Burgundy Wine Tour

 

 

Description

Main Grape Varieties

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Noir

Burgundy is a must for wine lovers. A Burgundy wine tour will take you on a journey through this small and complex wine region.  It will ignite your passion as you discover more about Burgundy wine and authentic wine villages like Chambertin, Pommard, Puligny-Montrachet, Volnay and Meursault. Explore firsthand the Grand Cru vineyards, learn about the special Burgundy climates, taste the local gastronomic specialties and visit important historic sites like Hospices de Beaune, and Clos du Vougeot. Taste your way through Burgundy with the wines of Chablis, Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise, and Mâconnais and see what sets them apart from other wine-producing areas

Highlights

  • Hand-crafted wine tours in Chablis, Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise, or Mâconnais
  • Discover the Cistercian founded Château du Clos de Vougeot
  • Hospices de Beaune and the vineyard La Romanée-Conti
  • Market tour with chef and cooking class
  • Lunch with a winemaker
  • Visit the 1100-year-old Benedictine Abbey de Cluny
  • Tempt your taste buds with specialties like Boeuf Bourguignon, Coq au Vin or local products like Dijon mustard, local Epoisse cheese and more than 100 mushrooms
  • An in-depth exploration into the terroir and what makes the Côte d’Or the home to Burgundy’s most prestigious wines 
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Suggested Itinerary 3– 6 days

Itineraries are hand crafted with extra care to create the right mix of food, wine, and culture for a memorable and unique experience. Here are some ideas and a sample itinerary.  Contact us to get started.

Day 1 – Chablis / Beaune

  • Transfer from Paris city center or one of the Paris airports to Beaune
  • Stop in Chablis for an introduction and tasting of this wine producing area know for its white wines produced with the Chardonnay grape
  • Enjoy a gourmet lunch before resuming your journey to Beaune
  • Remainder of the day and evening to enjoy dinner and this town in the center of the Burgundy winemaking region
  • Overnight in Beaune

Day 2 – Côte de Beaune

  • Visit a top estate in one of the 20 village appellations of the Côte de Beaune like Aloxe Corton, Meursault, Puligny Montrachet, Volnay or other
  • Wine tasting experience for lunch with Burgundy specialties paired to highlight the local wines 
  • This afternoon visit one of the best know appellations in the world to discover the cellars of Chateau de Pommard and learn about the climates, winemaking techniques and understand the mystery of these famed Burgundy wines
  • Overnight in Beaune 

Day 3 – Beaune

  • Experience a taste of Burgundy and the gastronomic delights with a market visit and cooking class, followed by lunch
  • Guided tour of Beaune including the Hospice de Beaune
  • Tasting and tour of the famous Beaune cellars of Joseph Drouhin, with a unique history dating back to 1880
  • Overnight in Beaune

Day 4 – Côte de Nuits

  • Drive along the Route de Grand Cru that is home to some of the world’s most expensive wines and see the vineyards of Romanee Conti, Chambertin, Vougout and Nuits Saint Georges 
  • Stop for a tour of Clos de Vougeot, known for their famous Grand Cru
  • Visit two top local estates for tastings of their Village, Grand and Premier Cru wines
  • Overnight in Beaune

Day 5 – Côte Chalonnais / Macconais

  • Explore Southern Burgundy today starting with a visit in Pouilly-Fuissé at a top producer in the Maconnais area
  • Gourmet Lunch
  • Two tastings and visits with exceptional winemakers in the Côtes Chalonnaise,
  • Overnight in Beaune

Day 6 – Depart 

  • Overnight in Beaune

Options

  • Add on Champagne 
  • Combine Burgundy with a stay in Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France
  • Explore the nearby Jura and Savoy wine regions
  • Take some extra time to discover the wines of the Northern Côte du Rhône

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