A classic reawakens in Chablis

Once the main wine supplied to Paris, Chablis was squeezed out when other areas became more accessible to the French capital. But Chablis wine is again rising to the top

Chablis: home of the sensible fine wine choice

Chablis is a wine appellation surrounding the small town of Chablis located halfway between Paris and Dijon. It sits high up on a 900m plateau that acted as a substantial barrier to getting from Paris to Burgundy’s Côte D’Or, the Rhône and the south of France.

In the past, high and difficult-to-reach areas were prized as safer places to live, rather than down in the valleys and lowlands where raiding tribes or armies ...