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Guided tour of Dijon through the centuries
Immerse yourself in history with a tour of DIJON through the centuries . Celtic era to 21st century through the medieval alleys, the shadow of the Dukes of Burgundy , the 17th and 18th century mansions, the madness of the Belle Epoque and the 20th century transformation! we will walk around the city , discovering the mysteries and anecdotes of this city in the extraordinary past, the present more than pleasant and the future promising . This chronological walk through the city of Dijon , with a maximum of 6 visitors to keep a human side, will allow us to discover all the facets of this open-air museum in a good mood;)!!! See you soon
Bike & Tasting in the Vineyards **
Come along the bike paths of one of the most prestigious vineyards in France, between old stones and heritage. Our walk will cross charming towns and villages, which make the reputation of the great wines of Burgundy: Marsannay-la-Côte, Fixin, Brochon, Gevrey-Chambertin No difficulty on the course, this walk is suitable for everyone! It will be punctuated by breaks to enjoy the decor, talk about the vineyard & the vineyard, taste local specialities (parsley ham, cheeses, etc.), all accompanied by a nectar from the region. Other things to note I adapt to the rhythm of everyone, accessible to everyone, for all levels!
Guided Burgundy Cheese and Wine Pairing
Guest will be welcomed in our 200 year-old cuverie where they will be treated to a course on wine and cheese pairing. The course includes six of our region's most emblematic cheeses and each cheese is paired with a Maison Shaps wine. The course is informative and meant to teach and allow guests to taste and understand the nuances of each product. This course is lead by a cheese monger and the manager of the winery and thus knowledgable on all products presented. **We cannot guarantee pairing events for less than 4 visitors, we will contact you in case of a changed reservation**
Cellar visit - Wine tasting and shop
We'll meet at the winery where we'll start introducing you to Burgundy regions and long lasting wines particularities, and we'll visit the cellars for a full understanding of our particular winemaking process. After that, we'll have a special wine tasting with some wines over 10 years old will be presented to you. All wine swill be available to sell. Price of the wines : 10 to 40 euros/bottle Tour Monday to Saturday, and some sundays.
A lunch to discover truffle
We will start at 11 am, introducing the history of our family business, do not hesitate to ask us questions, we love to share our passion. You will then be immersed in the universe of the truffle, with explanations on the different varieties, the conditions of culture, harvest ... You will then take action by following Julio, our dog specialist truffle on his training ground. You will discover its unique expertise! Once you have finished, you can sit down to enjoy a delicious truffle lunch, cooked on site by Christine and Delphine. We remain at your disposal to discuss our activity and share with you our best recipes. Other things to note You must have a vehicle to go to the place of the experience, there is no public transport to reach us.
Aloxe-Corton, its great wines
You want to discover the wine coast and the hill of Corton? This explanatory walk in the heart of the vineyards is made for you! Mythical village renowned for its great vintages like Corton-Charlemagne, we will leave together for three hours of visit within the prestigious Aloxe-Corton vineyard. We will discover this Burgundian wealth classified as World Heritage by Unesco: the “climats” of Burgundy! We will talk about the terroir, the vines, the wine and of course the viticultural “savoir-faire”. We will end this walk with a tasting of several wines in a local estate. A fun and pleasant way to discover our beautiful wines of Burgundy !! Visit and tasting in a wine estate included! The sanitary rules linked to the Covid-19 crisis are respected. 8 people group max. The guide will wear a mask and use hydroalcoholic gel. Wearing a mask is strongly recommended for participants. The itinerary is studied in order to respect the safety distances. It is everyone's responsibility to demonstrate responsibility for respecting the barrier actions. Other things to note Possibility to organize a private visit. Is the tour not available for booking? Do not hesitate to send me a message to know my availability !!
An Insider's Taste of Burgundy
We will start with a look at maps and other visuals of the region to give you a sense of the appellations, the notion of "terroir", and how the wines are classified here to offer a backdrop for the wine tastings. Then we will head into the vineyards and through the charming wine villages to discover the nectar of Burgundy. A typical day will include 3 wine tastings at small family domaines, where you will taste an array of their wines, often with the winemaker themselves. Between the visits we will be stopping in the vineyards to get a closer look at where some of the most famous and expensive wines in the world are grown. Learn about the viticultural methods specific to the region, and the origins of wine production here going back over 2000 years. Like a great wine, balance is necessary! We can include visits to a medieval castle or a famous historical site, and indulge in visiting some of the local culinary delights to be found here, including cheese, chocolates and truffles. And of course to fully understand Burgundy one should pair the wines with a delicious local meal... There is a cornucopia of great restaurants to choose from, depending on the style you prefer. Share your preferences of color and/or appellation, so I can create the best experience for you! A minimum of 2 guests, maximum 8. Transportation is not included, but I can help arrange it if you don't plan to have a rental car.
Burgundy by vintage vehicle
I am taking you to discover my hometown in a famous French vintage vehicle dating back to the 1960s/80s : a Renault Estafette Alouette. Here is the program for our 3-hour walk in the heart of the Burgundy vineyards in my vintage vehicle: -Visit a winery, discovering the wine making process and 4 tastings of Burgundy in the estate visited. - Several stops to admire the most beautiful landscapes of the region - An explanation of Burgundy history and vine work An unforgettable experience to discover the Burgundy know-how and the French lifestyle! To do with family, friends or even during a team building with your company. Booking information: - 2 people minimum to go in turn. - 7 people maximum in Estafette If you are more than 7 people, feel free to contact us by message. We have other vehicles available.
Share the truffle's secrets
After some words about my business, we will follow Julio, our best dog in truffle hunting. With his talent and your cheers, he will find and dig up Burgundy's black gold ! After these emotions, it will be the time to enjoy a taste of selected products. Other things to note You must have a vehicle to go to the place of the experience, there is no public transport to reach us.
Morvan Horseback Riding Hike
Pour adultes et enfants à partir de 10 ans confirmés, à l'aise dans les trois allures. Randonnée d'une demi-journée Après avoir choisi la monture la mieux adaptée à votre niveau et à votre stature, nous préparerons les chevaux. Nous partirons alors sur le tour équestre du Morvan et nous ferons le circuit des Pierres de Légendes, à la découverte du Perron murger, de la Boefnie, du rocher Arthur... ou nous irons découvrir le lac de Saint Agnan. Vous pourrez, après avoir traverser ruisseaux et forêts ombragées de sapins et de feuillus faire le tour du magnifique Lac de St Agnan sur un sentier entouré de petits monts boisés où le calme y est roi. Vous passerez aussi sur le barrage et irez marcher dans l'eau. Au retour, après avoir desseller les chevaux, nous prendrons une petite collation et partagerons nos impressions. Vous pourrez trouver plus de détails sur Les Isabaux - Bourgogne Tourisme. Contactez-moi aussi pour une randonnée d'une journée.
La belle échappée
Nous nous donnons rendez-vous au Cellier, notre caveau de dégustation à Pommard. Nous vous présenterons la philosophie du domaine, son histoire, puis nous vous emmènerons visiter notre parcelle de Pommard 1er cru Clos des Poutures Monopole. Enfin nous reviendrons au Cellier afin de faire une dégustation de 8 vins, dont deux villages, et deux premiers crus.
Visit Domaine Bourgogne - Wine Tasting with Oenologist
I welcome you at l'Œnothèque Dufouleur Frères, located in the park of the Château, where you can park inside for free (bicycle rack and parking for cars). I will introduce you to the production process, while exchanging with you and answering any questions you have about our vine management and winemaking techniques ; the main local grape varieties (Pinot Noir & Chardonnay) ; or the Climats de Bourgogne. We will then settle at the bar or in the tasting room (air-conditioned space), where I will present the 6 premium wines that have been selected for the tasting. If you wish, you will have the possibility to buy wines on site, by taking them immediately with you and/or by scheduling a shipment to your address (in France or in your country). At the end of the tasting, you can enjoy the park of the Château during opening hours. We have received the following quality labels : - "Vignobles et Découvertes" (national wine tourism label) - "Accueil Vélo" (= national accreditation scheme guaranteeing a high quality of welcome and services for cyclists using French cycle routes) The famous Château du Clos de Vougeot is located only 15 minutes away: come and visit us by bike :)
In Winemaker's shoes
Antoine, Julie, Léanie or Claude welcome you Rue Gaudin in the cellar of the estate, a vaulted cellar typically Burgundy. Then we will go on foot discover the vinyeards and its distinctive characteristic in the village of Santenay, finally we will bring you on a nice point of view to eventually take pictures. Then we will return at the cellar and we will tasting 2 wines from the village of Santenay : 1 white wines and 1 red wines accompagnied by appetizer from the region. If you have a car you will have the opportunity to discover the cuverie locates at the bottom of the village.
Gothic Wine Tour in a Médiévale Paradise
In Dijon I offer wine shops/co-op wine experiences that "we" could provide small wine delivery(DHL) straight to your home or just have fun. I'm a licensed importer/exporter & people always ask how to get wine home? 1. We'll meet at the train station (Dijon GARE) & walk. 2. Start with a wine tasting at the Market(Le Marché) and locals know on Tuesdays-Fridays-Saturdays it's where to be! 3. In the afternoon we'll continue with traditional French cuisine, and a wine pairing for lunch at my favorite restaurant (the area is from medieval times) 4. After or before lunch we will attend a wine tasting in a building dating back to the XVI Century! 5. "If there's time?" We'll stroll through time to our last glass of wine, at a cafe located on one of the oldest streets in Dijon. This street dates back to the 4th century, and a great place to unwind after the day. Or Have a mustard tasting, and a chance for you to purchase some gifts for home. Throughout the tour we'll talk about wine. I'll also explain a little history of Burgundy about what life was really like living in the castles(châteaux) in medieval times. Are you ready? Wear comfy walking shoes, bring a bag or backpack for goodies, and don’t forget your camera! Feel free to ask questions. I will be in communication with you the whole time.
Vol en Montgolfière - Côte de Beaune
L’expérience comprend: Le rendez-vous au château de Pommard avec le pilote et les équipiers La préparation de la Montgolfière (environ 45 minutes) Le briefing de sécurité par votre Pilote Une heure de vol aux panoramas mémorables Le traditionnel toast des aérostiers à l'atterrissage Le repliage de l'enveloppe (à laquelle vous pouvez participer) Le retour par nos soins au point de départ Nous vous promettons un voyage d’exception au grès du vent, aux panoramas extraordinaires au-dessus des terres Bourguignonnes. Vous survolerez les magnifiques paysages de côte d’Or, admirerez les célèbres Vignes de la Route des Grands Crus, et si le temps vous le permet, vous aurez peut-être la chance d’apercevoir le Montblanc et la chaine des Alpes. Les vols ont toujours lieu une heure avant le coucher de soleil quand les conditions météo sont favorables, nous vous donnons rendez-vous pour 3 à 4 heures d’aventure. Portez des chaussures fermées et pantalons, le décollage ayant lieu dans un champ