The Hospices de Beaune, in Burgundy, France. Picture: Alamy
Nellie Ming Lee
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The Corkscrew by Nellie Ming Lee

Benefits of wine: one of the world’s oldest charities began life in Burgundy

The Hospices de Beaune of Burgundy was established in the Middle Ages as a refuge for the poor and needy. Today, it hosts one of the world’s biggest wine auctions

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The Hospices de Beaune, in Burgundy, France. Picture: Alamy
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