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  • Barrels of Wine

    The other day I collected eight wine barrels from a well known Burgundy village called Pommard. They were sealed and yes…sadly...they were empty.

  • Best of all worlds in Burgundy and the Côte-d'Or

    If you appreciate beautiful  countryside, rivers and canals, historic towns and authentic French food and wine, then you’re likely to arrive in Burgundy and breathe a deep sigh of pleasure.  Our featured region this month is also a haven for artists, writers and bird watchers – a corner of France where it’s possible to be both relaxed and inspired by the surroundings and way of life.

    Burgundy has been described as the heart of France, summing up so much that is appealing about the country to Francophiles. It lies to the south-east of Paris and two of its most famous names are located in the Côte-d'Or department – Dijon, city of gastronomy, and Beaune, home of the fine wine.

  • The Butterflies of Spring

    Riding a bicycle is something that I have been known to do, on very rare occasions