France is always associated with good wine. Five out of six good grapes grow there, the fact used well by French – the producers of varieties and wine drinkers. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay have reached the peak in Burgundy. Bordeaux boasts with the blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon known as ‘Bordeaux Blend’. Although born in Germany, Riesling is admired in the Alsace. The sixth noble grape Sauvignon Blanc grows in regions like Sancerre and as a component in Bordeaux’s white blends.
So wine lovers take a closer look at these 16 places in France and add them on your bucket list.
1. The Route des Grands Crus in Burgundy
The Route des Grands Crus is a must if you want to complement your travel with good wine. It’s a 60- kilometers-long tourist route passing from Dijon to Santenay and through other villages famous for their vineyards such as Morey-Saint-Denis, Gevrey-Chambertin, Meursault ,Vosne-Romanée and Nuits-Saint-Georges. The route includes Beaune- the center of wine production and the wine capital in Burgundy…