Vineyards at Solutre in Burgundy, recently added to the UNESCO cultural sites list

A property guide to Burgundy

When you hear the name Burgundy it conjures up most of all the fabulous wines that make the area so famous: Chablis, Nuits St George, Meursault and the list goes on…..   But Burgundy has much to offer beyond the

Buying into Burgundy

Former hotel-barge operators Eleanor Garvin and Dennis Sherman abandoned ship three years ago to restore a tired pile in Burgundy’s verdant vignobles. The proud hoteliers invite FrenchEntrée behind the scenes at the luxury Domaine de Cromey.   FRENCHENTRÉE MAGAZINE: What brought you to France?

Buying Hotspots – SAUMUR

WHERE TO BUY IN FRANCE NOW!
The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top areas in which to begin your property search – including tips from our local partner agencies

Louis Jadot Burgundy

Win six bottles of Louis Jadot wine

Founded in 1859, Louis Jadot is one of the largest and most prestigious Burgundy Houses – its influence stretching from the tip of Chablis right down to the toe of Beaujolais. Louis Jadot pick their grapes from some of the best

Vineyards at Solutre in Burgundy, recently added to the UNESCO cultural sites list

Champagne and Burgundy on new UNESCO heritage list

Two of France’s most revered wine-growing regions have made it onto the newly released list of UNESCO World Heritage’s cultural sites. The ‘1,247 Climats and terroirs of Burgundy’ and ‘Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars’ were added to the illustrious list following

Village beauties: a tour of Vézelay, Burgundy

Stéphane Bern, the author of The Best Loved Villages of France, dedicated to France’s best loved villages, reveals his passion for village life and gives us a tour of Vézelay in Burgundy.

photo by Will Clayton via Flickr

Soul food from Burgundy: coq au vin

A classic French dish made with chicken braised in red wine. With its deep colour and rich flavour this coq au vin recipe is the perfect slow-food to make any dinner guest feel special.

Classic French dish: Boeuf Bourguignon

In the winter we all need dishes such as this to nourish body and soul. Florence Derrick charts the origins and history of this all-time French classic, a slow-cooked stew that’s equally pleasurable at home or sampled at your favourite bistro

Photo by Jun Seita

Boeuf Bourguignon: a French classic

Want to impress your friends? Why not try out the most famous of all French dishes, le Boeuf Bourguignon? Here’s a tried and tested recipe.

Why do we love Dijon Mustard?

I grew up on mustard and always had it in a simple vinaigrette with oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. The beauty was that the dressing could be made as mild or powerful as us children could stand. I remember that, as a kid,

Dijon Mustard

“There is no mustard except in Dijon”. Purist gourmands will agree that this 14th-century Lillois proverb rings just as true today, although mustard itself dates back to Roman times. Dijon mustard as we now know it didn’t appear until the

What’s on in Burgundy

Our pick of the best events this region has to offer, onion festivals (fête de l’oignon) and Christmas markets (Marché de Noel) included. Find out what’s on in Autun, Auxonne, Beaune, Bèze, Dijon, Nuits-Saints-Georges…

Charity Cottage in the Morvan

A holiday home from home with the added satisfaction of helping a worthwhile charity. Every penny goes to Combat Stress, which cares for UK veterans who have been traumatised by experiences during their service career.

Living and working in Burgundy

Not too many years ago, in what now seems a completely separate universe, I sat gazing out of my office window in London. I longed to be in Burgundy. Over the years, I had fallen in love with the region and its inhabitants as we passed through on holidays elsewhere in Europe…

Blind date led to new life in Burgundy

When Steve and I were introduced to each other, on a blind date nearly 8 years ago, we discovered that we both harboured a dream to live in France. In 2002 we started our hunt for the “perfect property” and after 2 years we found plenty of properties we didn’t want but none that we did…

Looking for new friends in Burgundy?

Looking for new friends in Burgundy? Peter Edmunds, president of the association Burgundy Friends talks to FrenchEntrée Burgundy about how he came to live in Burgundy and about the Burgundy Friends association.

Life in the Côte D’or

Coral Luke talks about why she decided to retire to Burgundy with her husband. Some regions, she said, felt “inundated with British people and what we didn’t want was to move to Britain with the sun”.

Moving to Burgundy

After a terrible house move in England and just one too many snarl ups on the M25 our decision was made, Burgundy was no longer just the place we went to for holidays, we were going to make the BIG move.

Burgundy property styles & where to buy!

“A Burgundy barn”Think of Burgundy and you imediately conjure up images of rolling green hills, rivers, lakes and obviously vineyards. With such varied landscapes, Burgundy offers an incredible wealth of housing styles and possibilities.

Burgundy living

“Patricia in front of her house”FrenchEntrée Burgundy talks to Patricia Ballard about her recent move to Burgundy …

Renting in Burgundy

Before making a life changing decision, such as moving to Burgundy, have you thought about ‘testing the waters’ and finding a property to rent? Or, if you know your heart …

Burgundy home furnishing

“Marie-Odile & Simon” If your looking for a friendly face whilst visiting Auxerre in the Yonne, why not pop into a shop in the town centre called Village Deco…

Burgundy business

“Jane from Burgundy Brocante” Four years ago, it was all change for David and Jane Gratton. They left the quintessential Englishness of the Cotswolds to start a new life in Bissy sur Fley…

Burgundy’s parks and gardens

Looking for a breath of fresh air? French Entrée takes a stroll around the many parks and gardens available in the Yonne.

Burgundy Chablis ham!

No doubt you enjoy sipping Chablis in the Burgundy son but why not accompany your glass with this very simple and delicious dish…

Burgundy Bresse chicken

Bresse poultry is the only poultry in France that has an AOC (appellation of Quality). Here’s your chance to give the turkey a rest until next Christmas and try le poulet de Bresse à la crème…

Setting-up a business in France

The first thing to do when planning to be self-employed, is to seek professional advice. But to help you on your way David Hammond, a successful small businessman in Burgundy, who runs Burgundy Discovery which offers personal guided wine tasting tours, gives his advice on getting started.