Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Burgundy Full Day Wine Tour
Bask in the Tradition and Heritage of Burgundy Wine
Discover the craft of winemaking in a traditional family domain
Enjoy free time to lunch and explore your beautiful surroundings
Explore the reputable estate of Romanée-Conti and the spectacular vineyards of Clos de Vougeot
Take in views in the heart of the wine road, the “Champs-Elysées” of Burgundy
Admire the historic and charming villages along the Côte de Nuits
English-speaking, hand-picked, local expert guides
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140€ Per person
9:30am to 5:30pm — Tuesday to Saturday
April 1st to November 17th 2019
Shared wine tour
Minimum 2 people, maximum 8
In front of Beaune Tourism office 6 Boulevard Perpreuil, 21203 Beaune
- Tasting 10 wines: Village, Premiers and 2 Grands Crus Wines
- Tour and wine tasting in a local domain in Beaune
- Lunch at leisure upon your guide’s suggestions in Beaune, Route des Grands Cru
- Guided tour of Clos Vougeot
- Tour and wine tasting in a local domain around Nuits-Saint-Georges
- Personal expenses
- Meals (lunch) & drinks, entrance fees other than specified in the program
- Eventual gratuities
A Wonderful Introduction to the Wines and Villages of the Côte de Beaune
Scenic Drive Through the Beautiful Villages of Côte de Beaune
Our professional guide is an expert in Burgundy wines, gastronomy and history. With his knowledge and passion for Burgundy, he will answer all your unanswered questions. Highly personable, your guide will help you discover in a friendly, relaxing and fun way all the secrets of the region. No stone will be left unturned! And, no worries, you don’t need to be an expert in wine to enjoy this tour!
Take in the stunning scenery as we cruise through the beautiful villages of Côte de Beaune: Pommard, Volnay, and Meursault, and through the Grands crus roads, via Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. Sightseeing of the famous Bâtard-Montrachet, Montrachet, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet and Chevalier-Montrachet. Welcome to the spirit of France. While we are in the vineyards we will give you a clear and entertaining presentation of the difference between the appellations “Village, 1er Cru and Grand Crus”. Here the Chardonnay is at its best!
Tour and Wine Tasting in a Local Domain in Beaune
This Domaine is an important vineyard in the Côte de Beaune. The wine cellars and the winery are located in Beaune, in the Place Saint-Jacques. Its owner, Yvonnick, has extensive experience in the wine world, having worked for twenty years in sales of Burgundy wines on the French market. The area offers a wide range of different wines, classified under various names, including several 1st Crus and Grand Crus, whether white or red. He produces different appellations like Saint-Aubin, Meursault 1er Cru “Les Charmes” and Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru.
Lunch at Leisure upon Your Guide’s Suggestions in Beaune
Free time and lunch at leisure in Beaune, possibility to discover the Hospices de Beaune on your own (entrances to be paid on site). Hospices Civils de Beaune which have, since their foundation in 1443 by the Chancellor Nicolas Rolin, kept their doors open to everyone without interruption. This institution, unique in its historical and wine-producing, is closely connected with the economic life of the region.
Route des Grands Crus
Sightseeing along the Grands Crus road and stop at the famous Romanée-Conti. Considered as the most prestigious name of Burgundy, this plot of 1, 8 hectares produces the most expensive wine of the world. Picturesque drive along the Côte de Nuits through the villages of Nuits-Saint-Georges, Vosne-Romanée and Vougeot. Discover the “Champs-Elysées” of Burgundy. We will take advantage of being in those prestigious vineyards to explain the Terroir and the different steps needed along the year to harvest the best Pinot Noir possible. L’expression du Terroir”.
Guided Tour of the Clos Vougeot
Founded in 1098 by monks, the vineyard of Clos de Vougeot covers 50 hectares. The castle houses the brotherhood of the knights of the tastevin. Its wines are ones of the most famous in Burgundy with a Grand Crus: Le Clos Vougeot. Today the vineyard is divided between 80 owners
Tour and Wine Tasting in a Local Domain around Nuits-Saint-Georges
Visit the cellar and share an authentic moment with the winemaker around a tasting of his best Pinot Noir wines.
Good to Know
- Maximum 8 persons per tour
- Tour requires minimum 2 passengers (adults) to operate
- Children under 4 years old are not allowed on the tour
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- Tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Prices are per person
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour
Very informative and relaxed tour – Our guide was great and gave us ample time to tour and relax. She was very knowledgeable and stayed on time.
Efficient and knowledgeable – Friendly, knowledgeable and efficiently organised. We loved the fact that Alain, our guide, was as excited about visiting the estates as we were. We have used them twice already and will certainly do so again.
Loved every minute of it! – We had a wonderful guide Delphine. She took very good care of us! It was great!
The Ophorus Difference
Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)
Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’ Paul C. (UK)
Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)
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