Monthly Archives: May 2014

Best meals in Côte d’Or: Hotel du Centre, Meursault

Tuesday dawned with the promise of a cool but mostly dry day, ideal for touring. After a satisfactory breakfast at our hotel, we took the N974 south to explore the Côte de Beaune. We hoped for experiences that would make … Continue reading

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Best meals in Côte d’Or: un petit surpris en Epinac

During our three days in and around Beaune we had five happy dining experiences. The simplest of these was in the village of Epinac, just off the main road from Autun back to Beaune; I chose it on a whim … Continue reading

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Burgundy travel miscellany

Here are some miscellaneous experiences and observations about visiting the Côte d’Or region. Grand Cru, Premier Cru and all that jargon A meaningful part of our experience was to drive through the wine districts on secondary roads that traversed the … Continue reading

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Enjoying wine in the Cote D’Or

It was bound to happen! If you over-indulge on the riches of Burgundy, you run the risk of an upset tummy. So, while Maggie rests, I have the iPad to myself, giving me the opportunity to share some of our … Continue reading

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Beaune & Cote D’Or

As I begin this post we are having some quiet time in our Dijon hotel; this is wise after spending a sinful amount of money on food and wine since we arrived in Burgundy! This part of our adventure began … Continue reading

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Dinner chez Pramil

We first dined at Pramil restaurant in December 2009. The meal was excellent but the experience was muted by the fact that none of the staff spoke English and I was only half a day into refreshing my schoolboy French. Last year, … Continue reading

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