The best wineries in Beaujolais

Discover Fantastic Wineries of Beaujolais to Visit

Wineries in Beaujolais2021-02-12T15:01:50+00:00

Beaujolais is a historical province, famous for its vibrant, fruity red wines made from Gamay. Brouilly, Chenas, Chiroubles, Cote de Brouilly, Morgon,  and Saint-Amour are the most popular appellations and produce some of the finest wines. Wineries in Beaujolais are always open for guests and share their wines and winemaking history. You will find many amazing wineries near Arnas Village or Villefranche-sur-Saône as well as hundreds of other attractions to visit throughout the region.

Are you searching for tips or advice on wineries and vineyards to visit during your holiday to Beaujolais ?
We have provided a list of wineries in Beaujolais open for visitors with direct booking options through our website. At WineTourism.com, we are available to answer any questions and help guide you towards the best fit when planning your wine region experience in Beaujolais . We hope you will discover what makes the region special and enjoy your exploration of unforgettable Beaujolais!

Main building of château de pravins

Château De Pravins –  one of our partner wineries in Beaujolais, France

Browse through the best selection of outstanding wineries

Come to taste some wines of Morgon in this beautiful castle full of history.

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

Savor fine, modern and contemporary wines in Beaujolais.

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

Explore the range of wines at Château de la Terrière.

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Château de la Terrière, Cercié, France

Come to visit the first organic certificated winery in AOC Fleurie.

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Château des Bachelards, Fleurie, France

Relinquish the fine taste of the finest wines at Chateau des Ravatys.

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Château des Ravatys, Ravatys, Saint-Lager, France

Relish the Taste of the Old Wines.

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Domaine Christophe Pacalet

Producing great-tasting of red, white, rosé, sparkling rosé, wines

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140 chemin de la Deverriere 69210 - BULLY 69210 France

Discover the juiciness and richness of wines at Domaine de la Pirolette.

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Le Bourg - La Pirolette Saint Amour Bellevue 71570 France

Explore the family-run Domaine de la Ronze in Beaujolais

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40 chemin de la Vernaise Régnié-Durette 69430 France

Want to try different types of Beaujolais? Come to Domaine du Tane

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

Enjoy the Beaujolais wine in the well-designed cellar with fantastic landscape

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289 route de la Chaize odenas 69460 France

Discover Beaujolais wines as you never did before with this family-owned organic vineyard.

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Domaine de Crêt de Bine, Chemin du Martin, Sarcey, France

Map of Beaujolais Wineries

Discover the location of wineries in Beaujolais 

How to Reach Wineries in Beaujolais

Wineries in Beaujolais are easily accessible by different means of transportation. 

Lyon is second most important city of France. So, flights to Lyon are easy to find from all around 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 wineries 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,

Reach heart of Villefranche-sur-Saône and start discovering wineries in Beajolais.

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. Reach heart of Villefranche-sur-Saône and start discovering wineries in Beaujolais.

  • 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.

Read More about Wineries in Beaujolais

Everything you need to know about wineries in Beaujolais

Visit wineries in Beaujolais between April to October if you would like to have a 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.

Here you will find:

– Wineries with a long history of tradition and values
– Traditional family-run wineries
– Wineries following organic farming with ecological and biodynamic approach
– Mesmerizing natural views of granite hills and lush countryside.

Touring wineries in Beaujolais will help you learn winemaking techniques, philosophies with their great history and rich culture.

Almost all Wineries in Beaujolais have their own tasting room. In addition, Wineries, cellar houses and co-operatives offer guided tours where you can learn first hand what makes Beaujolais wines and Gamay grapes so special. Use the details from our website as the basis for your next winery tour, so you visit different areas in turn and taste the wines made by different wineries.

Most of the wineries in Beaujolais offers wide range of experiences starting from plain wine tastings to luxurious dining and everything in between. You can taste the fine quality Beaujolais wines either in the wine bar or in gourmet restaurants with delicious meals.

Have a look at our list of wine tastings and tours in Beaujolais.

The extensive growing of Gamay make Beaujolais one of the few regions of the world to be so focused on a single grape variety. Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Aligote are some of the minor grape varieties grown here.

Beaujolais is famous for its vibrant, fruity red wines made from Gamay. Some other wines produced here are White Beaujolais Blanc from Chardonnay and Aligote and Rose wines.

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 Wineries in Beaujolais

Selection of the most frequently asked questions about Wineries in Beaujolais

Most of the wineries in Beaujolais are located in the wine regions in the countryside. The best way to prepare a visit to a winery in Beaujolais is to book your visit in advance on our website.

Use our interactive Beaujolais winery map to browse wineries near Mâcon, Villefranche-sur-Sâone and Belleville.