French Vineyards Itinerary: Burgundy
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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.
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.
Dinner and night in Beaune in an establishment with the « Vignobles et Découvertes » label
Bike ride through the « Voie des Vignes » : this path will take you onto winding roads
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
Departure for Arbois.
Spend the day discovering the Jurassien vineyards, notably the AOC Arbois which is celebrating 80 years.