Burgundy Wine

Bourgogne is perhaps the most complex and intimidating of French wine regions. 
 
It enjoys an exceptional geographical location, but it has plenty of other things going for it. Perfect weather for growing grapes, rich soils, renowned varietals and its remarkable Climats all combine to produce its 84 appellations that are recognized around the world. Not forgetting the expertise of its winegrowers, who hand down their know-how from generation to generation, whilst remaining up-to-speed with all the latest developments
 
The first to begin to recognize and codify the differences between vineyards were the Cistercian monks. They helped give us our notion of terroir. Most of the vineyards belonged to the church and nobility until the French Revolution, when they were redistributed and often split between several proprietors. They were further fragmented because of the inheritance law in the Napoleonic Code, which decreed that vineyards must be split equally among one’s heirs Read more »

Mentor for Burgundy Wines

Bob Fyke

Brunello, and other Tuscan reds, are home base for me. I enjoy wines from many other regions as well, and love to organize,and participate in, wine themed dinners in NYC. Twitter @brunellobob Visit my blog at Brunellobob.blogspot.com

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Varietals Produced in Burgundy View all

  • Aligoté

    In North America, Aligoté’s cold-weather tolerance has provided it with homes in Washington State, British Columbia a...

  • Vivant

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

  • Négrette

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

Subregions of Burgundy

  • Beaujolais

    Beaujolais Beaujolais lies roughly in the southeast quarter of France, between Burgundy to...

  • Bourgogne

      Bourgogne AC is Burgundy’s generic appellation. In the Cote d’Or, the flatter, more fertil...

  • Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits

    The Cotes de Nuits appellation refers to vineyards on or close to the Cote d'Or slope north of ...

  • Mâconnais

      The Maconnais is the southernmost part of Burgundy, if you don’t count Beaujolais. It is b...

  • Bourgogne-aligoté

  • Bourgogne Chardonnay

      Chardonnay is a simple blank canvas of a grape, and one has to train it to taste a certain...

Popular Wineries in Burgundy View all

  • Remoissenet Père et Fils

    This family business was established in a 14th century building in Beaune in 1877. They own a t...

  • Domaine Daniel Rion et Fils

    Created in 1955 by Daniel Rion, this family-owned estate began with only two hectares (5 acres) o...

  • Chanson Père et Fils

    The House was founded in 1750 in the reign of Louis XV by Simon Verry. The Cellars are located in...

  • Vincent Girardin

    The Girardin family has been making wine as far back as the 17th century, making Vincent Girard...

  • Albert Bichot

    From !#%0, the Bichot family was established in Burgundy, with a deer as a symbol. is is only in ...

  • Cordier

    United since the merger of two century-old trading houses, Cordier and Mestrezat.The Cordier Mest...

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Burgundy on Snooth

  • Clotilde Davenne Chablis Grand Cru les Preuses 2010

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Chiroubles Lafarge Vial 2015

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Nuits-Saint-Georges 'En la Perriere Noblot' Domaine Machard de Gramont 2015

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £25 from the website www.houseoftownend.com. Nuits-Saint-Georges is an appellation created in 1936,although there has been viticulture here since at least the Romans,for both red and white wines made of pinot noir and chardonnay respectively [though most are red] from the two communes of Nuits-Saint-Georges and P... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet les Folatières Premiere Cru 2007

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    good Read More

    Wine review by cane


  • BLM, look forward to your next report from the trenches (as in trencherman and ... works for a drinker, too) of Burgundy. Will love to hear what you find in that price range, too. Though whatever you find in local shops the prices will tend to be higher in online shops in France and other parts of Europe. Go figure. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Good pinot noir in the $30... by 125836dmcker 125836 dmcker


  • I am going to Burgundy tomorrow. Will drink up and report. I bet I do well under $20 let alone $30. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Good pinot noir in the $30...


  • Domaine Louis Carillon Puligny Montrachet les Champs Canet 2009

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    Wine review by jave


  • I can see how the white burgundy gives you both something to appreciate, Drouhin also seems like a good compromise in styles. Read More

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  • Woah there, looks like a 14' white Burgundy there Mark, good stuff I'd bet. Read More

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  • It's funny, Jon, Peggy and I don't really see eye-to-eye when it comes ... we completely agree on white Burgundy.Oh, and this one will not be seeing a lot of cellar time.  She has a plan for i Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • DUJAC CLOS DENIS '05 SERIOUSLY INTENSE Heavily Blackcherried, herby,firm and authoratative, but never coarse and over-rustic. A SMOKY DREAM WITH JUICY OUTCOME!!! Quite satisfying to a sophisticated palate!

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  • A Big week ahead of us in Burgundy: HARVEST! I uploaded a couple of pictures taken Sunday Sept. 14 in Clos Vougeot and Gevrey Chambertin areas. Enjoy!

    Comment by 254394Wines Travel 254394 Wines Travel


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