Fleurie, Brouilly, Morgon, Moulin-a-Vent, Chiroubles, St Amour, Juliénas, etc. Discover the Beaujolais "Crus" Region where the elite Gamay wines are produced! Along this wine tour, as you drive through charming towns with beautiful castles, let us introduce you to some of the most renowned Beaujolais wines at a small family Estate & in the magnificent cellar of a Chateau.
This morning/afternoon, after a short drive north of Lyon, travel on the beautiful Beaujolais wine road. Go through several picturesque small villages surrounded by vineyards and take pictures of stunning sceneries.
With your guide, learn about the "terroir" and the different characteristics of the Beaujolais wines appellations and its 10 crus wines.
Then push the door of a Château winery. Discover some secrets about grape growing and the different steps of the unique Beaujolais wine making process called "semi-carbonic" maceration before wine-tasting several Beaujolais Crus wines in the beautiful Chateau cellar.
Later, cross Chiroubles and Villié-Morgon towns before passing near the Mont Brouilly, a strikingly beautiful dormant volcano covered by secular vineyards.
Then, climb at Fleurie's Chapel for a stunning breath-taking view on the Saone Valley. On clear days, you may have the chance to see the Alps and the Mount Blanc
Finally, meet a passionate wine-maker, visit his small winery before wine-tasting several "Crus Beaujolais" wines in a friendly atmosphere.
Duration: Morning: 9am – 1:15pm, Afternoon: 2-6pm