Selected Burgundy/Pinot Links

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In response to many requests, following are a sampling of Burgundy/Pinot Noir related website links. Please note that this does not purport to be a comprehensive list. It excludes any site related to commercial producers, importers or distributors, in the interest of avoiding any appearance of conflict of interest. Within these limits, if you would like to suggest a site for consideration, please e-mail


Official organizations

Le Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) (in French and other languages) (in English)

This is the official Bourgogne wines website of the BIVB, with all you want to know about Bourgogne wine appellations, their history, winemaking, growing, and producers (wine growers, dealers, cooperative wineries).

Union des Grands Crus de Chablis (in English)

Oregon Pinot Noir – (a non-commercial, information site that focuses on providing a comprehensive, current directory of wineries in Oregon producing pinot noir along with a list of recent releases for each winery. They are not affiliated with any winery or distributor.)


Magazines, columnists and blogs

GrapeRadio – With a mission, “To create an environment where people who love wine can share their experiences, knowledge and passion on all aspects related to the noble grape.” “GrapeRadio is a James Beard Award nominated radio program discussing wine related topics that is broadcast over the Internet using Audio & Video Podcast technology. One or two shows (wine podcast, wine radio, wine video podcast, wine blog) are produced on a weekly basis. These shows consist of the three hosts sharing their opinions and experiences with the audience. Show topics review issues such as the enjoyment of wine, wine news and industry trends. The hallmark of the show is guest interviews with winemakers, vineyards owners, wine retail / wholesale leaders, restaurateurs and sommeliers. The scope of the show is international so expect to hear many guests from around the world. GrapeRadio was selected by the Podcast and Portable Media Expo as the “Top Podcast of 2006?. The site is also a top rated wine blog with thousands of daily visitors.” Phone 714.883.2506, e-mail or visit

Prince of Pinot – “A weekly online newsletter exclusively devoted to Pinot Noir.” Written by Rusty McGaffney who “tastes Pinot Noir daily, reads about Pinot Noir constantly, and visits the wine regions of California and Oregon (and occasionally elsewhere) frequently. He also attends all of the major Pinot Noir festivals that have blossomed over the past several years.”

Bourgogne Aujourd’hui, Les Vins et les Vignobles de Bourgogne (French)

The Burgundy Report (English): Free online access to thoughtful articles about Burgundy by Bill Nanson

The World of Fine Wine (English): Quality London-based wine journal

Wine Yields: Established by Jackson Taylor in 2011, this site is for “an enthusiast and wine lover or serious collector.”

A Leading and Comical Investment Wine Blog which revolves around interviews with “Big Names in the Wine World.” www.12×


Other sources

Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin (French and English. For the English pages, click

Looking for contact information for a specific domaine in Burgundy? The French Pages Jaunes (Yellow Pages) offer a good way to find them:

All the information you need for dining out and bringing your own wine! offers information and ratings for over 17,000 local wine-friendly restaurants and provides unique resources and insider tips for anyone who savors good food and good grapes:

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