Caves des Paulands
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... took in a great digestif after dinner called Marc de Beaune, a spirit distilled from local wines.
All said it was a great dinner and even after the conversion it would have cost us less than a dinner at the Keg back home and the food was sooooo much better.
Our last dinner in France was great and I'm sure that all that food will help is sleep well ...
... as was the wine. We asked for a digestif after our meal, and were given a distilled wine with an alcohol percentage of 45. It smelled and tasted like scotch, but tasted like grapes and honey. AS2, or other interested Samms, if you come to France ever, you'll have to try this! Apparently it's unique to the Bourgogne region.
Time to head to bed and get plenty of sleep before we start our next ...
... are still going to the long ride 30km, with hills. If it were sunny and dry, I would opt for that ride because the views are supposed to be spectacular. But I don't want to ride down hill and slippery, wet roads. So I've opted for a very short ride 15 kilometers, 9 miles, to the restaurant.
We are starting later than usual and I see folks getting ready to go. So I'm off!
After this we drove a short distance to the village of Savigny –les-Beaunes, where a ‘walk and sample’ wine tasting day was being held where you could wander in to all the local cellars and sample the wines. There were also lots of food stalls with local produce set up along the way. I purchased my glass and a cloth wine holder for 5 euros and we set off to have a look. We were rapt to stumble across the village chateau, ...
... western Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands.The dukes were great patrons of the arts, so Dijon was a major centre of Gothic and early Renaissance music, painting, and sculpture. With its lovely buildings, its pedestrianised streets and calm atmosphere it has made for a nice day out, especially as the rain forecast for today did not materialise.
Tomorrow, with rain again forecast, it is back on the bikes and on with our journey.