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The ultimate Bourgogne wine tasting: The 33 Grands Crus

Ecole des Vins de Bourgogne

The École des Vins de Bourgogne is open to all those, French-speaking or otherwise, who are interested in wine and in the Bourgogne winegrowing region. The content and duration of the courses, the educational materials used, the choice of speakers, the cost and options selected are tailored to every participant, whether they are beginners or fully-fledged wine buffs, restaurateurs or sommeliers, wine store owners or hotel schools, wine club members or journalists. 
 

Description

Indulge yourself and participate in a unique opportunity devoted exclusively to the appellation Grand Cru. This 3 days courses includes the tasting of the 33 Bourgogne Grands Crus.

We consider wine tasting skills necessary to assess and get the best possible of this exceptional course.
Our Grands Crus program is held in English by 2 Ecole des Vins wine experts.

Wine tasting are taking places in our professional tasting room.


In order to well understand the Grand Cru terroir notion and its impact, several landscape analysis are organized in the vineyards and 3 wine tasting at producer of Grand Cru estates. 


Conferences program, commented wine tasting, 3 estates visits, 3 landscape analysis, led by our wine experts. Commented tasting about forty Grands Crus wines; 5 meals in different places accompanied with Bourgogne wines from the prestigious BIVB cellar.
 

Wines tasted

  •  A geographical and organoleptic program devoted to the Bourgogne Grands Crus (Chablis, Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits).
  • Tasting of the 33 Grands Crus wines on different vintages and producers will be tasted.

Tasting meal

  •  4 tasting meals (3 lunches and 2 dinners) in gastronomic local restaurants are also provided with a selection of Bourgogne wines. 

Dates and prices

  •  Dates : 3 days course from June 14th to 16th 2018 (+ welcome diner on 13th of June)
  •  Price : 2 350.00 euros per person
     

Program

 

 

WEDNESDAY 13th JUNE 2018
Arrival in Beaune-Bourgogne
7.30pm  Informal welcome dinner at a restaurant in Beaune

THURSDAY 14th JUNE 2018
Bourgogne Wines, Chablis, Côte de Beaune
9.00am  Welcome at the Ecole des Vins de Bourgogne
Presentation on the Grands Crus de Bourgogne
10.30am  Chablis Grand Cru
12.45pm  Lunch at Le Montrachet restaurant in Puligny-Montrachet
3.00pm  Presentation in the vineyard of the terroir of the white Grands Crus of southern Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet
4.30pm  Visit followed by a wine tasting at a Côte de Beaune Grands Crus producer
6.00pm  Back to Beaune

FRIDAY 15th JUNE 2018
Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits
9.00am  The Côte de Beaune Grands Crus
11.00am  Visit followed by a wine tasting at at a Côte de Beaune Grands Crus producer
1.00pm  Lunch at restaurant l’Ermitage de Corton in Chorey-les-Beaune
3.00pm  Presentation in the vineyard of the terroir of Corton and Corton Charlemagne Grand Crus
4.30pm  Back to the Ecole des Vins in Beaune
The red Côte de Nuits Grands Crus – Part 1
6.00pm  End of the course
8.00pm  Gastronomic dinner at restaurant Le Clos du Cèdre in Beaune

SATURDAY 16th JUNE 2018
Côte de Nuits
9.00am  The red Côte de Nuits Grands Crus – Part 2
11.00am  Stroll in the Côte de Nuits vineyard
11.30am  The red Côte de Nuits Grands Crus – Part 3
Tasting at a Côte de Nuits Grands Crus producer followed by a lunch
3.30pm  Presentation in the vineyard of the terroir of Vosne-Romanée
4.45pm  Back to the Ecole des Vins in Beaune
The red Côte de Nuits Grands Crus – Part 4
Conclusion and handing out a personal honorary certificate from the Bourgogne Wine School
7.00pm  End of the Bourgogne Wine School services – Free evening

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Characteristics

  •  Confirmed level
  •  English language
  •  Duration: 3 days + 1 welcome diner prior the first day course
  •  Location: Bourgogne Wine School in Beaune, wine estates, vineyards of the Côte de Beaune and the Côte de Nuits
  • Number of participants: minimum 10 - maximum 15 persons

This course is open to everyone who justifies of an advanced knowledge of Bourgogne wines and tasting skills.

Ecole des vins / Burgundy wine school
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