Burgundy france map. A view of the canals geographical location in france. Wine production in burgundy dates back to the 1st century ad which makes it one of the oldest wine producing regions in europe. Burgundy lies astride the main lines of communication between paris and lyon and anyone travelling by train or on the french motorway network between paris or north east france and lyon and the south of france must pass through it. Cote de beaune famous for rich chardonnay the cote de beaune named after the medieval village that is the heart of wine commerce in burgundy the wine from this region is quite different from that of its neighbor to the north.
This is the northern section of the burgundy canal. The vineyards of the cote de beaune produce prestigious red wines and white wines appreciated worldwide for their elegance and finesse. Burgundy b r en d i. Bourgogne is wine made in the burgundy aoc region of france.
Following a pickup in central dijon hop aboard your minibus and travel out of the city into the rolling hills of burgundy widely considered among frances finest winegrowing regions. Lets travel back in time to the days of the roman empire and we will find burgundy wines already in full swing. Maps of the burgundy canal the burgundy canal map. The above map shows the position of the burgundy canal the rivers saone yonne seine and loire plus the some the other nearby canals.
We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Most wine produced here is either red wine made from pinot noir grapes or white wine made from chardonnay grapes although red and white wines are also made from other grape varieties such as gamay and aligote respectively. Burgundy wine tasting small group tour from dijon. It takes its name from the burgundians an east germanic people who moved westwards beyond the rhine during the late roman period.
Bourgogne is a historical territory and a former administrative region of france. A history of burgundy wines.