Tag Archives: Burgundy

Petrolhead Nirvana

To any self proclaimed petrol head Top Gear is the greatest show on earth when it comes to cars.  On the weekends they ask their readers to show them what they have done with their cars.  I submitted an entry through Twitter and – ours made it to the pages of TopGear.com as one of […]

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Chateau de Meursault

Chateau de Meursault was our next winery of choice.  This one offered a self guided tour of the property which is now a small museum.  The roots of the family that owns this Chateau are traced back to the 12th century.  The main Chateau is still being used as the primary residence,  but the cellars, […]

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Chateau de Pommard

First on the list, purely by chance, was Chateau de Pommard.  It was close to where we were staying and seemed rather interesting. The Chateau had a wine museum and a great restaurant, an exposition of modern art was well as great collection of originals by Picasso, Matisse, and two sculptures by Salvador Dali. We […]

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After a good night sleep in a nice little hotel just off the main square and an early visit to the bakery for some croissant, and baguette  and  some pain au chocolat we set off in search of some fine French countryside covered in vineyards and dotted by small chateaus.  We did not have to go […]

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Getting Lost in France

After Strasbourg we pointed out Alfa Romeo in the general direction of Dijon. Both of us visited Dijon in 2001 and remember it very fondly.   We wanted to get lost in the French country side.  Take the secondary roads and  stay off the highways, just like we did last time.   Endlessly drive through […]

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