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PERNAND-VERGELESSES

Town, village, neighbourhood at Pernand-Vergelesses
  • North of Beaune and at the foot of the oratory of Notre-Dame de Bonne Espérance (Our Lady of Good Hope), Pernand ("the source that is lost" in the Celtic language) Vergelesses has a wine history dating back to the Middle Ages. Charlemagne owned vines on the Montagne de Corton (Corton Mountain). And while the 12th-century church and wash-houses reflect its ancient history, the Pavelot room tells how this is where Jacques Copeau, who came from the "Vieux Colombier" in Paris, established...
    North of Beaune and at the foot of the oratory of Notre-Dame de Bonne Espérance (Our Lady of Good Hope), Pernand ("the source that is lost" in the Celtic language) Vergelesses has a wine history dating back to the Middle Ages. Charlemagne owned vines on the Montagne de Corton (Corton Mountain). And while the 12th-century church and wash-houses reflect its ancient history, the Pavelot room tells how this is where Jacques Copeau, who came from the "Vieux Colombier" in Paris, established theatrical decentralisation in 1925.