Burgundy Bargains And Blockbusters

If you're looking for wine for a special occasion, think Burgundy. Although France's Burgundy region boasts some of the world's most drinkable--and expensive--wines, they're not as popular in the U.S. as other varieties. Yet Burgundy reds are more aromatic and less earthy than their cousins from Bordeaux, while the whites have a subtler, less oakey flavor than the ubiquitous California chardonnays.

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