When you’re in the Dijon area it’s hard to avoid chateaux because this is the place where a lot of serious wine is grown and the term originally meant a house linked to a vineyard. Here many prospered, and still do so today, but the big chateaux are suffering and tourists are needed simply toContinue reading “ONE CHATEAU BEGATS ANOTHER”


With Mademoiselle Baker’s seductive tones warbling midst the cackling of ravens as they built their nests in tiny alcoves in the nearby chapel, I knew it would be a repast to remember.  Bathed in sunlight on the terrace brasserie at Chateau de Milandes we dined midst the budding Tilleuil trees contemplating our day’s itinerary. SoContinue reading “HELLO JOSEPHINE!”