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BURGUNDY, A KING’S ENVY

If France is a human body, then its heart is Burgundy. Located between Paris and Lyon, Burgundy – or Bourgogne in French – is the pulse of today’s wine world. Unlike Bordeaux or Champagne, Bourgogne is the French wine region to have an English name. The first scripts about Burgundy wine appeared in the fourth century in a letter to Emperor Constantine to defend the precious vineyards of Beaune from taxation. As Burgundy was attracting the attention of British, German and Dutch royals… Read More »

Barossa Bravo

Brave Barossa. Australia’s most celebrated wine region, Barossa is also now celebrated as one of the world’s greatest wine producing areas. The home to some of the oldest vineyards in the world hosted courageous pioneering families that have shaped the landscape of Australian wine. Some vines are around 120 to 125 years old. And wherever you go within the Barossa Valley, you will feel this valiant history, culture and sense of liveliness. With over 100 wine producers, Barossa and its sister Eden Valley have been the field for wineries that are now fine boutique wine makers like Yalumba and Henschke, and ... Read More »

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