Press conference about to start in Hotel-Dieu, Hospices de Beaune managing director and first female winemaker Ludivine Griveau presents her impressions of the 2017 vintage; luncheon wines flanking a courtyard image from Hotel-Dieu. Images: ©L.M. Archer.

Hospices de Beaune press conference.

The annual Hospices de Beaune wine auction began in 1851 offering wines from the Hospices de Beaune (founded in 1443), with proceeds benefitting charitable organizations in Burgundy and France.

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