The region of Burgundy is both larger than the old Duchy of Burgundy and smaller than the area ruled by the Dukes of Burgundy, from the modern Netherlands to the border of Auvergne. Its prefecture is Dijon.

 

Chablis wine (AOC)

Chablis wine is a white wine renowned for its distinct mineral taste and connection to the land in which it’s grown.

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Epoisses Cheese (PDO)

Epoisses is a soft-ripened, washed-rind cheese with an ivory white interior that literally melts in the mouth. Its typical brick-red rind color comes from a particular maturation process using Marc of Bourgogne, a local alcohol.

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Mustard of Burgundy (PGI)

Mustard has been a symbol of Burgundy’s region since antiquity. In 2009, the “Mustard of Burgundy” received the “Protected Geographical Indication” designation. Discover what makes the “Mustard of Burgundy” so special!

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