The Alsace Region of France – A Glass of Hugel & A Bite of Cheese

After Burgundy, I decided to head back up Northeast for a trip to the Alsace Region. The Alsace region runs up against Germany and the Germanic influence is very much apparent.  It appears what Alsace is most known for are their Riesling - I found a great site, just dedicated to Riesling, and it mentioned … Continue reading The Alsace Region of France – A Glass of Hugel & A Bite of Cheese

Touring the Burgundy Region of France – Two Great Wines & Beef Bourguignon

I left the Champagne Region and headed over to Burgundy.  The Burgundy region is in Eastern France and the wines are primarily Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. There are 6 regions within the Burgundy region, so there are many different types of wine to chose from.  This is also the birth place of coq au vin, … Continue reading Touring the Burgundy Region of France – Two Great Wines & Beef Bourguignon

Touring the Champagne Region of France & Sipping Champagne with Two Wonderful Women

Leaving London, I took the chunnel to Paris, ready to begin my "virtual" journey through France.  I plan to go from Paris to the Champagne region, then to Burgundy and beyond.  I am looking forward to this leg of my journey as it includes more bubbly (you can probably tell by now it is my … Continue reading Touring the Champagne Region of France & Sipping Champagne with Two Wonderful Women