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That was a striking statement, given Burgundy’s recent vintages marred by extreme weather, especially hail and frost — a stretch Drouhin himself described to me when I visited him five years ago in his cellars in Beaune, at the heart of Burgundy.

GREAT VALUESimonnet-Febvre Crémant de Bourgogne BrutSimonnet-Febvre is located in Chablis, the northern part of Burgundy closest to Champagne.

As far as the wine, don’t be turned off by the Burgundy denomination.

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Baum created an innovative tourism hub in Burgundy after buying his wine estate Château de Pommard.

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The 30% of reserve wine added was aged in Burgundy barrels, those used to make grands crus wines from Olivier Leflaive.

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The du Pont family descended from Huguenot nobility in Burgundy, emigrating to the United States in 1800.

Both produce some wines good enough to challenge the well-bred conceits of wine makers in Burgundy and Bordeaux.

Everybody making pinot noir lives in the shadow of one tiny vineyard in Burgundy, the 4.4 acres of La Romanee-Conti.

I first tried these ciders in Burgundy, before they were imported to the United States.

The wine-makers of Burgundy strongly believe that their beloved region meets these high standards.

The Dauphin and his eldest son the Duke of Burgundy would waive their rights.

I now want onely my misters approbation, who is indeed, the most polite punctuall Queene of dressing in all Burgundy.

On her death the duchy of Brabant passed, by a family arrangement, to the House of Burgundy.

Under the House of Burgundy, during the fifteenth century Brussels became more than ever a city of pomp, gaiety, and pleasure.

Nor were the nobles more inclined to exchange the bishops for other rulers, especially if these were to be the Dukes of Burgundy.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to burgundy, such as: cardinal, coral, crimson, flaming, glowing, and maroon.

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