An oenological weekend in Beaune and its surroundings

An oenological weekend in Beaune and its surroundings

We can associate it with the appellations of Pommard, Gevrey-Chambertin, Nuits-Saint-Georges, and many others. Capital of Burgundy wines, Beaune will inevitably seduce wine lovers and all those who are sensitive to the aesthetics of vineyards as far as the eye can see and of the old and imposing stone buildings. Beaune is also a city marked by the history and power of the Duke of Burgundy, in which you can discover monuments dating from the Middle Ages.

Dieu de Beaune Hotel

No one goes to Beaune without visiting its hospices, whose architecture is worth seeing. Founded by the Chancellor of the Duke of Burgundy in 1443 to welcome and care for the needy, the flamboyant Gothic style is expressed in all its splendor with (among other things) its remarkable roof with glazed tiles. The Hôtel Dieu also houses a museum with some 5,000 objects dating from the Middle Ages, including the very famous Polyptych of the Last Judgment by Rogier van der Weyden.

The imaginarium at Nuits Saint Georges

The Imaginarium 15 km north of Beaune, in Nuits-Saint-Georges, you can learn about the mystery of the vine through the wine tourism site, the Imaginarium, which will offer you a 250 m2 wine library, discovery tours, sensory analysis and tastings. Everything to discover and understand the world of Burgundy wine.

Pommard Castle

Château de Pommard During a weekend in Beaune, a visit to a castle, an estate, a renowned vineyard of the great Burgundy vintages is obviously essential. A few kilometers south of Beaune, you can stop at Pommard Castle for a visit combining history, art and tasting. Outside, you will stroll through the magnificent French gardens; inside, you will discover the vine museum, the art gallery, and above all the huge vaulted cellars of the 18th century where you can taste prestigious cuvées.

Restaurant Loiseau des vignes

Restaurant Loiseau des vignes To end this wine-tasting weekend and continue to amaze your palate, meet at the Loiseau des vignes restaurant in the historic heart of Beaune for a gourmet meal. In a very elegant setting, harmoniously combining old materials and contemporary decoration, you can taste Burgundy specialties, creations of chef Christophe Quéant and enjoy an entire wine list by the glass.