During its 2000 years of existence, Beaune became the ephemeral capital of the Dukes of Burgundy, then an active center of the cloth and wine trade. In this article we are listing best wine tours and tastings in Beaune, France.
Beaune is one of the key wine centers in France. Beaune is the capital of Burgundy in the Côte d’Or department and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
In Beaune, whether you are looking for a family estate, a “négociant” (grower & merchant), a cooperative winery or a tasting cellar, you can find in and around Beaune a great variety of options.
In Beaune or in villages nearby, if you taste wines at a winemaker’s house, the owner explains how he works, prepares his harvest, and raises his wines. If you are looking for a great wine experience in the Beaune you have to visit Top 5 places listed below.
1. Le Cellier de la Cabiote
In the heart of Beaune, a stone’s throw from the Hospices de Beaune, in our historic 17th-century cellar we’ll be delighted to welcome you warmly for an intimate commented tasting of 5 Burgundy wines produced exclusively from harvesting owners, as well as a local crème de cassis. Sale of Burgundy wines and specialities in the boutique.
2. Safari tours
Explore the vineyards in a mini-van with a vine and wine expert who will share with you his knowledge and passion for Burgundy, a wine region par excellence. You will learn more about Burgundy wines: grape varieties, appellations, plots… in a very nice and friendly atmosphere.
3. Chemins de Bourgogne
Discover the wine-growing region of Burgundy by a guided tour on board of a comfortable 4×4 vehicle. Learn all about the history and the methods of wine-making while following panoramic routes off the beaten track. Your guide will bring you to family run domains where you will taste a selection of the prestigious Burgundy wines.
5. Bourgogne Gold Tour
Bespoke private luxury wine tour, Bourgogne Gold tour creates each of its wine tours as a unique and moving experience. They can be adapted to your own individual needs and wishes. Come and discover our philosophy and our tailor-made services. With an experimented and bilingual guide (French/English) “Luxury is the ability to improvise the impossible.”
6. Burgundy Wine School
The Ecole des Vins-Burgundy Wine School has for the last 8 years been offering complete courses on the theme of Burgundy wines with an emphasis on the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits. For 2017, the school invites you to discover its private programmes, available from 1 or 2 guests.
Best wine tours and tastings in Beaune, France
- Le Cellier de la Cabiote – Company – Beaune
- Safari tours
- Chemins de Bourgogne – Wine tour
- Bourgogne Gold Tour – Beaune – Oenology – Beaune
- Burgundy Wine School – Wine tour – Beaune