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Burgundy's Food & Wine:
Join Bay Gourmet chair Cathy Curtis and expert guide Colette Barbier, as we discover the stunning 15th-century Hospices de Beaune with its multi-colored tiled roof and priceless painting by Rogier van der Weyden. Learn the secrets of Dijon mustard and sample Kir. Explore the Dijon Market which takes place in the 19th?century Les Halles, built by Gustave Eiffel of Eiffel tower fame. A staggering array of local products is on display in one of the most vibrant markets in France. Visit the Gaugry Cheese facility and learn about Époisses, one of the most prominent cheeses of Burgundy. Throughout the trip meet with top wine producers; enjoy fabulous meals, and take in the beauty of the region. Our guide Colette Barbier is a native of Burgundy, and her family roots date back 200 years in the region. Colette teaches the History of Gastronomy and Wine at the University of Dijon, CIEF (International Center for French Studies).
$4,449 per person, based on double occupancy (and 12 person minimum)