Tag Archives: Burgundy

Chablis wines — recognized for their purity, freshness, delicacy and mineral flavor, are produced in an area surrounding the small town of the same name in northern Burgundy. The Chablis region is renowned for its production of exceptional dry white wines. These wines may only be produced under certain rules as they are protected under […]

Mustard has been one of the symbols of the Burgundy region since Antiquity. In 2009, the “Mustard of Burgundy” received the “Protected Geographical Indication” designation (PGI). But what makes the “Mustard of Burgundy” so special? The Origin of Mustard The production of mustard started during Antiquity as an alternative to spices. At that time mustard […]

Epoisses Cheese (PDO)

May 5, 2015

Époisses is a soft, washed rind cheese made of cow’s milk from three départements in the Burgundy région of France (northeastern France): Côte-d’Or, Haute-Marne and Yonne. Its history can be traced back to the 16th century, when a religious community of monks in the town of Epoisses is reputed to have begun its fabrication. The […]