Saturday July 4, 2020

Burgundy, beyond the obvious: Tomás Clancy makes the case for a long overlooked wine tourism spot

Burgundy has been long overlooked as a tourist destination and, for that reason, it is the perfect spot for a leisurely wine holiday

30th June, 2019
Cycle and walking routes criss-cross through the vines of Burgundy

Ryanair has almost redrawn the map of European wine tourism. Cheap and frequent flights to previously overlooked regional cities at the edges of great wine regions have developed into gateway routes and driven wine tourism from the Languedoc to Sicily and Portugal’s Douro Valley.

One significant classical region, Burgundy, missed out, and remains a low-airfares desert. It has almost completely missed out on the mass wine tourism boost of cheap flights.

It has...

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