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Burgundy: Half-Day Wine Tasting Tour from Dijon

Burgundy: Half-Day Wine Tasting Tour from Dijon

From US$ 75.47 per person

Enjoy an authentic Burgundy experience on a 3-hour wine tasting tour from Dijon, and sample some of the wines and produce of the region. Learn the history of wine production in the area, and discover the best dishes to pair with Burgundy wines.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 7 participants

Experience

The experience
  • Enjoy a private wine tasting in a vaulted cellar and visit a family wine estate
  • Visit the wine village of Gevrey-Chambertin to experience the King of Burgundy Wines
  • Learn how to pair your wines with your meals
  • Learn about the prestigious wines of Burgundy's Grand Cru wine route
  • Drive past medieval villages, Roman churches, and historic abbeys
Full description
Indulge your senses on a half-day wine tour of Burgundy from Dijon, and sample some of the local wines. You will be in the hands of an expert sommelier, wine collector, or producer, traveling along scenic roads that take you past the vineyards and rural villages of the Grand Cru wine route. See the vineyards of famous appellations, such as Marsannay, Fixin, or Chambertin, passing abbeys, castles, and Roman churches along the way. Learn the history of wine production in the area, as well as the wine making techniques of today, from pruning the vines, to ageing the wine in oak barrels, and the secrets of the terroir (soil). Stop to taste 4-7 wines in each cellar you visit, including Pinot Noirs and white wines. Your sommelier will teach you how to pair Burgundy wines with your meals. You will also see the wine village of Gevrey-Chambertin in the Côte de Nuits, often referred to as the “King of Burgundy Wines."
Includes
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking wine expert
  • Wine tasting
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must fill out a travel information form

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Maison Divia, 16 Place Darcy, 21000, Dijon April - October: Departure at 9:30 AM, return about 12:30 PM

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    Important information

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    • A minimum of four participants is required for this tour to go ahead. It is possible the tour will be canceled if the minimum is not met. In this case you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 114 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5

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    This was one of the best tours we've ever taken! Emmanuel is a walking encyclopedic story teller who makes everything about Dijon/Beaune and wine interesting and understandable - and humorous! He really makes it a personal experience and caters to individual tastes, questions and ideas and is in no hurry to finish the tour. We also appreciated how quickly he responded to all our preliminary questions and he kept us apprised of covid changes. Exceptional experience!

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    September 23, 2021

    This was by far one of the best experiences of all of our many travels !! We highly recommend this tour, we are only sorry that we did half day and not whole day. Ann, our guide was extremely knowledgeable and personable. We are avid wine drinkers and we learned so much about this beautiful and historic area . Don’t go to Dijon without booking this tour !

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    January 14, 2020

    We had SUCH a good time doing this tasting! A 3 hour tour worked perfect for the day trip that we took out of Paris. The wineries that we visited were absolutely delicious, and our guide did a wonderful job explaining the wines of the region (and France) to us! 10/10 would recommend to anyone visiting the area.

    June 28, 2019

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