• Can English-Speaking Burgundy Drinkers Be Trained to Say ‘Bourgogne?'

    5 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    Would Burgundy by any other name smell as sweet and taste as seductive?
    The people who make what most critics agree are the world's greatest Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays seem to think so. And many of them hold a stubborn belief that if you love their wine, you should show your respect by calling it by its proper name: “Bourgogne.”
    Bourgogne? You're not alone if you don't have a clue where those syllables break and the accents fall, or what contorted shapes your lips must make to pronounce it correctly. Here's a verbal clue , or if you're phonetically inclined, it's something like this...
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