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Dijon: La Cave du Palais Burgundy Wine Tasting Experience

1. Dijon: La Cave du Palais Burgundy Wine Tasting Experience

Experience the rich wine culture of the Burgundy region, which offers a wide and fascinating variety of wines, each one representative of its specific location. Visit La Cave du Palais, a unique vaulted cellar where you'll be able to enjoy a guided tasting of some of the area's most iconic wines. Take an informative trip through the climates and the years in which each wine was produced, and understand why this is relevant to each bottle's taste and qualities. Step into this special location in the heart of Dijon and take part in an interactive cultural journey. Get to know Burgundy wine culture like a local as you seize the opportunity to taste 6 different wines from regional to Grand Cru appellations, the highest wine qualification.

Dijon: Cheese and Wine Pairing Session

2. Dijon: Cheese and Wine Pairing Session

Discover more about the world of French cheese and wine in the center of Dijon. Meet in a cellar in the center of the town, located in a coworking space. Come and taste local cheeses and try different pairings with local wines. Learn why some cheeses pair well with wines and discover local cheeses. Join a local specialist and learn more about the traditions and history of wine in the region and the wide world of cheeses. You have children ? Please let me know and we can plan something :)

From Beaune: Burgundy 10 Wines Grand Cru Tasting Day Trip

3. From Beaune: Burgundy 10 Wines Grand Cru Tasting Day Trip

You’ll be picked up at 9:30 AM at the Beaune tourist office and travel in an air conditioned minivan (maximum of 8 passengers) on this full-day wine tour. The tour begins with a winery visit in Beaune, where you’ll find a wide range of different wines, including several Premiers crus and Grand crus. You'll be introduced to different appellations such as Saint-Aubin, Meursault Premier Cru Les Charmes and Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru. After the winery visit you'll have free time for lunch and for a visit to the 15th-century Hospices de Beaune (admission to be paid on site). After lunch, you'll head out along the scenic Route des Grands Crus and stop at the famous Romanée-Conti, which produces the most expensive wine in the world. You'll also have guided tours at Clos Vougeot and in Côte de Nuits. Founded in 1098 by monks, the vineyard of Clos de Vougeot covers 50 hectares. The castle houses the brotherhood of the Knights of the Tastevin. Its wines are some of the most famous in Burgundy, including Le Clos Vougeot Grand Cru. At Nuits Saint Georges you'll have the opportunity to visit a wine cellar and share some time with the winemaker around a tasting of his best Pinot Noir wines. At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to Beaune and dropped off at the tourist office at 17:30.

From Beaune: Full-Day Bicycle and Wine Tour in Burgundy

4. From Beaune: Full-Day Bicycle and Wine Tour in Burgundy

Enjoy a full-day cycling tour into the vineyards of Côte de Beaune. Stop for a delicious lunch at a restaurant in a stunning setting. Delight your senses with a winetasting experience and uncover the secrets of the winemaking process. Meet your guide and get set up with your bike and helmet. Listen to a short briefing about how to use the bicycles, before embarking on your adventure through the heart of the Burgundy wine region. Peddle through the hills of the Côte de Beaune passing vineyards, villages, and fields. Cruise by a charming 13th century medieval castle which was home to a Count and Countess of Burgundy. Take in the sights, smells, and sounds before sitting down to a full lunch at a small restaurant nestled amongst the Beaune hills. After lunch you ride downhill to the Grand Cru of Puligny-Montrachet. Savor local flavors with a wine tasting session at the vineyard and learn about the different vines in Burgundy. Here you will understand more about the plant, the soil, and why Burgundy wine is one of the best. Visit the winery estate and stone cellar and get the chance to buy some bottles directly from the seller. Enjoy the convenience of having the bottles that you buy delivered directly to your hotel or home. Return to the meeting point in Beaune through an easy, downhill route.

Dijon: Burgundy Wines Masterclass with a Sommelier

5. Dijon: Burgundy Wines Masterclass with a Sommelier

The starting time is at 4.30pm, but I sometimes accept special requests and move the starting time. Don't hesitate to contact me if you need an earlier/later slot, I'll do my best to accomodate. The tastings starts with an explanation of how to taste a wine properly. The methode is based on the Wine & Spirit Education Trust systematic approach to wine tasting. Your guide reached the highest level of this school in London last year and has ten years of experience leading tasting to both amateurs and professionals. Then along with tasting wines, he will guide you through the different areas within Burgundy, the different grapes, the history, the rules of production, how to read a label in Burgundy etc. Everything you want to understand about the region will be approched. The atmosphere is always relaxed, you won't feel rushed, and you won't feel like you can't ask a question. We aim to make you feel confortable and make you want to come back! 6 Burgundy wines, served with cheeses and charcuteries platter

Dijon: Half-Day Guided Gourmet Bike Tour

6. Dijon: Half-Day Guided Gourmet Bike Tour

Come along the bike path through one of the most famous vineyards in France, pedaling between gorgeous landscapes and age-old history. Pedal along through the quaint vineyard towns of Marsannay-la-Côte, Fixin, Brochon, and Gevrey-Chambertin. Taste why these villages are responsible for giving the area of Burgundy its great reputation as a wine producer.  Try white wine and black currant wine, as well as Burgundy meat, cheese, and bread. An easy course, the tour is suitable for all levels of skill and fitness. Punctuated with breaks to take in the scenery, talk about the vineyard, and savor local specialities, gear up for a relaxing 3-hour foray into nature and French cuisine.

Dijon: City Tour with a French-speaking Guide

7. Dijon: City Tour with a French-speaking Guide

See all the highlights of Dijon in 1 hour and 45 minutes on a walking tour with a French-speaking guide. Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of the historic center, such as the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy and the magnificent façade of the Church of Notre-Dame. Stroll down the medieval streets to discover the amazing residences of the aristocracy and get an appreciation of the elegant architecture in the city center. Learn more about the days of the House of Burgundy, from Robert II of France to its confiscation by Louis XI.

Dijon: Bike tour and Tastings in the Vineyards of Burgundy

8. Dijon: Bike tour and Tastings in the Vineyards of Burgundy

After meeting with your guide, you will begin your ride along the bike paths of one of the most prestigious vineyards in France, between old stones and deep heritage. Your guided tour will cross many of the charming towns and villages which create the reputation of the great wines of Burgundy, such as Marsannay-la-Côte, Fixin, Brochon, and Gevrey-Chambertin. There is no difficulty for this course, with this walk suitable for everyone. It will be punctuated by breaks in which you can enjoy the decor, talk about the vineyard, and taste local specialties such as parsley ham and cheeses. All of this of course accompanied by wine from the region!

Dijon: A Self-Guided Audio Tour through the City

9. Dijon: A Self-Guided Audio Tour through the City

When people hear the word Dijon, they automatically think of mustard, but the city has so much more to offer than that! The capital of Burgundy was also home to the Great Dukes of the West in the Middle Ages, and modern Dijon is brimming with art, history, gastronomy and beauty. On this walking tour, you’ll become acquainted with the city’s history through the architecture and anecdotes that shaped it. Just over 200 acres of the historical city centre has UNESCO World Heritage status, with myriad churches, palaces, townhouses and monuments ranging from antiquity to the 1900s. I’ll show you these historic spaces and help you understand Dijon’s role in French history. Along the way, you’ll be introduced to local fare, regional wine, and several intriguing stories about dukes and other former residents. Highlights on this tour include: • Finding out why the owl became the city’s emblem • Getting insights into the lives of the Dukes of Burgundy • Seeing one of the most beautiful staircases in France • Discovering a mysterious stone-carved Salamander on a church wall • Understanding why Dijon mustard is so famous • Taking in the hidden courtyards of ancient houses Let’s embark on a journey that will open up a whole aspect of French culture you never knew existed. Please allow an hour to get the most out of this tour.

Historical Dijon: Outdoor Escape Game

10. Historical Dijon: Outdoor Escape Game

Explore the historical center of Dijon and discover its historical highlights! Play this city exploration game where you follow step-by-step instructions to reach the next location, solve challenges, and be rewarded by lesser-known facts. You will visit unique places such as the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy and the legendary Dijon owl! Are you ready to see Dijon in a whole new light? The app offers precise directions through the city. Play at your own pace. Feel free to pause and explore your surroundings whenever you wish. After you book the game, you’ll get an email with instructions on how to play. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own voucher. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

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This was a really cool experience -- the small group meant that we could all hear everything and ask whatever questions we had. The guide was super knowledgeable about the wines we were tasting, the specifics of wineries and the wine-making process of the region, and had some cool wine toys he was able to show us. Of course wine is always subjective, but on the whole I enjoyed the wines we tasted. Even the one or two I didn't like I could tell were still good wines, just not to my taste. They will also ship wines home to you (at least to the US). Overall just a great experience.

I, who has joined in countless numbers of tastings, can confirm that this was one of the best tastings i have ever had. Professionally done with an amateur spirit. Gives a very good idea about burgundy wines across appellation levels. We were also lucky to be a group of people at similar ages; so, we could enjoy each other s company while tasting and getting tipsy.

Turned up and all seemed very unassuming, and then we were taken down into the hotel's cellar. It looked terrific. Understand it had been relatively recently refurbished and to great effect. Had a private tasting in the room which was wonderful and very different from schlepping around cellar doors. Felt very refined and was a lovely introduction to Burgundy

Emmanuel was personable and incredibly knowledgeable, due no doubt to his many years of experience in the wine industry. The van was quiet and comfortable, and we happily bought wines at each stop…

Emanuel was all that our group could have hoped for . Knowledgeable about his area and his wines; great company and created some superb visiting and tasting experiences .