Wine Facts Online: Kinds of Wine: Wine By Region: Europe: France: Burgundy
Cecilia Bodin de Moraes

Wine By Region Europe France Burgundy Côte de Nuits Côte de Beaune Chablis Côte Chalonnaise Mâconnais The Pinot Noir grape, although thriving in areas such as New Zealand, Oregon, and more recently California, traces its roots to and has its greatest expression in the historic French wine region of Burgundy (called Bourgogne in the French language), particularly the world-famous Côte de Nuits.