French Vineyards Itinerary: Burgundy

French Vineyards Itinerary: Burgundy

Whitney is an award-winning sommelier who is ready to teach us everything we need to know about wine customs in Burgundy.

Look out; this wine-lover is going to take on some serious vintages from June 19-25. Follow her using #VisitFrenchWine !

 

DAY 1: 

Arrival in Dijon

Wine tour in Côte de Nuits 

Discovery of the Château du Clos de Vougeot

Dinner and night in Dijon in an establishment with the « Vignobles et Découvertes » label

 

DAY 2: Day in Dijon

Visit of the market: Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday,

Dijon and its Market: Dijon comes alive to the rhythm of the local market, which features local and seasonal

Tasting and lunch with a “caviste” in Dijon

Go to the top of Philippe Le Bon tower.


DAY 3:

Departure for « La Route des Grands Crus » from Dijon to Santenay.  50 blissfull miles to discover the « Elysian Fields » of Burgundy.

Stop along the way in Vosne-Romanée to discover the Richebourg Hotel Spa Restaurant.

Burgundy treatement: The spa offers a variety of treatments made with grape and currents from Burgundy. This process is called “Vinesime”

 Lunch on location at the restaurant “ le Vin-T-Age.”

Discover Beaune, capital of Burgundian wines.

       Not to be missed: les Hospices de Beaune, Fallot Mustard Mill, tastings …

Dinner and night in Beaune in an establishment with the « Vignobles et Découvertes » label

 

DAY 4: 

Bike ride through the « Voie des Vignes » : this path will take you onto winding roads
that cross

through some of the most prestigious vineyards : Pommard, Meursault, or Puligny-Montrachet.

Lunch and tasting with a winemaker in Cote de Beaune

Departure for Chalon-sur-Saône. Visit of Chalon-sur-Saône 

Visit and tasting at Caveau Divin à Mercurey

Dinner and night in an establishment with the « Vignobles et Découvertes » label

 

DAY 5:

Departure for Arbois.

Spend the day discovering the Jurassien vineyards, notably the AOC Arbois which is celebrating 80 years.

 


 

 

 

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