Category Archives: Burgundy

Printemps de Monthélie

The village of Monthélie sits on the Côte de Beaune between Auxey-Duresses to the west and Volnay, a bigger name with a much bigger reputation, to the east.  Down the hill and across the D973 is Meursault, a village acclaimed … 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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