An introduction to the richness and variety of Burgundy wines with a visit of the beautiful vineyards and a traditional vaulted wine cellar
Be driven off the beaten track along the “Route des Grands Crus” from Dijon to Nuits- Saint-Georges.You’ll see and walk through the beautiful vineyards discover the castle « Clos de Vougeot » and the charming wine villages…
Your English-speaking guide will explain you how to decipher the complex Burgundy wine label as well as the importance of « terroir » the history our farming methods the very important art of wine tasting…
Then we will visit a traditional vaulted wine cellar you’ll meet the winemaker or sommelier who will sharehis or her passion for wine.
We will taste 4 or 5 wines at each tasting stop to be served with local Gougère. (Burgundian cheese puffs). An initiation into the art of wine tasting will offered at each cellar.
Then we will visit the Castle of le Clos de Vougeot (old winery of the monks built at the 12th century).
Trip time : 3 hours approximately everyday.
By reservation only
Bilingual visit : French/English.
Departure from the Dijon "Maison du Tram" (train station).
Minimum of 2 people.
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