Category Archives: Wine

Best meals in Côte d’Or: La Grilladine encore!

Frau Grounds has just pointed out that my account of how we spent Tuesday afternoon comprised activities which actually occurred the next day, except for the bit about tasting white wines. Not that one should let the facts get in … Continue reading

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Best meals in Côte d’Or: La Grilladine

We returned to Beaune after our lunch at Meursault, parked the car at our hotel, freshened up and headed off to stroll around the old town centre. Exploring Beaune on foot is a pleasant and interesting activity. There several pedestrian-only … 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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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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