Cluny

Burgundy Gold Tour
- South Burgundy

Mâconnais, the iconic wine estate of south Burgundy is situated at undulating green hills, growing wine of nice flavor. Wota Lifestyle select a wine tour for you, combined with the Grand Cru wine tasting led by top wine experts, which makes you indulge in French life.

South Burgundy

With warm breeze blows, fresh grapes aroma spread around, the sweetness and elegance of south Burgundy is worth you to visit. Wota Lifestyle provides a grand tour of Burgundy led by professional wine experts. You can choose to go one of these six areas: Côte de Beaune, Côte de Nuits, Chablis, Grand Auxerrois, Bourgogne de Sud, Vignoble du Jura. Doors will open and Burgundy will reveal its many treasures.

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The Rising Star - Mâconnais

Located in north France, the world-famous Burgundy province has accumulated the history of wine making for thousands of years, making it rich in culture and history, which is definitely worth visiting. Mâconnais is the most representative estate in south Burgundy. Due to slightly warm climate, many hills, and mainly nice drainage calcareous clay, in the area more than 5,000 hectares, Mâconnais mainly produce Chardonnay, and then Gamay Noir red wine, and Pinot Noir, which is popular in Burgundy, becomes a supporting role here. Actually before the 1980s, most winery of Mâconnais only focus on growing grapes or making grape juice for wine merchants or cooperatives in Burgundy. Until the early 90s, they gradually choose to make home brew, which attracting many renown winery purchase, making the quality and flavor improved. The approachable taste and full aroma is easy to understand, making it a rising star in Burgundy.

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The finest white wine in Mâcconaise is from five villages and A.O.C. estate, including Viré-Cléssé, Pouilly-Fuissé, Pouilly-Vinzelles, Pouilly-Loché and Saint-Véran, and Pouilly-Fuissé is the most renown one, which the wine is fresh, rich and even sweet when aged many years. At the end of Pouilly-Fuissé stands Solutré cliff rock, a huge rock where has breathtaking view of endless countryside of Burgundy from top of the cliff. In view of that relative sight of La Roche de Solutré, there is historic Abbey of Cluny, built in year of 910, was once a important spot of Religious Reformation. You might as well walk into this tall abbey, and stroll between the corridor and wall sculpture, feeling the millennium time flow.

Pierre-Clos, the famous chateau in Burgundy, is located between La Roche de Solutré and Abbaye de Cluny. This time you are invited step into the chateau, and explore mysteries of the medieval castle and winery. In addition to wine, the sparkling wine lovers will follow the experts to explore the traditional making processs of Crémant de Bourgogne, making your travel much meaningful and fun.

 

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Drunk in South Burgundy

Wota Lifestyle “Burgundy Winery Tour: South Burgundy” tour extracts A.O.C. Village vineyards to save you from complicated information and uneven quality. You can now learn the essence of French wine with your five senses and the experts.

We offer transfer service of whole course and many types of cars to choose. You will be picked up  at Beaune/ Dijon/ Chagny Airport or any city nearby to the classroom. The tour starts from knowledge, culture, history and origin of wine, and then you’ll have experience as following:

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Admire the majestic Solutré cliff rock.
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Explore the making of Crémant de Bourgogne.
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Tasting of 12 great south Burgundy wines, including the renowned Pouilly-Fuissé and Saint-Véran.
# Wota VIP Exclusive #
Visit Château of Pierre-Clos.
Visit prestigious Abbey of Cluny.

 

At the end of the wine tour, you can choose go back to your departure point of the tour by transfer service, or you can stay at the hotels nearby. Customized tour is available, if you need to order lunch or visit any vineyards, please call Wota Lifestyle for further information.

Forget about all the difficult terms and expert commentary, when come to south Burgundy, we return to the essence and use the purest senses to taste wine, which will ease your stress and soothe your mind with Burgundy’s gentle breeze.

 

Wota Services

Our services include
  • Exclusive: Visit Château of Pierre-Clos.
  • Exclusive: Visit prestigious Abbey of Cluny.
  • Taste selected 12 wines from remarkable south Burgundy estate.
  • Transfer service of whole course.
  • A whole day with an English speaking Burgundy wine expert.
  • VIP services in the wineries.
  • Round-trip transfer to cities nearby.
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Duration:About 5-7 hrs
English / French
From 1 Participant per Case
Remarks
  • The price doesn’t include additional consuming such as meals and personal wine shopping.
  • Guests younger than 18 years is free to attend the tour.
  • The pick-up point is restricted for Beaune, Dijon, Change and areas around.
  • An order includes two person in a team. The minimum quantity per reservation is 2 persons.
  • Your reservation will be confirmed after having received a confirmation email from Wota.
  • Once your reservation has been confirmed, no change or cancel can be made.
  • The Burgundy wine that you taste may contained but not limited to the fruit of the following vineyards: Pouilly-Fuissé / Pouilly-Loché / Viré-Clessé / Pouilly-Vinzelles / Saint-Véran / Bouzeron / Rully / Mercurey / Givry / Montagny。
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