Capital of the French region Burgundy (is considered wine capital Beaune ). In 1772, the Université de Bourgogne (formerly Université de Dijon), also important for viticulture, was founded. Since 1947 here is a diploma in oenology possible. In collaboration with the INRA was in the nearby Marsannay a viticulture and cellar technical test institute built. Since 1982, the Diplôme National d'Oenologue has been acquired for four years. The research work at the university covers the main topics fermentation. malolactic fermentation, Research on Chardonnay and Pinot varieties with regard to varietal Aroma and terroir as well as analysis of cellaring techniques. Dijon is considered the center of the production of redcurrant liqueur "Crème de Cassis ". In Dijon were also scientist Professor Raymond Bernard Pinotreben ( Pinot Noir and Chardonnay ) with special properties. These vines used in many countries worldwide are considered overseas Dijon clones or Bernard Clones designated.