Burgundy is an exceptional wine region that produces arguably the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the world. You will discover over 1000 years of Burgundy’s history, the unique character of the “terroir” (or soil and climatic conditions), it’s UNESCO world heritage vineyards and above all, the excellent skills of the winemakers, passed on from generation to generation and which has led to Burgundy’s unrivalled reputation.
A dream come true for Burgundy wine lovers…
The “route des Grand Crus »: through the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune.
A 60 km wine trail from Dijon, capital of the Dukes of Burgundy to Santenay, passing though such illustrious villages as Gevrey Chambertin and its 9 grand crus, Vougeot castle and its grand cru vineyard, with over 800 years of winemaking history, Vosne-Romanée and its iconic grand cru vineyards, Beaune, capital of Burgundy wine, Aloxe-Corton, the hill made famous by the emperor Charlemagne and not forgetting the “Golden Triangle”: Meursault, Puligny Montrachet and Chassagne Montrachet, home to the best chardonnays in the world…
Our tours will take you to the heart of the most beautiful vineyards and villages in Burgundy. Your guide who is an expert on Burgundy wines, will share their passion and knowledge as well as some “insider” information and anecdotes.
Interpretation of the landscape: stop at the famous vineyards (Clos de Vougeot, Chambertin, Clos de Bèze, Romanée-Conti and the Corton hill). Your guide will help you to understand the complexities of the vineyards, the terroir and the geology…
Understanding the work accomplished in the vineyards
Understanding the winemaking practices.
You’ll soon acquire all the necessary information to understand and enjoy the Burgundy you’re drinking.