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Providing insider access to both Burgundy wines, winemakers and bespoke wine experiences

A Phoenix is rising from its ashes in beautiful Burgundy

The Chateau de la Rochepot is an impressive 12th century castle, dominating the bucolic Burgundy countryside, a stone’s throw from the city of Beaune, Burgundy’s famous wine capital.  The chateau has a long and important role in Burgundy and France’s … Continue reading

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Is multi-skilling a hindrance in French business?

I consider myself to be an “involuntary” consultant, as this is the status I’ve acquired since 2010 in France. I also consider myself to be a “multi-task” specialist in my field of activity: marketing, sales, brand development, destination strategies & teaching in … Continue reading

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Why January is a bad month for business…

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Terrorism v Tourism in France…and the winner is…

Last month’s terrorist attacks in Paris stunned the French and the rest of the world. These hideous, inhuman crimes go beyond words and happen with a recurring frequency, which the terrorists hope will kill-off the “Joie de Vivre” that so … Continue reading

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Chablis vineyard sale offer

LOOKING FOR INVESTORS – AOC 1er Cru & Chablis vineyards CHABLIS BACKGROUND:        About 110 miles southeast of Paris, at the northern tip of the Burgundy wine region France lays Chablis.  Chablis is the name of a village that has … Continue reading

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