Luxury Burgundy Wine Tour: Discovering Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune

5 days

From the historical capital of Burgundy to the heart of this hallowed wine region, this tour highlights the best of the Bourgogne Côte d'Or from Dijon to Beaune, passing through some of the most prestigious village appellations and climats in Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. Sample two classic French varieties – Chardonnay and Pinot Noir – and savour the best of the region’s gastronomy.

Trip Highlights

  • Two nights’ accommodation in a historic luxury hotel in the centre of Dijon

  • Explore the historic heart of Dijon, sample gourmet delights at Les Halles food market, and taste regional specialities

  • Sample the world-famous Dijon mustard with a Mustard Sommelier

  • Full day chauffeured wine tour of Côte de Nuits, sampling some of the world’s finest Pinot Noirs at prestigious appellations including Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges

  • Two nights’ accommodation in a five-star hotel and spa in the historic centre of Beaune

  • Sample world-famous Chardonnays on a full day private tour of Côte de Beaune, including renowned village appellations and the grand cru Corton-Charlemagne

  • Savour delicious food and wine pairings with two exceptional vineyard lunches and accompanying wines

from $2,938 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a room.



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Trip details

Day 1

Your Burgundy wine tour begins in the capital, Dijon, in the north of this famous wine-growing region. After checking into your historic five-star hotel in the heart of the city centre, we’ll whisk you to an introductory tasting of Burgundian wines accompanied by local cheese.

Day 2

After breakfast you can set off to wander the atmospheric streets of Dijon, admiring the medieval and Renaissance buildings, and taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the famous Les Halles food market.

Your day includes a food tour around one of France’s great gastronomic destinations. Sample the world-famous Dijon mustard, meet with a Mustard Sommelier tasting a wonderful variety of mustards and vinegar.  Hundreds of bottles and dozens of beguiling mustard’s scale the walls with distinctive, complex and audacious flavors to satisfy even the most demanding taste buds with this memorable gourmet experience.

Day 3

After breakfast, your private guide will collect you for a full day chauffeured wine tour around Côte de Nuits, the northern half of Burgundy’s famed Côte d’Or region. Around 95% of grapes grown here come from a single variety, making this day a tasting paradise for lovers of Pinot Noir.

You’ll explore the different tastes and terroir of some of the region’s most prestigious village appellations including Gevrey-Chambertin and Nuits-Saint-Georges, sample some of those famous Grand Crus, and indulge in a vineyard tasting lunch paired with five wines.

The day ends in Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy, where you’ll check into your charming five-star hotel surrounded by elegant gardens, a short walk from the famous Hospices de Beaune.

Day 4

Today, you’ll explore the southern Côte d’Or on a chauffeured wine tour of the Côte de Beaune. Here Chardonnay is king, and you’ll experience some of the most savoury and full-bodied dry whites in the world.

Your tour takes you through the renowned village appellations of Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet and the grand cru Corton-Charlemagne, where you’ll learn about the terroir, grape varieties and processes behind these fine white Burgundy wines, and savour an exceptional tasting lunch accompanied by some of the region’s finest wines.

Day 5

After breakfast, stroll into Beaune to sample the gourmet delights of the famous market or maybe squeeze in one last wine tasting in the city before departing to head home. If you’d like to extend your wine tour in France, considering moving on to Lyon for our Grand Rhône Valley wine tour.

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