Wine Tastings and Tours in Burgundy

Burgundy is a must-see destination for every wine lover around the world. High-quality wine tastings and tours await for you to discover the secrets of wine production in Burgundy. There are numerous possibilities for wine tastings and tours in Burgundy. Here, you can enjoy your glass of fine Pinot Noir or Chardonnay, surrounded by endless vineyards, green hills, and picturesque French countryside villages. We are here to help you to choose the best wine tasting and tour in Burgundy, read our suggestions.

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

Wine tasting at Château De Chamirey, one of our partner wineries in Burgundy.

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A musical evening in a charming place of Burgundy.

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22 Rue Louis Bro, Chablis, France

An experience that combines history, gastronomy and wine.

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22 Rue Louis Bro, Chablis, France

Enjoy your stay in the remarkable region of Burgundy.

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22 Rue Louis Bro, Chablis, France

Let's have a wine tasting clubbed with a guided tour at Château de la Greffière

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Château de la Greffière, La Greffière, La Roche-Vineuse, France

Discover the history of Chablis during a wine tasting and tour at Domaine Laroche

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22 Rue Louis Bro, Chablis, France

Enjoy a wine tasting and explore ancient cellars and vineyards during your tour at Domaine Henri de Villamont

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Henri de Villamont SAS, Rue Docteur Guyot, Savigny-lès-Beaune, France

Fulfill your dream of exceptional wine tasting and having a tour at Château de Chamilly

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7 Allée du Château, 71510 Chamilly, France

Get ready to have a wine tasting and spectacular tour at Château de la Greffière

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500 route de verzé La Roche vineuse 71960 France

Treat yourself with a delicious wine tasting and guided tour at Château Pierreclos

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144 chemin du château Pierreclos 71960 France

A flavorful wine tasting and guided tour at Domaine Af Gros

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1 PLACE DE L'EUROPE, Numéro de la suite, intersection, place Pommard, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 21630 France

Discover the wine tasting and guided tour at Domaine Céline et Frédéric Gueguen, in Burgundy

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31 Grande Rue de Chablis, Préhy, France

Have a wine tasting and tour at Domaine de l'Echelette in Burgundy

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L'Echelette, La Chapelle-Sous-Brancion, France

Map of Burgundy Wine Region

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How to Get to Burgundy

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

Burgundy wine region is located in the central-east part of France and the two closest airports, if you are willing to start your wine tastings and tours in the north part, are Paris Orly (ORY), which is 170/200km away, or Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) that is 200/250km away.

If you want to start your visit in Mâcon to discover wine tastings and tours in Burgundy, you can lend at the Saint Exupéry Airport in Lyon (LYS) which is more or less 100km away, or at the Geneva International Airport (GVA) in Switzerland, 150/170km from the south-eastern appellations.

To start discovering wine tastings and tours in the Burgundy wine region, it’s better if you rent a car once you arrive at the airport or take a train to a station closer to the region.

If you decide to do wine tastings and tours in Burgundy, you can drive along the Burgundy Wine Trail, a 220km route that starts in Chablis and ends in Mâcon (or vice versa). Midway, you will arrive in Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy.

  • Here is some very detailed information about how to reach Beaune and take part in wine tastings and tours in Burgundy: A6, A31 direction Dijon and then Lille or Nancy; A38 towards Besançon or Basel.
  • If you take the motorway A6 : exit numbers are 24.0 (Savigny-Lès-Beaune / Beaune-Saint-Nicolas) or n° 24.1 (Beaune-Centre / Beaune-Hospices).
  • Chablis is 177km from Paris Orly airport and 220km from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, so if you decide to rent a car there, you need to drive southways following the roads that lead to Dijon or Mâcon.
  • If you arrive at the Geneva International Airport or in Saint Exupéry Airport in Lyon, drive towards Mâcon and then start discovering wine tastings and tours in Burgundy.

The easiest way to get to the heart of Burgundy, and participate in wine tastings and tours, by train is to arrive in Dijon with a TGV from Paris, Mulhouse or Lyon.
From Dijon central station, you can choose to get to four small stations in the Burgundy wine region: Beaune, Meusault (check for TER), Chagny or Santenay.

Another possibility is to take a train to Mâcon and then drive on the Wine Trail and look for wine tastings and tours in Burgundy.

Read More about Wine Tastings and Tours in Burgundy

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

There is a big selection of high-quality wine tastings and tours offered in Burgundy. The majority of the wineries offer a tour of their cellar together with the wine tasting experience. Others have different types of tours and not all have the visit to the wine cellar included.

Wine tastings and tours in Burgundy offer visitors the unique possibility to taste right on site the amazing wines produced in the wine region. Each winery has its own style of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, some have more spicy notes while some others are more fruity. Wine tastings and tours usually end with a glass of Grand Cru de Bourgogne.

Burgundy wines are always accompanied by a rich cheese platter, ham, cruiditées, or gaugères.

Two wines dominate the production in Burgundy: Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, also known as White Burgundy. After these two Burgundian icons, it comes Aligoté white wine.

This is what to expect to try during your wine tasting and tour in Burgundy:
– Burgundy is the motherland of Pinot Noir and here, it showcases all its best characteristics. Pinot Noir represents the Burgundian terroir and reflects earthy and floral notes. The most distinguishable aromas are of hibiscus, delicate rose, cherries, and earth.
– White Burgundy Chardonnay is a light-bodied white wine that features citrus notes, mainly lemon, that go perfectly together with cheesy aromas. Chardonnay from Burgundy pairs perfectly with light meals.
– During your wine tasting in Burgundy, don’t miss to taste Aligote, a very light and pale ‘relative of Chardonnay. You will enjoy the lightness and refreshing citrus aromas, especially during the summer months.

You will get the possibility to taste these amazing wines and learn more about how to pair them with food at the wine tastings and tours in Burgundy.

 

Burgundy is an amazing wine region that is worth visiting all year round. However, the best period could be autumn, just in time for harvest. Imagine visit going around for wine tastings and tours and witnessing the stunning colour of autumn leaves while winers pick up ripe and juicy grapes.

Spring is another great season for wine tastings and tours in Burgundy mainly because of the weather. In spring, vines are just starting to grow their new leaves.

Once you’ve completed your experience at wine tastings and tours in Burgundy, it’s time for you to discover this gorgeous French region. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss:

– Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy and a charming fortified city. Don’t miss the museum of Burgundy Wine to enrich your knowledge on the region’s production or to get a sneak peek at what you are about to experience at wine tastings and tours in Burgundy.
– Dijon and it’s mustard. Dijon is a historically and architecturally rich city and has a world-class gastronomic reputation.
– Mâcon, center of the Resistance. The city of Mâcon is a very interesting and relaxing place where to have a stroll on the Saone River.

For more travel tips, have a look at our Travel Guide to Burgundy Wine Region.

Some words to remember before you visit experience wine tastings and tours in Burgundy:

  • “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 Tasting and Tours in Burgundy, France

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

During a visit at a winery in Burgundy for a wine tasting and tour experience you can expect to both taste wines and experience the landscape of Burgundy. Different wineries in Burgundy 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 Burgundy presented on our website, you will see a bullet point list of what you can expect to experience.

Use our interactive Burgundy map to browse wine tastings and tours close to Dijon, Mâcon and Beaune.

Are you interested in reading more about Burgundy in France? Read our Travel Guide to Burgundy Wine Region section, or visit our selection of the very Best Wineries in Burgundy that you can visit during your stay.