...." One can’t get a better tour of Burgundy than with Sue. Informative is an understatement. Not only does she share her vast knowledge of wine & food with you, but also her favourite places….this is about as personal as it gets…..!! Liz N, Franklin, Wisconsin "  

Why not enjoy a fun & informative one-day Burgundy wine tour with my boutique wine tour company Burgundy on a Plate!  In my 13th year, I work exclusively with carefully selected cellars offering private tasting experiences for my clients.  Enjoy a slice of Burgundy life, meeting the growers in their cellars, exploring famous vineyards & villages & mastering the complexities of the Burgundy wine region in a style easy to assimilate!  For the foodies amongst you, why not pair your wine tour day with some cheese tasting, maybe try a truffle hunt in the Burgundian countryside with a dog and his master or get creative on an exclusive cooking & wine day?  

You can join in as part of a very small group of no more than 6, or opt for an exclusively private tour.  Departure point is from your hotel in or close to Beaune or from Beaune station. Each and every tour is organized individually by your English bilingual driver/wine guide & Burgundy food & wine specialist ; there are no set tours !

All prices stated include an excellent three-course lunch, (exclusive of drinks with lunch)

Wine Tour Selection.

Travel a little further south of Beaune for private tastings/cellar visits to the lesser-known villages of Montagny, Givry, Mercurey or Rully, visiting small, family run domaines producing excellent quality wines.(regional & village to premier crus).  One of the highlights of the tour is our tasting lunch pairing some excellent regional cuisine with local wines in stunning surroundings. followed by a leisurely tour & walk amongst the vines to taste more wine & discover the beautiful vineyard landscape of Côte Chalonnaise

Visit the vineyards of the famed white wine villages of Puligny Montrachet , Meursault & Chassagne Montrachet and enjoy visits to the winemaker’s cellars for in depth private tastings of both chardonnay & pinot noir. Learn to appreciate colours, aromas and flavours tasting regional, village, premier and grand cru wines.  After a leisurely lunch at a 1* Michelin restaurant (or top regional cuisine if preferred) enjoy a relaxing vineyard drive with a final afternoon tasting at a beautiful chateau in our own private tasting room.

The renowned villages of Gevrey Chambertin, Morey St Denis, Vougeot, Vosne Romanee or Nuits St Georges are on the menu today, tasting from village to grand cru wines at some exceptional cellars.  A three-course gourmet lunch off the beaten track is included at a Michelin quality restaurant (or top local restaurant serving the best of Burgundy’s regional cuisine).  Stop at the site of the legendary Romanee Conti vineyards (the most expensive wine in the world) & drive through stunning vineyard scenery, with a brief stop at the famous Château de Clos Vougeot.

Beaune Prestige Tour – 335 per person

The charming and historic medieval town of Beaune is Burgundy’s wine capital and is the focus of our new gourmet wine tour!  You will discover this charming wine capital with your guide who will take you to taste chardonnay & pinot noir at two of the most prestigious wineries in Beaune.  In addition, there will be a privately guided visit to the famous 15C Hospices de Beaune (important in Burgundy’s wine history) and an excellent 3 course lunch at a notable 1* Michelin restaurant in the heart of Beaune.

Medieval Burgundy, Wine Tasting & Sightseeing - 275 per person

Enjoy a relaxed day in stunning medieval villages filled with flowers and boasting gorgeous views.   First stop Semur en Auxois with its four turrets towering over the River Armancon, stopping at the market & relaxing with a drink.  Next is Flavigny sur Ozerain, classed as one of the most beautiful villages in France (of 'Chocolat' fame), in time to enjoy a leisurely walking tour through Flavigny’s delightful streets followed by a delicious lunch at a Ferme Auberge run by local farmers’ wives with fresh produce from their farms & gardens. After lunch, a fun & informative tasting of local wines before driving across country to Chateauneuf en Auxois with its fairytale 12C Château, returning to Beaune taking the scenic route through the beautiful Ouche Valley

Wine & Food Tour Selection

Private Cooking Course, Lunch, Vineyard Tour & Tasting  (345 per person 1-3 people) or (299 per person 4+people)

Learn to cook traditional Burgundian fare with our French chef in his home in a famous wine village, or modern French cuisine with a Burgundian twist in a professional kitchen (exclusive to our clients) inclusive of aperitifs and a three course lunch.  After lunch we tour the famous vineyards & villages of the Cote de Nuits, stopping for an excellent cellar visit, tasting from village to grand cru wines. For groups of 4+ I can offer a class in a 1* Michelin restaurant also inclusive of lunch & tastings.   No French needed as the classes are in English.

Please enquire about other cooking options or customised classes.

Wine Tasting, Truffle Hunting & Lunch – from 275 per person

Imagine a morning wine tasting and truffle hunting in the hills of the Cote de Nuits with the backdrop of a 17th château.. After a private cellar visit, we drive into the picturesque Burgundian countryside to accompany a specially trained dog sniff out the precious truffles & learn about the Burgundy truffle from the expert.  Lunch can be a 4-course truffle based lunch at the venue or a simple taste of truffle specialities, followed by a regional lunch in a local wine village.  Enjoy a second private vineyard tasting in the afternoon, stopping at the site of the famous Romanee Conti vineyards.

Cheese & Wine Tasting in Cote de Nuits - €275 per person

An ideal tour for the real cheese lovers amongst you, you will discover & learn about some of the most traditional cows’ milk cheeses from the Burgundy region, paired with both chardonnay and pinot noir. Your guide will take you through the art of cheesemaking before moving on to a private cellar visit in a renowned wine village.  After a delicious lunch from regional specialities, we take a leisurely drive through the famous vineyards and villages of Cote de Nuits, stopping at some famous landmarks such as the site of the Romancee Conti vineyards, before our final wine tasting of the day.

Wine & Chocolate Pairing Vineyard Tour – 285 per person

In partnership with a local artisanal chocolate maker and an excellent wine producer, we are pairing some of these melt in-the  mouth chocolates with different types & styles of wine for a fun and enjoyable afternoon.  The day begins in Cote de Beaune tasting some famous chardonnays & pinots of the ‘Cote’ at small family owned wineries and lunching at one of the best restaurants in the area for regional cuisine, such as coq au vin & escargots !   After a tour of the grand cru vineyards & villages in the afternoon, we begin our superb wine & chocolate tasting (with the opportunity to purchase both)

*Tours may exceptionally be subject to change

Contact us on sue@burgundyonaplate.com for availability of all tours

Gift Vouchers for that Special Occasion

Looking for a unique gift for a food and wine lover ? Why not give someone special a voucher for the tour of their choice?  I would be delighted to personalize your voucher for any event.  Order one now for a memorable birthday or anniversary gift or for one of those Red Letter Days.....

Want to experience a day or a weekend in a million whilst on your stay in Burgundy? Whether it be for a special birthday or anniversary, or simply a day spoiling yourselves, contact sue@burgundyonaplate.com with details and I will make it happen!  I can offer a wide variety of activities to choose from – simply contact me for a the list.  If it’s not on the list I will do my best to organise it for you…

A bientôt!

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Tel : 00 33 (0) 613898473


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