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My Best of 2012 on CheapOair (CheapOair)

From Miami to Burgundy and all sorts of excellent destinations in between, I had a blast blogging for CheapOair this past year. As 2012 draws to a close, I thought now would be a great time to highlight five of … Continue reading

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Wine of the Month: Bouchard Aîné & Fils, Crémant de Bourgogne, Brut, 2007

Oh sure, Champagne gets all the credit this festive time of year. But before you pop open another bottle of tried and true champers, consider some of your other fizzy options. Bouchard Aîné & Fils Brut 2007 is December’s Wine … Continue reading

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Best Restaurants of 2012 – Everywhere Else

Yesterday I published my list of ten best London restaurants for 2012. Today, I’m sharing a list of some faves from trips beyond the M25. I didn’t get out of town as much as I would have liked during 2012. … Continue reading

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Wine of the Month: Cave du Château de Chénas, Moulin à Vent 2010

I grabbed a bottle of this Cru du Beaujolais after a bout of consternation and staring blankly at a wall o’ wine at Waitrose. I was trying to find something that would go well with turkey; yep, this was the … Continue reading

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Wine of the Month: Bouchard Aine & Fils, Beaune, Clos du Roi, Cuvee Signature 2009

Wow. Earthy onion soup bouquet (like you wish your mom used to make for you). Cherry and black currant depth on the tongue, followed by a rich licorice aftertaste. Bouchard Aine & Fils, Beaune, Clos du Roi, Cuvee Signature 2009 … Continue reading

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Wine of the Month: 2006 Domaine Nathalie & Gilles Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses

This month’s WOTM features another fantastic bottle picked up last month in Burgundy. As made deliciously clear during my trip, what makes Bourgogne wine so damn fine is the terroir. And Domaine Nathalie & Gilles Fèvre’s range of Grand Cru … Continue reading

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Best of Burgundy (CheapOair)

Burgundy is a foodie heaven, a wine lover’s paradise and an ideal setting for that French countryside vacation you’ve been dreaming about. Best of Burgundy CheapOair,  14 June 2012

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Where to Eat in Beaune, Capital of Burgundy Wine (OneTravel)

… Burgundy’s delectable regional specialties epitomize what’s great about French cuisine … and demand equally delicious wine. Here’s (a hardly exhaustive) list of some of Beaune’s best places to wine and dine in style … Where to Eat in Beaune, Capital of Burgundy … Continue reading

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Wine of the Month: Jaffelin Bouzeron 2005

If you’re even a cursory reader of this blog, it should come as no surprise that, for my latest WOTM post, I’ve gone with a wine I tried while in Burgundy. While having a fantastic lunch at La Ciboulette, a modest … Continue reading

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The Lucky Duck Does Burgundy (Great British Chefs)

Writing about the yummy things in life, I get a lot of ‘lucky Chris’ this and ‘lucky Chris that’. Maybe. But to quote Ernest Hemingway (somebody who lived a much more interesting life than I probably ever will), ‘You make … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Burgundy: Day Four

I spent most of last week as a guest of the Burgundy Wine Board visiting vineyards and wine makers in the region, dining at some of the area’s best restaurants and generally having a fantastic time learning about all things … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Burgundy: Day Three

I spent most of last week as a guest of the Burgundy Wine Board visiting vineyards and wine makers in the region, dining at some of the area’s best restaurants and generally having a fantastic time learning about all things … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Burgundy: Day Two

I spent most of last week as a guest of the Burgundy Wine Board visiting vineyards and wine makers in the region, dining at some of the area’s best restaurants and generally having a fantastic time learning about all things … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Burgundy: Day One

I spent most of last week as a guest of the Burgundy Wine Board visiting vineyards and wine makers in the region, dining at some of the area’s best restaurants and generally having a fantastic time learning about all things … Continue reading

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These are a Few of My Favourite PDO Things (Great British Chefs)

Parma ham should be from Parma and made to certain specifications. Otherwise, it’s just Parma-like or Parma-style. Same goes for Parmigiano-Reggiano, Burgundy, Douro and Port. Fair enough. These are a Few of My Favourite PDO Things Great British Chefs, 5 … Continue reading

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