Bourgogne owes part of its identity and exceptional character to the passions and traditions that have shaped it. Several hundred industry professionals invite you to taste their wines at the estate, in the cellar or in their home. Vignobles & Découvertes offers a network of tourism and wine professionals in smaller territories to ease you in to the discovery of the wines of Bourgogne.
Come and discover Bourgogne, a rich and unique wine-growing territory, and make the experience an unforgettable memory.
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Created in 2009, « Vignobles & Découvertes » is the French certification label dedicated to wine tourism.
It is a qualitative benchmark, you can plan your visit in complete confidence.
More than 700 different wine-related activities are certified across the 4 main areas of the Bourgogne:
The label covers a host of activities including wine tastings, cellar visits, hikes, guided tours of vineyards or monuments, Bourgogne wines festivals and events and includes addresses for accommodation and eating.
These professionals all have a Vignobles & Découvertes sign on display at the entrance to their estate. They are committed to respecting numerous requirements: a friendly welcome (in French and other languages) and authenticity are the order of the day. The exceptional heritage of the winegrowing region is within reach thanks to an educational approach also guaranteed by the label.
Together, they make your stay in the Bourgogne wine region an unforgettable one.
Among all the « Vignobles & Découvertes » certified professionals, you will find more than 260 tourist cellars in Bourgogne.
Who better than a winemaker or négociant to reveal the secrets of vinification or the aromatic subtleties of an appellation?
Throughout your stay, your hosts will satisfy your curiosity by offe¬ring you tips and sharing secrets about Bourgogne wines, their parcels, their appellations, their history and how their varietals express themselves...
Find the list of all the certified wineries in the “Vignobles & Découvertes tourist cellars guide” and plan your visit.
"Wine Tourism Quality in Bourgogne"
The wineries are labeled "Vignobles & Découvertes" after completing the "Wine Tourism Quality in Bourgogne" audit, coordinated by the Bourgogne Wine Board and conducted by an independent and specialized agency. This audit checks the "Vignobles & Découvertes" criteria but also the quality of welcome. Thus, you have the guarantee that "Vignobles & Découvertes" cellars in Burgundy offer the best of wine tourism!
In Burgundy, some cellars only offer the distinction "Wine Tourism Quality in Bourgogne": this means that they offer a high quality welcome, but do not meet all the criteria of "Vignobles & Découvertes" (this may be the case if they do not speak a foreign language, for instance): do not hesitate to visit them, they are remarkable!