Special Tour for the Wine Auction of the Hotel Dieu

16 May 2014

On the thirdSunday in November, hundreds of barrels of the recent harvest are sold to the highest bidder in a charity wine auction . This historic event, which took place this year on November 16, has evolved into a A-list rendez vous for the  power players in the international wine industry…

November 12-16,2014

 Wednesday, November 12e  – Paris 

  • Arrival in Paris CDG AIRPORT, during the afternoon
  • Arrival in Paris CDG AIRPORT, during the afternoon

Welcome by our “wine guide” English speaking and transfer by coach to the Center                of Paris

  • Accommodation in an three star hotel –in the center of Paris (near the Opera and Galleries Lafayette Shop)
  • Dinner in a very nice restaurant “The 1728”

… in the restored salons of the Hotel Mazin La Fayette, built in 1728, a space dedicated to inventive cuisine, wine creators, where collectible objects, paintings, sculptures and music flirt with each other…

  • Return to the hotel and overnight in double room.

 Thursday, November 13e  – Paris

  • After breakfast, guided visit of Paris: Opera, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Montmartre
  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant in Montmartre.
  • During the afternoon, free time in Paris for shopping.
  • Cruise dinner …Enjoy the wonderful landscape of Paris by night aboard a famous tourist river boat…
  • Return to the hotel and overnight in double room.

 Friday, November 14e – Beaune / Côte de Beaune

 

  • After breakfast departure to Beaune by train (TGV : 1h50 from Paris)
    • Arrival in Beaune in the morning:   Accommodation in a nice three stars hotel in the center of Beaune.
  • Guided visit of Beaune

Situated in the heart of prestigious vineyards, like Pommard, Corton-Charlemagne, and La Romanée-Conti whose names make wine lover’s eyes sparkle. Beaune is also a city of art with the master element of the town’s heritage: the Hôtel-Dieu (Hospice de Beaune) and its multicolored roofs.

  • Wine tasting lunch in a welcoming “table d’hôte” in Puligny-Montrachet. During this lunch you will learn a lot about the wine you will taste thanks to the sommelier.
  • During the afternoon Continuation for a walk of discovery trough the famous vineyard.Dinner in a magnificent XVII century cellar.
  • Return to the hotel and overnight in double room.

Saturday, November 15e  – Beaune

 

  • After breakfast, tasting of Hospices‘s wines….

You will have the opportunity to taste the best Grands Crus…

  • Lunch in a traditional brasserie of Beaune….
  • Tasting of regional product at the Wine market

Facing the Hôtel Dieu in the center of Beaune, in the beautiful surroundings of the Franciscan church (XVth century), the Wine Market has a vault of old vintages which contains rare bottles, a collection of wines from the Hospices de Beaune and wines from Domaines of Burgundy

  • Special Wine Auction Dinner in Pommard

Evenings in the Bailiwick are under the sign of friendliness and are open to all wine lovers of Pommard. It’s the opportunity to share our passion for Burgundy and our land, our traditions and cultural, as well as our expertise.

Through the different wines selected with the utmost care by our winemakers, you will discover all the subtleties of agreements between the wines of Pommard and Burgundian gastronomy.

  • Return to the hotel and overnight in double room.

 

Sunday, 16e november – Côte de Nuits and Wine auction

  • After breakfast, departure to the Grand Crus Vineyards: Romanée-Conti, Chambertin, Vougeot, Musigny.
  • Visit of Chateau du Clos de Vougeot,

The clos de Vougeot was originally a wine farm, built in the 12thlcentury by monks from the nearby Abbey of Cîteaux.  The Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin acquired the Château in 1945, and started to restore it, turning it into the seat of the Order.

  • Lunch in a traditional brasserie.
  • During the afternoon you will attend the world’s famous Wine auction

On the third Sunday in November, hundreds of barrels of the recent harvest are sold to the highest bidder in a charity wine auction. The historic event, which took place this year on Nov. 16, has evolved into an A-list rendezvous for the power players in the international wine industry

  • 18:00 transfer to Beaune station.

 

End of the tour.

 

 

Please contact us if you need more information (Inrollment for the tour  by e-mail )

Limited number of participants


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