Hospices de Beaune

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From Beaune: Burgundy 10 Wines Grand Cru Tasting Day Trip

1. From Beaune: Burgundy 10 Wines Grand Cru Tasting Day Trip

You’ll be picked up at 9:30 AM at the Beaune tourist office and travel in an air conditioned minivan (maximum of 8 passengers) on this full-day wine tour. The tour begins with a winery visit in Beaune, where you’ll find a wide range of different wines, including several Premiers crus and Grand crus. You'll be introduced to different appellations such as Saint-Aubin, Meursault Premier Cru Les Charmes and Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru. After the winery visit you'll have free time for lunch and for a visit to the 15th-century Hospices de Beaune (admission to be paid on site). After lunch, you'll head out along the scenic Route des Grands Crus and stop at the famous Romanée-Conti, which produces the most expensive wine in the world. You'll also have guided tours at Clos Vougeot and in Côte de Nuits. Founded in 1098 by monks, the vineyard of Clos de Vougeot covers 50 hectares. The castle houses the brotherhood of the Knights of the Tastevin. Its wines are some of the most famous in Burgundy, including Le Clos Vougeot Grand Cru. At Nuits Saint Georges you'll have the opportunity to visit a wine cellar and share some time with the winemaker around a tasting of his best Pinot Noir wines. At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to Beaune and dropped off at the tourist office at 17:30.

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What people are saying about Hospices de Beaune

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 48 reviews

Emmanuel was an excellent guide! Kind, knowledgeable, jovial and entertaining—a true man of Burgundy who is well connected in Beaune. As a Certified Sommelier, I was looking forward to visiting the vineyards and châteaus of the wines I love so much, but I ended up learning so much more from him about the wines I adore. He chose fantastic wines to try, we all had a beautiful lunch together, and we were always laughing or commiserating over stories and experiences we’d had in this great wine country. Highly Recommend to anyone who doesn’t know wine or studies it like me—-you’ll feel as if you’re visiting an old friend in Beaune :)

Our guide, Emmanuel, was terrific. He knows a tremendous a mount about wine, and when we asked a lot of questions he answered them all in a way that made sense to us. The itinerary was thoughtfully produced. We enjoyed having lunch as a group. And the wine we tasted was excellent. Five stars for this tour!

Emanuel was a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. France Intense was also very helpful in rescheduling our trip from one day to another. Despite the horrible weather we had a great wine tasting trip, pleasant company and a tasty lunch. Honestly the best way to spend a day in Burgundy!

Emmanuel knows Burgundy very well, and has the patience to explain what you need to know about the complexity of this region. You can be relaxed and enjoy wine and the explanation about Burgundy. without the feeling to rush through the tour. Highly recommended.

Knowledgeable, friendly and very informative guide!