Cote de Beaune is one of the best Burgundy vineyards. Beaune, a historic and gastronomy town, is the heart of Cote de Beaune. The Cote de Beaune Burgundy wine tour let you discover this pretty country and taste their prestigious wines. Discover more Burgundy wine tours from Paris and Paris wine tours to France best vineyards. Burgundy information.
Burgundy is a famous wine country south of Paris (see Burgundy on France wine map). Burgundy competes with Bordeaux as France most prestigious vineyard.
Burgundy wine country is famous for growing perfect Pinot Noir red wines and Chardonnay white wines.
Most Burgundy vineyards, in what are called Cote de Nuit and Cote de Beaune, are located near the city of Beaune, 277 km from Paris. Check Burgundy wine map.
Spend one or two days in Beaune, a beautiful old town, and discover the best vineyards in the world.
The main sights in Beaune are:
* the incredible 15th century Hospices de Beaune,
* the Marche aux vins, a wine cave for top Burgundy tasting,
* Patriarche, the largest Burgundy wine cave with tasting,
* Joseph Drouhin, the oldest Burgundy wine caves with tasting (booking in advance is required).
Around Beaune, the Pinot noir dominates in Pommard and Volnay. Chardonnay gives all its qualities to offer mythic appellations such as the Grands crus Batard-Montrachet, Montrachet, and Chevalier-Montrachet.
Discover Cote de Beaune on a one day wine tour from Beaune: enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful villages of Pommard, Volnay and Meursault, understand the difference between the appellations “Village, 1er Cru and Grand Crus”. Visit a domain and taste wine in Meursault, famous for its delicate Chardonnay. See the famous Bâtard-Montrachet, Montrachet, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet and Chevalier-Montrachet vineyards. Visit the famous Hospices of Beaune. Visit a second domain and taste wine. 12 wine tasting. 175 euros/person. Wednesday and Friday.
It is really worth staying overnight in the beautiful city of Beaune. That is easy with a Beaune short break. Start with a scenic drive through Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, visit with a guide the Hospices de Beaune. Enjoy a wine tasting lunch. Tour the Grands crus Montrachet, Bâtard-Montrachet. Finish the day with a cellar tour and a wine tasting in a local domain. Stay overnight in Beaune near the Hospices de Beaune, in the city's historical neighborhood.
The Cote de Beaune is a key wine-producing district of Burgundy. It is named after the historic town of Beaune, the epicenter of wine production and commerce locally, a city therefore living from wine since a long time.
A narrow strip of land less than 5km wide, running for 25 km in a north-easterly direction, the Cote de Beaune's main vineyard is almost the same size as its northern counterpart, the famous Cote de Nuits. Together these two make up the most prestigious Burgundy vineyard and grow nearly all the most expensive red and white burgundy wines.
The Cote de Beaune is famous for its production of the world's most expensive white wines. Many of them bear a variation of the name Montrachet. The Cote de Beaune is also growing a handful of Burgundy's top red wines. Those from the premier cru vineyards of Pommard and the grand cru Corton are specially famous. As is the case for most of Burgundy wines, white wines are made from Chardonnay, the reds from Pinot Noir.
The Côte de Nuit vineyard, in northern Burgundy, grows many of the most expensive red wines in the world, exclusively made of Pinot Noir grapes. Dijon, the capital of Burgundy, is 90' from Paris by train, it is easy to visit her and the vineyards on a one day Burgundy wine tour from Paris.
Wine & Voyages operates insider’s wine tours and comparative wine tastings allowing you to enjoy a look and taste the greatest wines in the world. In 1992, the founders of Wine & Voyages realized that tourists could not always find what they were looking for once arriving in Burgundy. The great wines of Burgundy were bringing them here, but there were not many options in wine tourism. They wanted to share their passion for Burgundy and Wine & Voyages was born!
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