French Sparkling wines such as Cremants from Burgundy (Cremant de Bourgogne…

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Water and wine – French vineyards by boat

The Telegraph (19 Aug 08) includes a boat trip up the Rhone Valley as one of its top 10 river cruises: Navigating France’s mightiest river is a favourite for wine…

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