When it comes to Burgundy wine tours, nothing quite compares to those offered by Paris Luxury. Our Burgundy wine tours take you through one of the world’s richest and longest continually producing wine regions (since the Roman conquest). Beginning with the Cistercian and Benedictine monks of the 12th century, this is also probably the world’s most studied wine producing area. Your tour will thoroughly explore the two star grapes of Burgundy wine: Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, which comprise the totality of Burgundy’s production (excepting country cousin Bourgogne Aligote).
This tour of Burgundy wine visits Chablis and the two districts that comprise the Cote d’Or (Cote de Beaune and Cote des Nuits). If you have a fourth day to devote to it, we will also visit the very worthy Maconnais, where some of the best values for white Burgundy wine are found, and which will definitely enhance your Burgundy wine tour. Additionally, we will visit some of the finest producers of each region, who explain how they work the magic that makes their wines so different, and, offer their wines for you to taste.
Our Burgundy wine tour also takes you to delightful wine-related sites of both historic and general interest, such as the Clos de Vougeot, Chateau de Pommard and the medieval Chateau de Gevry-Chambertin. Our tour schedules privileged visits and tastings with such devoted producer/merchants as Chanson in Beaune, and talented wine-makers as Maurice Gavignet in Nuits St. Georges and the Domaine Catherine and Claude Marechal in Bligny-les-Beaune.
And our Burgundy wine tours afford you the opportunity to discover the meaning of ‘terroir,’ the unique combination of soil, local climate and grape variety that produces such extraordinarily unique results in wines that are produced in land parcels that are only a few hundred meters apart. Such is the complexity of Burgundy wines produced in the Cote d’Or.
To permit you to fully enjoy the experience, we recommend scheduling only two tastings per day and planning leisurely meals at superb restaurants, of which Burgundy has no shortage. They include, to name just a few, the Hostellerie du Clos in Chablis, L’Esperance in St. Pere, Lamenoise in Chagny, Charlemagne in Pernand Vergelesses and the Jardin du Remparts in Beaune. These restaurants offer superb regional cuisine that perfectly highlights and elicits the subtle qualities of the wines you will experience.
Our Burgundy wine tour further extend your pleasure by lodging you in wonderful establishments that offer warm Bourguignon hospitality: Marc Meneau’s L’Esperance in St. Pere and Le Cep in Beaune. The latter will be your headquarters for two nights. They both offer unforgettably unique experiences that you will remember long after your excursion.
And at Paris Luxury Tours, we provide a guide who has expert knowledge of the wines of Burgundy, as well as the history and culture of Burgundy, and upscale vehicles that are chosen both for luxuriant comfort and superb viewing characteristics.
If you wish, it is also possible to combine your wine tour of Burgundy with a wine tour of Champagne, or with a wine tour of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume, at the near-by eastern end of the Loire Valley. This can be accommodated by adding one or two days to your three days of touring the wines of Burgundy.
For more information about our Burgundy wine tours or scheduling, please contact us at our US number, (631) 600–1120.