A dry white season in Burgundy

It’s easy to find real value in the Côte d’Or’s southern white wines

Beaune: the picturesque powerhouse of Burgundy wine

The entire region of Burgundy stretches from Chablis in the north to Macon in the south. That’s a distance of some 240km by car, roughly the distance from Dublin, north to Achill Island, or south to Kinsale.

It is a vast region and contains 84 unique appellations contrôlées, or roughly 25 per cent of all the appellations in France. Burgundy accounts for almost a fifth of the value of all wine exports from ...