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Small-Group Côte de Beaune Wine Tasting Tour

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Small-Group Côte de Beaune Wine Tasting Tour
On this Small-Group 9-hour wine tour, you will visit the Hospice de Beaune, savor a lunch at a local estate complete with wine-tasting and visit two wineries with your driver-guide. Enjoy a tasting of 12 wines minimum including Villages, 1er or Grand Crus. Take a ride through the scenic Grands Crus Route passing by Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, Puligny Montrachet, Chassagne Montrachet and Santelay aboard your Mercedes minibus. During this full-day guided tour, you will discover the Burgundy wine region, meet the locals, visit vineyards and tour wineries.

Meet your driver-guide at 9:45am and board your Mercedes 8-seater minivan.

Take a scenic drive through the beautiful villages of Pommard, Volnay, Meursault and the Château de Rochepot.

You will take a guided tour of the Hospices of Beaune (entrance fees included). This famous monument used to be an hospital founded in 1443 by the chancellor Nicolas Rolin and his wife Guigone de Salins. Its architecture is a typical example of Burgundy flamboyant Gothic style and its colourful polychromatic glazed tile roofs are worldwide famous. The Last Judgement triptych painting by Flemish painter Rogier Van Der Weyden is the highlight of the visit. Your guide will show you the Salle des Pôvres (where the sick ones were looked after), the kitchens, the pharmacy and so on...

While in the vineyards your guide will explain the difference between the appellations “Village, 1er Cru and Grand Crus”. One of the best places for Chardonnay.

Tour, wine tasting and lunch will be savored at a local domain in Santenay (drinks included). Founded in 1860, this producer situated on Santenay's main square is home to superb vaulted cellars constructed over two levels, the oldest of which dates back to the 15th Century. After the tour of the cellars, enjoy a typical Burgundy meal assorted with different wines from the domain.

Next, you will transfer to Meursault through the Grands crus roads and enjoy sightseeing of the famous Bâtard-Montrachet, Montrachet, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet and Chevalier-Montrachet areas.

Continue your wine tour with two tours and wine tastings at wine estates around Meursault. Discover two of the family producers that contribute to the reputation of the Burgundy wines, delicate and complex. This is a wonderful moment for your palate to appreciate.

At the end of the tour around 5:30pm, you will return to central Beaune.

Commences : Beaune, France

Duration : 9 hours

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