Les Grappes magazine with le parisien
The magazine Les
Grappes & Le Parisien
Everything you always wanted to know about wine but never dared to ask

Beef bourguignon is often talked about but rarely cooked! Whether it is an autumn or winter dish for some, or an inter-season dish for others, Burgundian beef has lasted for centuries. As proof, it is one of the favourite dishes of the French! The preparation based on red wine requires that a red wine be served. But the real debate is about the wine region. Which wine with a Burgundian beef?

Let's look at the good old rule of the terroirs: associate a dish with a wine from the same region. A dish of Burgundy will therefore be served with a Burgundy wine. The wine and food agreement holds up well. However, not just any Burgundy wine should be released. As beef bourguignon is a powerful dish in taste, you will need a wine that can contain this power to enhance the dish. If you choose a light wine, the risk is that its taste will be bland compared to your dish.

Which wine with a Burgundian beef?

Here are the red wines of Burgundy that you can serve with a Burgundy beef:

Of course, France has other regions where wines are also powerful. These regions will be suitable for Burgundy beef.

Which wine with a Burgundian beef when you don't want a Burgundy wine?

So, what wine with a Burgundian beef for you?.... it's up to you now to test and see if you are more Burgundy wines or wines from another Region.

Alexis Proust for Les Grappes

lesgrappes.com utilise des cookies
Learn more