French monks locked down with 2.8 tonnes of cheese pray for buyers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

While I'm fonder of other cheeses from the Burgundy region, I hope the monks can move their excess inventory of Cîteaux. Here's my photo of the rounds of Cîteaux at the Abbey when I visited in ...

Burgundy & Beaujolais Trip Report April 2018

by francaise 3 years ago

We planned a quick two week trip, one week in Paris book-ending one week in Burgundy, more specifically Beaujolais, as we love Beaujolais cru wine, and the the simple rusticity of this area. Well, ...

Menu Clarification - Please tell me they aren't serving Smoked Mouse

by TD_Toni 3 years ago

Ok, maybe my naivety is showing but I was perusing menus for our upcoming trip and when looking at Lameloise in Beaune, there was a menu item listed as follows: VEAU FERMIER pièce de veau rôtie...

3 Days in Beaune Summer 2018

by TD_Toni 3 years ago

Hello all, I have been doing some research for our upcoming trip and have a tentative agenda with a couple of slots to fill and I am hoping to get recommendations and feedback on my proposed itiner...

Hashiri San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

The San Francisco location of Hashiri is in soft opening. Friends' photos are stunning. Who's tried it? Hashiri San Francisco 4 Mint Plaza San Francisco, CA 94103 415-908-1919 http://www.ope...

Discuss: "Great Burgundy smells of sh*t"

by 914NYC 13 years ago

In his book entitled "BURGUNDY" by Anthony Hanson, this expert writes "Great Burgundy smells of shit. It is most surprising, but something the French recognized long ago, Ça sent la merde and Ça s...

Opinions needed: in which order to serve these 2 wines?

by EatinginAustin 6 years ago

Hello! I am hosting a Burgundy wine dinner and need some assistance on which wine to serve first: the chardonnay, or the Beaujolais? Below is the profile for both. Note that before these two...

Two days and dinners in the northern Beaujolais (Saint-Amour-Bellevue) — and a lunch in Macon

Jake Dear
by Jake Dear 6 years ago

Following up on this post (http://www.chowhound.com/post/good-food-distinctive-wines-delightful-traveling-jura-1027910), we drove to: Auberge du Paradis, http://www.aubergeduparadis.fr/index.ph p?...

Is the Burgundy Region like Chianti?

by zoemaslow 6 years ago

Hi there, my husband and I are planning our first trip to France. We're planning on renting a car, but unsure of which areas. When we were in Italy, we found the Chianti region to be a bit over-hyp...

Travel to French wine country in December, HELP!

by PinotPlease 14 years ago

Hi Hounders, my hubby and I are thinking of traveling to France in the winter (Have to be in the UK for Xmas and wanted to make it somewhat fun ;-) ) I'd thought about going to a wine region, Bu...

Burgundy Wine Dinner at Vetri

by FayeD 6 years ago

We had a lovely evening at Vetri Cucina (the upstairs part of Vetri) last night. It was attended by about 14 people. Information on these events is available at VetriCucina.com. The dinner include...

Le Romanée-Conti n'est plus le vin le plus cher du monde

by CharlesDarwin 6 years ago

The Romanée-Conti is no longer the most expensive wine in the world. It is a Burgundy who took the first place, but it is the Richebourg Grand Cru Henri Jayer in Côtes de Nuits.

I have a 1929 P.de Marcilly Fres Bourgogne (Cote-d Or') Gevrey-Chambertin. Any idea what I can value it at for a charity auction?

by Gzisook 6 years ago

It has lost a little volume over the years. Color is not bad and there is only a little sediment. It has been cellared properly for the last 15 or so years but not sure before that. Came from a ...

Champagne and Burgundy join UNESCO list

by zin1953 6 years ago

"Producers in Champagne and Burgundy are celebrating the addition of their vineyards and cellars to the UNESCO world heritage list. "A meeting over the weekend of the global organisation, which ...

Burgundy, Champagne achieve UNESCO patrimony status

by onzieme 6 years ago

Climates and terroirs of Burgundy and hillsides, houses, and cellars of Champagne become UNESCO Patrimony Sites. https://twitter.com/UNESCO/status/617353270051274752 https://twitter.com/UNES...

Robert Parker says sorry to Burgundy

by zin1953 6 years ago

Robert Parker has admitted to the drinks business that he was “too belligerent with the Burgundians”. (article continues)

Burgundy grand cru vineyard prices still rising | decanter.com

by zin1953 6 years ago

"A single hectare of a Burgundy grand cru vineyard cost more than 4.3m euros on average last year and some fetched up to 10m euros, show new figures that reinforce the wine region’s reputation as t...

Anne-Claude Leflaive nephew to run family domaine | decanter.com

by zin1953 6 years ago

"Brice de la Morandiere, nephew of the late Anne-Claude Leflaive, has been appointed to succeed her as new managing director of Burgundy’s Domaine Leflaive."

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