Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Luxury Burgundy Full Day Wine Tour from Beaune
Taste the Grandeur of Burgundy's Most Esteemed Wines
Taste the originality of traditional wines in a family domain
Explore the reputable estate of Romanée-Conti, which produces the most expensive wine in the world
Wander the spectacular vineyards of Clos de Vougeot, an appellation d'origine contrôlée for red wine from this vineyard
Discover the commune of Beaune in the heart of the wine road, the “Champs-Elysées” of Burgundy
Take in views of historic and charming villages along the Côte de Nuits
English-speaking, hand-picked, local expert guides
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175€ Per person
9:30am to 5:30pm — Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
April 1 to November 17 2019
Shared wine tour
Minimum 2 people, maximum 8
In front of Beaune Tourism office 6 Boulevard Perpreuil, 21203 Beaune
- Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance tickets and guided tour of the Chateau du Clos de Vougeot
- Tour and wine tasting in a family domain
- Tour and tasting at a local domain in Nuits-Saint-George
- Personal expenses
- Meals (lunch) & drinks, entrance fees other than specified in the program
- Eventual gratuities
Explore Burgundy, Origin of the Greatest Variety of AoC Wines in France
Come with us on this Burgundy wine tour from Beaune and explore a region which is home to the greatest variety of AOC wines in France! This luxury Burgundy wine tour departs from the Tourism Office in Beaune. You will be transported in a vehicle specially appointed for the group and accompanied by a certified, English-speaking guide. The tour caters to a maximum of 8 people.
9:30am: Depart and take a Picturesque drive along the Côte de Nuits
Our luxury Burgundy wine tour from Beaune will first take you on a scenic drive along the Champs-Elysées of Burgundy. While, in Paris, the Champs Elysées are deemed the be the most beautiful avenue in the world, in Burgundy it refers to a picturesque stretch of around 60 kilometers along which some of the best vineyards in France are located. You will notably pass through Nuits-Saint-Georges, Vosne-Romanée, and Vougeot. Our guide will take this opportunity to tell you all about growing grapes, harvesting them and processing them to make the best Pinot Noir in the world.
10:30am: Tour and wine tasting in a family domain
This stroll among the vineyards will lead you to a family-owned property where our Burgundy wine tour from Beaune will stop for a well-deserved tasting session. Learn how to make wine from authentic French winemakers and try to find out which flavours come out of each wine! At the end of the session, you will be able to buy your favorite wine to bring back home.
12:30pm: Lunch at leisure in Gevrey-Chambertin according to your guide’s recommendation
Our Burgundy wine tour will then bring you to the village of Gevrey-Chambertin, home to one of the most famous wine designations in the world and often dubbed as the Pinot Noir paradise. It is also where some of the most expensive wines in the world are born! Our guide will show you the best places to get some lunch, which will often come with a wine pairing.
Guided tour of the chateau of Vougeot
With a full belly, head to the Vougeot Castle to discover where one the best wines in the world was born: le Clos Vougeot. The vineyard was founded in the 12th century by monks who originally built a wine farm. In the 16th century, the Renaissance castle that is still standing today was added to the existing buildings. Hop on a guided tour of the castle and the surrounding enclosed vineyard. Admire the preserved Cistercian cellar and soak up the history of this magnificent place.
4:00pm: Tour and wine tasting in a domain in Nuits-Saint-Georges
Finally, finish up your Burgundy wine tour from Beaune with a visit of a vineyard and wine-making facility in Nuits-Saint-Georges. Taste some Côte de Nuits wine and follow the process of wine-making from the grape to the bottle. You will be provided with an opportunity to buy some wine at the end of the tour.
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
- 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!
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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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