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Course: The Grands Crus de Bourgogne

Full price 215€
Place Beaune
Duration 3h
Tasting 8 Grands Crus
Audience Amateurs
Language French

A unique half-day for wine lovers from all over the world, taste 8 legendary Grands Crus de Bourgogne appellations.

Worth knowing

The Grands Crus course takes place on a Saturday. A unique half-day for wine lovers from all over the world. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Burgundy wines and discover, glass in hand, some of Burgundy’s legendary Grands Crus!
This exceptional wine tasting course, dedicated to the Grands Crus of Burgundy, reveals the entire history of a region, from its vineyards to the know-how of its winemakers.

This tasting course is open to all, although it is recommended for wine lovers with some prior knowledge of Burgundy wines and wine tasting.

Led by a trainer from the Ecole des Vins (oenologist or sommelier); educational documentation provided; lecture with video projection; commented tasting of 8 Grands Crus de Bourgogne appellations.


9h15 Welcome at the Ecole des Vins de Bourgogne
At the beginning of the session, each participant will receive an educational pack with a reminder of the art of tasting, as well as tasting sheets.

9:30 am The 33 Grands Crus appellations of Burgundy
Introduction: a reminder of a few key points about the Burgundy wine region
Grands crus de Bourgogne: history, geographical location, origin, classification, legislation and labeling

10:15 Burgundy wines:
Tasting methodology and techniques (visual, olfactory and gustatory aspects)

10:30 Guided tasting of 8 Burgundy Grands Crus

The white Grands Crus of Chablis and Côte de Beaune :
– Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos 2016 – Domaine Louis MOREAU
– Corton blanc 2012 – Domaine MAILLARD PÈRE ET FILS
– Chevalier- Montrachet 2015 – BOUCHARD PÈRE ET FILS

The red Grands Crus of the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits :
– Corton Les Hautes Mourottes 2016 – Domaine Gaston et Pierre RAVAUT
– Clos de Vougeot 2013 – Domaine Jacques PRIEUR
– Echezeaux 2011- Domaine des PERDRIX
– Clos-Saint-Denis 2012 – Domaine BERTAGNA
– Mazis-Chambertin 2017 – Domaine HARMAND GEOFFROY

12:30 pm End of training


Appellations and vintages subject to availability.