Burgundy Wine Tasting

June 25 - July 2, 2023

Itinerary

Sat. June 24 Depart U.S.

Sun. June 25 Paris to Champagne

Bienvenue, welcome to France!

Transfer to Champagne region

Afternoon walking tour of Reims

Dinner this evening is a private reception, cellar tour and Champagne pairing dinner at the world-famous Ruinart Champagne House (or similar)

Meals— D

Overnight La Caserne Chanzy Hotel & Spa

Mon. June 26 CE Lecture and Champagne

Breakfast at the hotel followed by a
CE Lecture (2 hrs)

The rest of the day is all about Champagne starting with a scenic drive and walking tour of Hautvillers, the village of Dom Pérignon; birthplace of Champagne

Lunch today is a taste of local specialties paired with small grower champagne in a charming bistro

This afternoon we enjoy a cellar tour and champagne tasting at Moet & Chandon (or similar) before discovering the famous Avenue de Champagne in Epernay

Dinner at leisure

Meals— B, L

Overnight La Caserne Chanzy Hotel & Spa

Tues. June 27 Champagne - Chablis - Burgundy

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out.

We make our way south toward Burgundy with a stop enroute in the beautiful region of Chablis.

Lunch at Bistrot des Grands Crus

Tasting at either Domaine Laroche or Domaine Long Depaquit

Transfer to Beaune and hotel check-in

Dinner in Beaune

Meals— B, L, D

Overnight Hotel Le Cep

Wed. June 28 Côte de Nuits Passion

Breakfast at the hotel

Today takes us through the heart of Burgundy’s finest Pinot Noir vineyards and villages

Visit Domaine Magnien in Morey Saint Denis. Visit the winery and discovery the bio-dynamic philosophy of the winemaker Frédéric Magnien. You will taste excellent Pinot Noirs from the iconic villages of Gevrey Chambertin, Morey Saint Denis, Chambolle Musigny and Vosne-Romanée.

Lunch followed by a tour of Clos de Vougeot, originally a wine farm, built in the 12th century by monks from the nearby Abbey of Cîteaux. With its medieval vat-house and presses, istercian cellar and original kitchens, it forms a unique architectural whole.

Tastings at the Vosne Tasting Club, a private tasting club located in a 16th winemakers house in the iconic village of Vosne-Romanée.

Dinner at leisure

Meals— B, L

Overnight Hotel Le Cep

Thurs. June 29 Dijon

Breakfast at the hotel followed by a CE Lecture (3 hrs)

Lunch at Le Pré aux Clercs

Walking tour of Dijon, one of France's most appealing cities. Filled with elegant medieval and Renaissance buildings that hark back to the city's 14th- and 15th-century heyday as the capital of the Duchy of Burgundy

Dinner at leisure

Meals— B, L

Overnight Hotel Le Cep

Fri. June 30 Côte de Beaune

Breakfast at the hotel

This morning, the choice is yours
Bike ride thru the vineyards or Barrel making

Lunch together will be a picnic in the vineyards In the afternoon, we break up into smaller groups for some
quintessential Beaune experiences

Visit of Hospices de Beaune, a hospital foundation from the Middle Ages and one of France’s most prestigious historic monuments. Its flamboyant Gothic architecture, its polychrome roofs and a renowned vineyard make this museum one of Burgundy’s gems.

Cheese tasting at Fromagerie Hess
Wine tasting at Marché Aux Vins

Farewell Dinner

Meals— B, L, D

Overnight Hotel Le Cep

Sat. July 1 Market Day in Beaune—Train to Paris

Breakfast at the hotel followed by a CE Lecture (2 hrs)

Time to explore Marché de Beaune to discover the variety of
French delicacies and goods for sale

Lunch at Restaurant Garum

Train to Paris

Meals— B, L

Overnight Pullman CDG (or similar)

Sun. July 2 Fly Home

Pricing

$5900 per person
Based on Double Occupancy

7 hours of CDE details coming soon!

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