The Best Wine Tasting & Tours In Beaujolais

Uncover All of the Incredible Wine Tasting and Tours Available in Beaujolais

Wine Tasting & Tours in Beaujolais2021-02-13T10:31:54+00:00

Wine Tastings and Tours in Beaujolais

Explore the combination of food friendly Beaujolais wines with local cuisines to give your wine tasting game a whole new level. Wine tasting and tours in Beaujolais is indeed a must for wine lover. Enjoy the best of Beaujolais looking at breathtaking surroundings of granite hills, vineyards, elegant coastal towns. We are here to help you to choose!

At WineTourism.com, we provide a wide selection of wine tastings and tours in Beaujolais together with our local partner wineries. Below you will find a list of wine tastings and tours in Beaujolais with a direct booking option and a map of the region with the exact location of each winery. Choose your favorite wine tasting in Beaujolais or the winery tour, let us know and we will guaranty your memorable experience.

Cooking experience at Château Bellevue, one of our partners in Beaujolais

Browse through the best selection of exciting wine tasting and tours in Beaujolais

Spend an amazing journey at Château Bellevue to discover the Beaujolais Wine Region at Château Bellevue

240 €
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Château de Bellevue, Lieu-dit Bellevue, Villié-Morgon, France

Enjoy many guided visits to become an expert of Beaujolais at Château Bellevue

260 €
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Château de Bellevue, Lieu-dit Bellevue, Villié-Morgon, France

Want to live in fairy tale ? Here it is at Château Bellevue

99 €
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Château de Bellevue, Lieu-dit Bellevue, Villié-Morgon, France

Awaken your senses in the historical heart of Beaujolais at Château Bellevue

290 €
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Maison Jean Loron, D906, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, France

The Beaujolais region will have no secrets for you at Château Bellevue

290 €
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Maison Jean Loron, D906, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, France

Enjoy a nice stay in the heart of Beaujolais while sleeping in this comfortable studio at Domaine du Tane

200 €
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Domaine du Tane, Saint-Étienne-des-Oullières, France

Become a good chef and an expert in wine and food pairing at Château Bellevue

350 €
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Château de Bellevue, Lieu-dit Bellevue, Villié-Morgon, France

Unlimited activities at the Château des Ravatys

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route des Ravatys SAINT LAGER 69 220 France

Enjoy a crispy wine tasting with a cellar guided tour at Château de l'Éclair

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905 rue du Chateau de l'Eclair - Liergues Porte des Pierres Dorées 69400 France

Get ready for unique wine tasting and memorable visit to Chateau la Terriere.

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Château de la Terrière, Cercié, France

Have a wine tasting in the presence of an expert along with a tour at Château des Ravatys

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Château des Ravatys, Ravatys, Saint-Lager, France

Enjoy the wine tasting from gamay grape and guided tour at Domaine Christophe Pacalet

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Domaine Christophe Pacalet

Map of Beaujolais Wine Tastings and Tours

Discover the locations of wine tastings and tours in Beaujolais

How to Get to Beaujolais

Tips on how to reach wine tastings and tours in Beaujolais by different means of transportation.

Lyon is second most important city of France. So, Flights to Lyon are easy to find from all over Europe and anywhere else in the world.

Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport is the international airport of Lyon, the third-biggest city in France and an important transport facility for the entire Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

There are daily direct flights to LYS from major airports in the UK, and other European cities throughout the year to explore wine tasting and tours in Beaujolais.

Reach heart of Villefranche-sur-Saône and start discovering wine tasting and tours in Beaujolais.

  • From Rheims, Travel via N51 that will take 31 minutes;
  • From Paris, Travel via A6 that will take 4 hour 19 minutes;
  • If you arrive at Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport, travel via A432 A46 that will take 37 minutes.

Gare de Villefranche-sur-Saône is a French railway station located in downtown Villefranche-sur-Saône, in the department of Rhône. The train line connects Paris-Lyon-Marseille-Saint-Charles.

  • It takes an average of 26m to travel from Lyon to Villefranche-sur-Saône by train, over a distance of around 26 km. There are around 37 direct trains on the rail route between Lyon and Villefranche-sur-Saône everyday.
  • It takes an average of 3 hours and 29 minutes to travel from Paris to Villefranche-sur-Saône, with around 15 trains per day.
  • It takes an average of 5 hours 16 minutes to travel from Lyon St-Exupéry TGV to Villefranche-sur-Saône by train, over a distance of around 40 km. There are normally 5 trains per day.Reach heart of Villefranche-sur-Saône and start discovering wine tasting and tours in Beaujolais.

Read More about Wine Tastings and Tours in Beaujolais

Everything you need to know before you experience wine tastings and tours in Beaujolais. 

Experience wine tasting and tour in Beaujolais sitting amongst the rich natural beauty- hills, Nizerand River and mesmerizing view of valley.

Every wineries and cellar houses are equipped with tasting room where you can enjoy a glass of their fine wine. Many wineries offer the guided tour to the cellar room. Gain insight about the ecological and sustainable organic winemaking techniques. Wine tastings and tours in Beaujolais will let you fully experience the beauty of the region, winemaking traditions as well as their local cuisine.

For each wine tasting and tour experience for Beaujolais presented on our website, you will see a bullet point list of what you can expect to experience.

Generally, Beaujolais wines tend to be simple and food friendly, with straightforward fruit flavors and high acidity. The light bodied wine has red berry flavors, including raspberry, red cherry, red currant, and cranberries.

  • Once in Beaujolais, it is must to try so-called ‘Beaujolais Cru’ wines produced in ten top villages including, Morgon, Fleurie and Moulin-a-Vent. Cru Beaujolais wines are more complex, with floral and earthy notes complementing the ripe fruit, mushroom, Forest Floor, Smoke, Violet, Baker’s Yeast, Banana, Bubblegum flavors.
  • Try traditional, bright and fresh Beaujolais Nouveau – wine that is produced from Gamay grape and released on the third Thursday of November after few weeks of fermentation.

Enjoy wine tasting and tours in Beaujolais between April to October for pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The weather and climate at Beaujolais is suitable for a sun vacation.

On average, the warmest months are July and August and rainiest around May, June, July and August.

  • Apart from astonishing wine tasting and tours in Beaujolais, you can visit the museum of La Maison du Terroir Beaujolais, 10th century Salles-Arbuissonnas-en-Beaujolais Priory, and roof of Chiroubles La Terrasse du Beaujolais.
  • Every region of France has unique gastronomy and Beaujolais is not exception. Go for gastronomy adventure and try some of the best charcuterie in France. Beaujolais is famous for its patés, terrines, rillettes and many more specialties.

For more travel tips, have a look at our travel guide to Beaujolais Wine Region.

Some words to remember before you visit wineries in Beaujolais:

  • “Vignoble” – Winery
  • “Vin” – Wine
  • “Vignoble” – Vineyard
  • “Vigne” – Vine
  • “Dégustaction de vins” – Wine tasting
  • “Cave à vins” – Wine cellar
  • “Vin rouge” – Red wine
  • “Vin blanc – White wine
  • “Vin rosé” – Rosé wine

If you want to say cheers in France, you definitely need to take some language classes.

Depending on the context, you can say “À ta santé! or “À la tienne!” if you are cheering with only one person. In case you are with a group of people, you can say  “A votre santé!” or if you would like to offer a toast, start your sentence with “À la santé de…!” Or you can simply say “Chin!”

Frequently Asked Questions about Wine Tastings and Tours in Beaujolais

A guide to help you out with answers to the most frequently asked questions about Beaujolais and experiences related to wine tasting and tours.

During a visit at a winery in Beaujolais for a wine tasting and tour experience you can expect to both taste wines and experience the landscape of Beaujolais. Different wineries in Beaujolais offer different types of setups for the tasting and tours but most experiences take at least 1 hour. For each wine tasting and tour experience for Beaujolais presented on our website, you will see a bullet point list of what you can expect to experience.

Use our interactive Beaujolais map to browse wine tastings and tours close to Mâcon, Villefranche-sur-Sâone and Belleville.