Half-Day Burgundy History and Wine Tasting Tour

Half-Day Burgundy History and Wine Tasting Tour

Learn about the Burgundian history and terroir and taste some stunning wines from the Côte de Nuits

Tour type: Group , Duration: 2 Hours

Product ID: 39764
Description

Learn about the Burgundian history and terroir and taste some stunning wines from the Côte de Nuits with this half-day tour.
Participate in a 2-hour wine and history masterclass at Les Deux Chevres, in the world famous wine village of Gevrey Chambertin.
Gevrey Chambertin is the largest wine producing commune in the Cote de Nuits. It has 9 out of the region's 24 Grand Crus wines, and together with Vosne Romanee, is one of the two most important red wine producing villages in Burgundy.
Enjoy a tour of the ancient cellars, the 1863 wine press, the vintage charts for each year the press operated and the old winemaking tools.
Explore the history of winemaking in Burgundy and its association with famous historical figures of the past such as Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon.
Enjoy a guided tasting of some of the silent stars of the Gevrey firmament. Learn to have confidence in your judgement, about the nature of Burgundy's 'appellations' and why the terroir is considered so important.
Enjoy a delicious lunch of the fine artisan cheese delights Burgundy and France have to offer alongside saucisson and salad.
Please note: You can also choose the tour option with...

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Learn about the Burgundian history and terroir and taste some stunning wines from the Côte de Nuits with this half-day tour.
Participate in a 2-hour wine and history masterclass at Les Deux Chevres, in the world famous wine village of Gevrey Chambertin.
Gevrey Chambertin is the largest wine producing commune in the Cote de Nuits. It has 9 out of the region's 24 Grand Crus wines, and together with Vosne Romanee, is one of the two most important red wine producing villages in Burgundy.
Enjoy a tour of the ancient cellars, the 1863 wine press, the vintage charts for each year the press operated and the old winemaking tools.
Explore the history of winemaking in Burgundy and its association with famous historical figures of the past such as Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon.
Enjoy a guided tasting of some of the silent stars of the Gevrey firmament. Learn to have confidence in your judgement, about the nature of Burgundy's 'appellations' and why the terroir is considered so important.
Enjoy a delicious lunch of the fine artisan cheese delights Burgundy and France have to offer alongside saucisson and salad.
Please note: You can also choose the tour option with or without lunch included.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, French, Spanish
The meeting point
Gevrey-Chambertin

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Includes
  • Tour of the ancient cellars
  • Lecture with a native wine professional 
  • Wine tasting class
  • Tasting of wines from different producers of the area
  • Presentation and explanation of tools from the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Lunch

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Refundable if cancellation 7 days before

Organized by

Matt Thomas

Matt was born in Dijon and trained in Beaune; after having working in Australia and Spain he came back to his native Burgundy. He will introduce you to silent stars-making wonderful wine with respect for the environment, but also to the Burgundian history, concept of “Terroir”, classification, winemaking, understanding aromas & flavors ... in a friendly and educational atmosphere !


Product ID: 39764

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