Boeuf Bourgignon comes from the Bourgignon region of France (in English, this region is known as Burgundy). Bourgignon is famous for its rich cuisine, developed during a time when it was one of the richest corners of Europe. It's cuisine features beef, creamy sauces and of course wine (it is one of the two premier wine regions of France). Perhaps it's most famous dish is Boeuf (which is French for beef) Bourgignon, which combines all three traditions. Wonderful served over noodles or home made spaetzle. Found this on-line at French Property site and posting for French region of ZWT.