La Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin

Ever since its creation in 1934, the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin has set itself the task of promoting Burgundy, notably its wines and cuisine, preserving and reviving its traditional festivals, folklore and customs, and encouraging the development of tourism in the region.

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Chateau de Vault de Lugny/ Burgundy

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Private Chateaux in Burgundy

For me chateaux evokes visions of the Val de Loire-Chenonceau, Chambord and the grand crus of Bordeaux-Chateau Mouton Roschild, Chateau Haut-Brion, to name but a few.

I can now add Burgundy to the memories triggered by the word. On this trip I discovered the Chateau de Germolles and the Chateau Couches, both of which are in loving, private hands.

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