Half Day Tasting of Great Burgundy Wines - France

Tasting
Wine
Activity
Tour
Included
Tour guide
Languages
English, French
Theme
Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
72
93
/ Person
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Activity Overview
Wines, local cheeses or fine chocolates
2 tastings - 8 to 12 wines including Premier cru

Highlights
  • Tasting of Great Burgundy Wines in a vaulted cellar. Selection of red and white wines, including Premier Cru, paired with local cheeses or fine chocolates. Food and wine matching suggestions.
  • Second wine tasting at a wine estate steeped in family history. Tasting of Pinot Noir wines developed in harmony with the Terroir (soils) and tradition.
  • Stop off in the charming village of Gevrey-Chambertin « The king of Burgundy wines ».
 
Practical information
November - March: Departure at 2pm - Return about 5pm
April - October: Departure at 9.30am - Return about 12.30pm
Departure point: Maison Divia, 16 Place Darcy, 21000 Dijon
 
Included
  • Wine Tastings & Entrance Fees
  • Transportation
  • English & French speaking Tour Guide
Group-size:
2-8 people
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
72
93
Children
Per
Price
Child
$
36
46
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Daily, until Mar 31, 20182:00 PM
Daily, until Oct 31, 20189:30 AM
Duration
3 H
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Cancellation Policy
Custom policy
  • Cancellations made 3 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Tastings Nearby
$
510
57
/ Person
Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Duration:
4 Days, 3 Nights
Spend a long weekend in the wine region dedicated to your sense of well-being and peace of mind. You are sure to be in the perfect place to stay and be charmed by the authenticity ... moreof the Burgundy vineyards. From Dijon, the capitale of Burgundy, you will start to explore the two renowned wine production areas : Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. Following « La Route des Grands Crus » you will discover typical and charming villages : Gevrey-Chambertin, Vougeot, Meursault, Pommard … We will show you some of the wine secrets and the delightful moments it creates.

DAY 1: Arrival in Dijon
our hotel is situated in the heart of the city. Check in and presentation of the tour, delivery of the road book, maps and tourist brochures and bicycles. Dijon is a vibrant walkable city with a wealth of great shops, restaurants, bars and a really welcoming vibe. There are many museums, churches and traditional buildings to discover including the famous « Palais des Ducs et des Etats de Bourgogne » and Notre Dame’s church. The historic centre is a classified World Heritage and we suggest you to arrive in the morning or stay some days before your trip to have time and enjoy the magnificence of Dijon. One of the way for it, is following the « Owl’s Trail » with 22 points of interest in the city. To finish, according to the legend, if you want some good luck you need to find the tiny stone sculpture of the owl at Notre Dame’s church – touch it with your left hand and make a wish ! Overnight stay at your hotel. Dinner is not included and feel free to enjoy one of the very good restaurant in the centre by walk.

DAY 2 : Dijon – Côte de Nuits vineyards – Beaune (~ 40km or ~25km with train)
After your breakfast, leave Dijon behind you slowly and ride your way up to the close countryside where begins « La Route des Grands Crus ». Then you arrive into the surrounds of Gevrey-Chambertin, the largest appellation in Côte de Nuits, Pinot Noir country and where you find some of the most famous wines including Vosne-Romanée, Fixin, Chambertin-clos-de-Bèze, Flagey-Echézeaux, Vougeot, Richebourg. You continue through the wine regions of Morey-Saint-Denis, Chambolle-Musigny and Vougeot with vineyards all along the way on either side for a breathtaking scenery with a fresh air !
Possibly you continue by bicycle through the Highlands up to Beaune which is a nice way to go further in the vineyards or take a train from Nuit-Saint-Georges to arrive in Beaune for your overnight stay. The dinner is not included to have a choice amongst many possibilities in the restaurants in the town by walk.

DAY 3: Loop in the south surrounds of Beaune – Côte de Beaune vineyards(~30km)
To begin the day this ride will take you through the famous vineyards of Pommard, Volnay… the kingdom of Burgundy red wines. The ride is nice and mostly flat all day long. To continue some little curves allow you to go across the famous vineyards of Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet, charming villages which make the best white Chardonnay wines in the world.
Back to Beaune in the afternoon. Overnight stay in the same hotel. The dinner is not included to have a choice amongst different suggestions in many restaurants and bars in the town.

Day 4 :
After your breakfast the tour is over with us but please contact us for other options and stay longer in Beaune to enjoy the beauty.

INTERESTS

4 Days / 3 Nights

LEVEL 2

In 3* OR 4* hotel

Every night at the same charming hotel

2 nice itineraries to discover 2 wine production areas

The cycling, the food and the wine
$
2,345
26
/ Person
Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Duration:
6 Days, 5 Nights
World-class wine, gentle countryside, gastronomic pleasures – it’s Burgundy. Ride some of the most scenic roads in France, sipping fine coffee in the morning, sampling amazing Pinot ... moreNoir wines in the afternoon, and savouring sumptuous regional food throughout the day. There’s no better way to see Burgundy up close than from the saddle of a bike. Our guided biking tour is just a perfect combination for a romantic escape or family vacation. Come and take a break in Burgundy to get away from it all.

Sunday – DAY 1: Arrival in Dijon
Arrival in Dijon, your hotel is situated in the heart of the city. Check in and presentation of the tour, delivery of the bicycles. Dijon is a vibrant, walkable city with a wealth of great shops, restaurants and bars and a really welcoming vibe to it. There are many museums, churches and traditional buildings to discover including the Palais des Ducs and the church of Notre Dame. We suggest you follow the ‘Owl’s Trail’ which highlights 22 key points of interest in the city. Legend has it that if you want some good luck you need to find the tiny stone sculpture of the owl at the Notre Dame church – touch it with your left hand and make a wish! Overnight stay at hotel.

Monday – DAY 2: Loop ride around Dijon (40 km)
Breakfast and meeting with your guide. Riding today will take you out into the countryside around Dijon. Peaceful environment and sites including the Burgundy canal. Return to Dijon. Dinner at the restaurant in the town and overnight at the same hotel.

Tuesday — DAY 3: Dijon – Cote de Nuits vineyards – Beaune (~40-50km)
Meeting with your guide after breakfast. Leaving Dijon behind, you navigate out of the city and cycle into the countryside where the Route de Grands Crus begins. Arrive into the region of Gevrey Chambertin, the largest appellation in Côte de Nuits, Pinot Noir country, and where you find some of France’s most famous wines including Vosne-Romanée, Fixin, Chambertin-clos-de-Bèze, Flagey-Echézeaux, Vougeot, Richebourg. Cycle on through the wine regions of Morey Saint Denis, Chambolle-Musigny and Vougeot with vineyards all along the way on either side of you offering breathtaking scenery and crisp, fresh air! You continue through the highlands further on to Beaune. Overnight stay at 3* hotel centrally situated.

Wednesday – DAY 4: Loop ride south from Beaune – Cote de Beaune vineyards (~40-50km)
Today’s ride will take you through the famous vineyards of Pommard, Volnay…the kingdom of Burgundy Red wines. The ride is nice and flat all day long, and then curves back in towards the famous vineyards of Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet, charming villages which make the best white Chardonnay wines in the world. Back to Beaune in the afternoon. Overnight stay in the same hotel. A gourmet dinner included tonight.

Thursday – DAY 5: Beaune to Chalon sur Saône – Cote Chalonnaise vineyards (~40-50km)
Meeting with your guide after breakfast and departure for another bike ride. You definitely enter another vineyard region today, by visiting the spectacular vineyards of Cote Chalonnaise …. and leisurely stroll on the towpath of the Canal du Centre from Santenay to Chalon sur Saone. Dinner included tonight. Overnight stay in a 3* hotel.

Friday – DAY 6: Departure after breakfast

INTERESTS

6 Days / 5 Nights

LEVEL 2

In 3* hotel

The cycling, the food and the wine
$
190
76
/ Person
Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Duration:
7,5 H
Our tour takes you to the Côte de Nuits by E-Bike. You will ride from Gevrey-Chambertin to Nuits Saint Georges and cross the villages of Morey Saint Denis, Chambolle Musigny, Vougeot, ... moreVosne-Romanée.

After a short transfer by minibus from the train station in Dijon, your guide will do a briefing about how to use the Electric bicycle and adjust your helmet, you’ll ride in the heart of the Burgundy wine region, a world heritage UNESCO « Les Climats de Bourgogne ». All along the day everything is composed to make you feel the essence of gold and ruby Burgundy.

« La Route des Grands Crus », the Burgundy Champs-Elysées, is the spine of the day bike ride.

After landscape reading and wine explanation, It’s already wine time, let’s visit a winery in Vougeot with its typical cellar. You’ll walk through, taste a few wines and eat traditional “Gougeres”.

Back to bike and ride into the Grands Crus vineyards passing the famous Clos de Vougeot, then the iconic Romanee Conti, we may be able to see the owner 🙂 We get hungry, a few more kilometres on our quiet and safe paved road to join Nuits Saint Georges, capital of the Côte de Nuits vineyards for a traditional lunch.

Sorry, no nap, but again a peaceful bike ride to get back in Gevrey Chambertin and enjoy your last wine tasting. Here there is a special atmosphere, you’ll remember this place and there red wines!

By van, your guide will transfer you back to Dijon train station. The winemaker can deliver your order directly where you want.

INTERESTS

Ride an Electric Bike on safe road

Biking in the vineyards and go across small and typical villages like Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey Saint Denis, Vougeot, Vosne-Romanée, Chambolle Musigny and Nuits Saint Georges.

Get a view on the very famous skyline of « Le Clos Vougeot »

Enjoy a gourmet lunch in a restaurant in Nuits Saint Georges

Discover the exceptionnals vineyards classified World Heritage with a guide

Ride along the famous Romanée-Conti

Visit and taste in 2 differents wineries and their traditional cellars

Taste minimum 8 differents wines