Category Archives: Bourgogne

Portes Ouvertes – 10e Ronde du Couchois

Every year on the first weekend in August the cellar doors are open in and around Couches in Southern Burgundy.  This is a delightful organised event that has been repeated every year since 2001, the Bourgogne Côtes du Couchois appellation … Continue reading

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A delightful lunch in the Mâconnais

The view from the restaurant’s terrace La Courtille de Solutré sits in a wonderful spot in the sleepy village of Solutré-Pouilly underneath the Roche de Solutré, an imposing rock that towers over the local landscape of Mâconnais vines. Seduced by … Continue reading

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Supper at Auberge Le Petit Blanc, Nr Mercurey

Having driven past Le Petit Blanc many times en route to the Côte Chalonnaise wine towns of Mercurey, Givry and Rully, I was looking forward to trying it last weekend on a child-free visit to Burgundy. Having said that, we … Continue reading

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Simple Salmon Supper

Tonight, simple and quick was the name of the game for supper so I roasted some salmon fillet and served it with puy lentils through which I forked roasted red onion, lemon juice and chopped flatleaf parsley. To go with … Continue reading

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