Burgundy

Parigot & Richard: Traditional Sparkling Wine from Burgundy

Parigot Cave

Perched just 100 miles south of the famed region of Champagne, Burgundy, long celebrated for its still Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs, has been producing quality sparkling wines since the early 1800’s.  Made with grapes produced across the 400 parishes in Burgundy, crémant and mousseaux (red sparkling wines) are believed to have originated from the village of Savigny-les-Beaune. This village also ... Read More »

Camille Giroud: History and Change in the Côte d’Or

Camille Giroud

Like most great french wine producers the negociant Domaine Camille Giroud dates to the mid 1800’s. Descended from Swiss immigrants, Camille Giroud founded his self-named house in 1856. He married late in life and eventually passed the business to his son Lucien, who similarly married late in life. The result of which was that by the late 20th Century Lucien ... Read More »

Domaine Faiveley: Quintessential Burgundy

Faiveley Vineyards at Clos Vougeot

Seven generations of the Faiveley family have produced some of the best wines of Burgundy from the Côte des Nuits, Côte de Beaune and Côte Chalonnaise in their 19th Century vaulted cellars in the Nuits-Saint-Georges. With origins as a simple negociant business in 1825, today Domaine Faiveley is one of the largest producers, and arguably best, producers in Burgundy. From ... Read More »