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Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction

From 13/11/2020 to 15/11/2020

The Hospice de Beaune - Inside courtyard

With press events, public festivities, and an historic world-renowned wine sale, the Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction weekend, which runs from 14-16 November, is a key wine festival that is not to be missed!

Press programm

Friday 13 November: 148th Fête des Grands Vins de Bourgogne
From 9am, come and sample the 84 Bourgogne AOCs at the Palais des Congrès in Beaune. The morning session is reserved for the press and officials. Visitors can stroll the aisles, tasting the wines that they are most interested in.

At 11am, there will be a special press tasting of the wines for the Saint-Vincent Tournante 2021

The tasting will be open to the public all day on Saturday 14 November and in the morning of Sunday 15 November.

Saturday 14 November: Press tasting of Hospices de Beaune wines
At 3pm, Ludivine Griveau, winemaker at the Domaine des Hospices de Beaune, will host tasting press experts to sample the wines of the 2020 vintage that will be auctioned the following day. By invitation and reservation only.

Sunday 15 October
At 9:45am, the press conference for Bourgogne wines and the Hospices de Beaune will be held at Les Halles in Beaune. This will include a presentation of the charitable organizations that will benefit from the auction of the “Pièce des Présidents”, an announcement of the volumes expected from the 2020 harvest, and other news.

At 2pm, the wine auction will begin at Les Halles in Beaune.


Plenty more events are being organized for this weekend. To find out more and for further details on this historic auction. The press invitation will be officially sent by the end of October.

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