KA7 - MACON AND BEAUJOLAIS (8H30) – Price on request (From $204.60) – minimum 2 persons
Departure from Lyon
Daily from 09.00 to 17.30
In the morning, drive North of Lyon, take the famous wine road to the beauty of Macon wine country. Travel through Pierreclos and Vergisson towns before "hitting" one of the nature's masterpieces, La Roche Solutré (493 m.), a symbol of Southern Burgundy.
Stop to take pictures of this "sphinx" which dominates Macon vineyards also listed as a major Palaeolithic site in France.
Experience a warm welcome at a Macon family Estate in Fuissé town. Visit the winery and learn some secrets about the wine-making process and barrel-aging of chardonnays. Finally, taste a selection of Macon Chardonnay wines among themselves, the famous Pouilly-FuisséCru.
Feel all the finesse & freshness of these perfectly balanced chardonnays with a slight oaky finish.
Delight yourself with a nice winery lunch (cost Eur 30) serving typical Beaujolais cuisine. During the lunch, taste 6 wines from the winery, each course will be paired with a different wine.
In the afternoon, drive on the magnificent Beaujolais Crus wine road from North to South. Discover charming villages of Chenas, Fleurie, Villié Morgon, Regnié, etc before stopping at third winery.
- English Speaking guide.
- 3 wine-tastings