Locating the Bourgogne region
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The Bourgogne winegrowing region, an ideal location

The Bourgogne winegrowing region benefits from an ideal location. Situated on a central French and European axis, this center for world-renowned wines enjoys ideal climatic and geographical conditions.

The Bourgogne winegrowing region

 A sprawling region of vine cultivation, made up of some key wine-producing areas

• 28,841 hectares under vines, accounting for 3% of all commercial winegrowing in France.

• Including the following wine-producing areas (listed from north to south):
o Chablis & Grand Auxerrois
o Châtillonnais
o Côte de Nuits & Hautes Côtes de Nuits
o Côte de Beaune & Hautes Côtes de Beaune
o Côte Chalonnaise & Couchois
o Mâconnais

A unique location in France and Europe

© BIVB / IBANEZ A.The Burgundy region opens its doors to you

 

The Bourgogne winegrowing region, a place with a unique heritage, is ideally situated just one hour from Lyon and two from Paris. Its location in France makes it easily accessible from many major European capitals.

The Bourgogne region has always enjoyed a strategic position. Since the Middle Ages, the Bourgogne winegrowing region has been located on a primary commercial axis linking Northern Europe with the Mediterranean Basin. As the link between the Rhone Valley and the Paris Basin, the Bourgogne region is located on an historical trading route.

 

Ideal climatic conditions for winegrowing.

© BIVB / DR Location of the Burgundy vineyard in France

 

The Bourgogne winegrowing region is 150km long and enjoys a climate that is particularly well-suited to vine cultivation. The convergence of Mediterranean, continental and oceanic influences plays a major role in terms of the aromatic richness and global reputation of its wines.

 

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