A day of discovery

  • Place :
    • Beaune
  • Langue :
    • Français
  • Dégustation :
    • 6 vins
  • Niveau :
    • Initiation


An introductory day combining the pleasures of wine tasting and vineyard discovery, with several guided visits, including one to a winery. Includes lunch and drinks.

To know

DescriptionLearn to look at, smell and taste white and red wines and identify their aromas. Storage, serving and food pairing are also covered.
After a tasting lunch, the afternoon is devoted to discovering the vineyards, with a landscape reading in the Grands Crus of the Côte de Nuits, a guided tour of the mythical Château du Clos de Vougeot and a guided tasting visit to a wine estate.
By the end of the day, you'll be more at ease in front of a glass of Burgundy and will be able to find the right words to comment on the wines and share your impressions.
Classes and visits are led by a trainer from the Burgundy Wine School.
This course is open to everyone with no prior knowledge of the wine world, Burgundy wines or wine tasting.

Price per person: €250.00
The program9:15 Welcome meet at the Ecole des Vins de Bourgogne in Beaune. All necessary documents provided.The fundamentals of wine-growing Bourgogne :
  • Geographical location
  • Vines and vineyard of Bourgogne
  • Areas and production
  • Natural quality factors (terroirs, grap varieties, climate, savoir-faire)
Bourgogne wines :
  • The Appellations d'Orgine Contrôlées : Origins, history, taste elements)
  • The main organoleptic characteristics of Bourgogne wines
  • Discovery via a tutored tasting of 6 Bourgogne wines
12:45 : Tasting and lunch at a restaurant

14:30 : Discovery pf te Côte de Nuits vineyards
  • Guided tour of Château du Clos de Vougeot
  • Study of the landscape in the Grands Crus of the Côte de Nuits
  • Visit and tasting at a wine estate in the Côte de Nuits
Presentation of a nominative Honorary Diploma from the Ecole des Vins de Bourgogne

18:30 : Return to Beaune - end of the day