Côte de Beaune wine tour in Burgundy
Take part to this Côte de Beaune wine tour in the amazing region of Burgundy, at only three hours from Paris. The amazing landscapes between mountains and vineyards will be a breathtaking discovery for you.
You'll meet your guide at the Tourist Office of Beaune and start your day with a guided tour of the Hospices of Beaune, a typical example of Burgundy flamboyant gothic style. This tour will take you back to 1443 and you will visit the kitchens, and other rooms exhibiting artifacts and tapestries,...
Then you will enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful villages of Pommard, Volnay, Meursault and the Château de Rochepot. While visiting the vineyards, you will get explanations on the terroir of Burgundy and the wine production (soil, climate, sun exposition, grape varieties etc...). You will also learn the classification of Burgundy wines : 1er Cru, Grand Crus, etc.
You will drive then to Meursault through the famous Grands crus road and enjoy the discovery of the Bâtard-Montrachet, Montrachet, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet and Chevalier-Montrachet.
Once in Meursault, you will participate to a winery tour and a wine tasting in cellars dating back to the 15th century. The wine house founded by Jean Ropiteau, who was 24 years old at the time, will make you discover the splendid chardonnays of Meursault.
Another tour and wine tasting will be planned. You will back at 5.00pm at the Beaune Tourist Office.