Transportation, Registered Guide, Entrance Fees.
DIVINE DAY TOUR
Pick up is at 9:30 AM at the Beaune Tourist Office. (From Tuesday to Saturday).
Our professional Guide is an expert in Burgundy wines, gastronomy and history. With their knowledge and passion for Burgundy, they'll answer all of your questions and certainly spark new ones. Highly personable, your guide will help you to discover, in a friendly, fun and relaxing way, all the secrets of the region. No stone will be left unturned! And the good thing is you don’t have to be a wine expert to thoroughly enjoy this tour!!
A scenic drive 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. A real welcome to the spirit of France.
While in the vineyards we'll give you a clear, entertaining presentation of the difference between the appellations “Village, 1er Cru and Grand Crus”. For here the Chardonnay is at its very best!
Tour and wine tasting in a local domain in Beaune
Discover a a fabulous estate situated in the heart of Beaune. Along with the owner, you'll taste the white wines such as Saint-Aubin, Meursault 1er cru “les Charmes” or the famous Grand cru Corton–Charlemagne.
Lunch at leisure upon your guide's suggestions in Beaune...Followed by
Route des Grands Crus
Sightseeing along the Grands Crus road and a stop at the famous Romanée-Conti. Considered the most prestigious name in Burgundy, this plot of 1.8 hectares (4.5 acres) produces the most expensive wine in the world!
A picturesque drive along the Côte de Nuits through the villages of Nuits-Saint-Georges, Vosne-Romanée and Vougeot. Discover why they call it the “Champs-Elysées” of Burgundy. We'll take advantage of being in these prestigious vineyards as the best way to explain the Terroir and the various steps required throughout the year to harvest the best Pinot Noir possible. "L’expression du Terroir”.
Guided tour of the Château du Clos de Vougeot
Founded in 1098 by the monks of the abbey of Cîteaux, the vineyard of the Clos de Vougeot represents more than 50 hectares (124 acres) of vines owned today by more than 80 different owners. Its wine is some of the most famous Grands crus of Burgundy. Today, the castle welcomes the different “chapitres” (dinners) of the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin (the Brotherhood of the Knights of Tastevin).
Tour and wine tasting in a local domain around Nuits-Saint-Georges
In the heart of the town which gave its name to the Côte de Nuits, you will discover a new estate. On this tour you'll glean the different techniques which give these wines their exceptional quality!
Drop-off is at 5:30 PM at Beaune Tourist Office
This tour includes:
Ten (10) wine tastings: Village, Premiers and 2 Grands Crus Wines, Tour and wine tasting in a local domain in Beaune, Lunch at your leisure with your guide's suggestions in Beaune, Route des Grands Crus, Guided tour of the Clos Vougeot, Tour and wine tasting in a local domain around Nuits-Saint-Georges, followed by the drop off.
Providers are subject to change according to their availability upon reservation. Should this occur we will offer you an alternative of parallel quality.
This tour does not include:
Personal expenses, extra food and drinks, Guide appreciation gratuity. Pick-up at your hotel in the Beaune area is available for an additional 15.00 € per person.