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    What Is Burgundy?

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    Burgundy often known for its famous wine but not its rich culture. Vast country sides filled with lakes, forests, vineyards it’s a nature lover’s paradise. Burgundy know for more specialty food and dishes than just its wine that it produces. Burgundy has the most appellation d’origine controlees than any other French region. The climate of the region can be described as moderate during the summer and winter month, the same can describe its annual rainfall. Burgundy having a rich history going back to prehistoric times. Burgundy and it history relates to food from the production of wine. Being a region of France with such a beautiful rich history as its country side. Burgundy is located in eastern central France. It is approximately 100 kilometers south of Paris and stretched down to Lyon. It is bordered to the south by the Rhone-Aples, to the north by Champagne-Ardennes and Ile-de-France, west by Centre and east by Franche-Comte. The region of Burgundy id broken up into four departments consisting of Cote-d’or, Saone-et-Loire, Yonne, and Nievre. Some prominent features of this region is the vast country side of hills and valleys. The vast forests, rivers, ponds, and lakes add the beauty of this region. Can be considered a “green environment though it’s rivers like Saône and Yonne, its canals, including the famous Canal of Burgundy, and its forests notably in the Morvan Regional Nature Park” (Burgundy Geography, Web). Burgundy considered a “paradise for nature lovers”…

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    Cabernet Sauvignon is a black colored grape from Bordeaux in France. Bordeaux is an incredible wine region with diverse sets of grapes. People from Spain call this sensation a Burdeos Tintos, which is very interesting. The grapes come in clusters, the black grapes produced are tiny and round, the leaves are dark to light green with lobes and the shoot tips are colored red. Today, the wine is favored in many countries all over the world and some distinguish it by Vitis vinifera. Cabernet…

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    Montresor that it is he, and he alone, knows a true Amontillado. When Montresor tells him that he asked Luchresi to taste the Amontillado, Fortunato says, “Luchresi cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry,” (867). His arrogance in believing he alone can identify a good Amontillado despite already having too much to drink and not feeling well are demonstrations of his pride. The motif of the various types of wine serves to create an effect in Montresor’s plot to kill Fortunato. In their quest to…

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    Gray Pine Research Paper

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    Austrian pine (Pinus nigra) tolerates well both hot and colder temperatures, also drought. This is due to the dense horizontal root system that goes deeper than most Pinus species'. (Magyar 1960) As a tree that feels itself home mostly in continental mountain ranges and the Mediterranean climate, its home range stretches from Iberia through the Alps to the Taurus mountains in Asia Minor. It is medium to fast growing with a pyramidal crown. It is mostly resistant to breakage. (Gilman-Watson,…

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    1. How does the Bordeaux wine distribution system work? The Bordeaux wine distribution system makes it impossible for consumers to purchase a bottle directly from the chateau. Around 400 merchants from the town of Bordeaux or as known as negociants are responsible for the distribution of the wine; these merchants were selected based on their previous relationship with the chateaux and their success in promoting the brand. Their main goal is to manage a market for the chateaux and ensure a wide…

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    The case analysis presents a French manufacturer of surgical supplies who establishes a production in Chin Minh City, Vietnam, where labor costs are low. The French surgical supply company, Bordeaux Plastique Fabricant, thought that establishing a foreign subsidiary in the emerging economy would be easy as well with the government relationships. However, since the beginning of the planning and investing, the company had early difficulties with the government. Philippe Desmarest, was placed in…

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    Great Dane Research Paper

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    1. Great dane. The Great dane is one of the breeds with the shortest life span. It has a life expectancy between 7 to 10 years. Despite its short life span, a life with a Great dane is full of happy moments considering its sweet and eager nature. It is also people oriented and will make a great companion and working dog. It is quite easy to train and responds well to training with positive reinforcements. However, a Great dane will not be comfortable living in apartments. It will require a big…

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    with the death of Edward III, king of England from 1327-1377. King Edward’s reign included the 100 years war which began many of the economic issues that provoked the Wars of the Roses because of its drain on England’s resources. Edward had 4 sons and knew it would be difficult to please all of them, because of course they could not all be King. His eldest son was Edward, the Black Prince, who died before his father in 1376, leaving one child, 9 year old Richard of Bordeaux, who took up the…

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    Michel de Montaigne, French author and philosopher, was born February 28, 1533 near Bordeaux, France, into a family of administrative nobility and fortune that went back several generations. Montaigne 's father, a mayor of Bordeaux, home-schooled his son exclusively in Latin. When in college, Montaigne was not interested in the offered disciplines. In order to continue his family 's tradition, he studied law at a university. During his time in the French parliament, he befriended a distinguished…

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    Henry V and Charles VI of France, and Charles VI acknowledged Henry V as successor to the enthroned of France. The English and their Burgundian supporters were experts of almost all France north of the Loire (the longest river in France), but in that year "The Maid of Orleans" increased the blockade of Joan of Arc and saw “The Victorious” or Charles VII enthroned ruler of France at Reims (a city in France's Champagne-Ardenne region). Her seize by the Burgundians (East Germanic tribe) and…

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