Gascogne

Sonntag, Oktober 7, 2018

Visiting the Plaimont Producteurs in Southwest France - Zu Besuch bei den Plaimont Producteurs in Südwestfrankreich Maison des Vin (Foto: Batin Mumcu) Foto: Batin Mumcu Before my visit to Gascony I did not really know why this region is so strongly in the shadow of the famous neighbor region Bordeaux. Qualitatively, the southwest in France does not need ...

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Cote-d´Or

Donnerstag, September 20, 2018

Cote-d´Or a journey through time... This article is the start of a series about my trip to the Burgundy wine region in eastern France. "Cote-d´Or" is perhaps the center for the most expensive wines in the world. What I experienced during my trip you can read here, ... so let's go! - Zeitreise Cote-d´Or... Dieser Beitrag ist der Auftakt einer ...

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Chateau de Chenas

Mittwoch, September 19, 2018

Cave Du Chateau De Chenas The last stop of my Burgundy trip takes me to the cooperative "Cave du Chateau de Chenas" in Beaujolais region. The cooperative exist since 1934 and is about 250 hectares in size, with an every year harvest from about 10.000 hectoliters of wine and more than 1.2 million bottles of grape juice. - Die ...

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Paul Bocuse

Sonntag, August 12, 2018

Paul Bocuse "lives"! When walking through Lyon, you will constantly encounter the hero of the city. His portrait can be found on house walls and even a market is named after him. Many restaurants and brasseries, or "bouchon lyonnais" as the inhabitants of the city call their restaurant style, adorn the cityscape. - Paul Bocuse „lebt“! Beim Spaziergang durch ...

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Lyon

Sonntag, August 12, 2018

Metropolitan area of Lyon Lyon is about 160 km west of Geneva and about 300 km north of Marseille. With approximately 500 000 inhabitants in the center and approximately 2 200 000 inhabitants throughout the metropolitan area, Lyon is the third largest city in France after Paris and Marseille. The city is located at the northern ...

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Côte Chalonnaise

Samstag, Mai 26, 2018

Foto: Batin Mumcu Côte Chalonnaise The second stop of my Burgundy-Tour takes me to the "Côte Chalonnaise" wine region. The approximately 4.000 hectares of appellation is more known for rural/ country wines. In the five classified AOP locations Bouzeron, Rully, Mercurey, Givry, Montagny, preferably around 70% more Pinot Noir and Gamay red wines are produced. Here ...

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