Hidden Gem – Le Richebourg

Wine Tour in Burgundy based at Le Richebourg

Wine tour in Burgundy - Credits Hotel le Richebourg

At a glance

Region: Burgundy
Type of Tour:
Duration: 3/4 Days
Guide Price: from £517to £1080 per person
Number of Meals: 2 breakfasts + 1 dinner + 1 lunch (3 Days)
3 breakfasts + 1 dinner + 2 lunches (4 Days)
Number of Winery Visits: 4 wineries (3 Days)
6 wineries (4 Days)
Number of Wines Tasted: Approximately 17 (3 Days)
Approximately 30 (4 Days)
Tour Transport: 1 day of visits on bikes (3 Days)
1 day of visits on bikes + taxis transfers to the wineries on the second day (4 Days)
Dates / Availability: Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year.

Trip Summary

Whether you are looking for romance, rest or relaxation, the 4* hotel Le Richebourg is the place to enjoy a perfect holiday. Ideally located in the heart of the Burgundy vineyards, the hotel offers a wide range of top-quality services, such as a spa and a gourmet restaurant to ensure guests a reinvigorating stay. Your trip will start with a tutored tasting session at the hotel’s winery followed by a delicious dinner at the hotel’s gourmet restaurant. Please note that drinks with dinner have not been included as part of the package price and can be ordered and paid for locally on the evening.

Wine tour in Burgundy- Credits Beaune Tourisme © studio piffaut
Wine tour in Burgundy - Credits Leflaive

On the morning of day two, bicycles will be delivered to you at the hotel. A picturesque 20 minute ride will firstly take you to a first family-run estate in a neighbouring Côte de Nuits village, where you will enjoy a tour followed by a tasting of their Pinot Noir red wines. For lunch, you will be welcomed as the guests of the authentic family-owned Domaine Comte Sénard, in Aloxe-Corton, where you will enjoy a visit of the vineyard, Les Clos des Meix, as well as the 13th Century cellars. The visit will conclude with a three course traditional lunch, during which you will have the unique opportunity to taste six different wines, complemented further by comments from one the estate’s sommeliers.

You will then take a leisurely cycle back to Vosne-Romanée, where you will end your day in style with a VIP tour of a premium winery, which will include a visit of the cellar, explanation of the wine-making process and tastings of five different wines produced at the estate with a Burgundy truffle. If you would prefer to have pre-booked and pre-paid taxi transfers as opposed to cycling, we would be more than happy to arrange these for you. A supplement of £55 per person would apply (based on two people travelling).

On day three, you will be picked up at the hotel by a pre-booked and pre-paid taxi. You will firstly be taken to the famous village of Puligny-Montrachet in the Côte de Beaune, where you will be welcomed as the guests at one of the biggest names in the village. The experience will include an hour spent in the vineyards, learning all about the work undertaken here, before returning to the winery, where you will enjoy a tour of their estate and cellars. Following the tour, you will be invited into their tasting room, where a broad tasting of nine wines from the Côte de Beaune (including a Premier Cru wine) will be offered alongside a delightful three course lunch. The owners and staff are very gracious hosts and the wine tastings and meal always prove both enjoyable and enlightening. In the afternoon, your taxi will return to take you to the magnificent Château de Chassagne-Montrachet. here, you will enjoy a full tour of the Château’s beautiful cellars dating back to the 11th and 14th Centuries, and your tour will conclude with tastings of five wines from across the region. You will be taken back to your hotel at the end of the day.

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Outline Itinerary

Day One

  • Upon arrival in Vosne-Romanée, check into your preferred room grade at the 4* Hotel le Richebourg.
  • Enjoy a tutored tasting of three wines at the hotel’s winery followed by a three course dinner (excluding drinks) at the hotel’s gourmet restaurant.
Wine tour in Burgundy- Credits le Richebourg
Wine tour in Burgundy - Credits Richebourg

Day Two

  • After breakfast, bicycles will be delivered to the hotel. Your tour day will comprise of :
  • A tour and tastings at a family-run winery in one of the neighbouring Côte de Nuits villages.
  • A wine tasting lunch in Aloxe-Corton including six different wines, as well as a visit of the estate’s vineyards and 13th Century cellars.
  • A VIP Tour of the cellar with an explanation of the wine-making process at a Vosne-Romanée domaine, followed by tastings of five of their wines with a Burgundy truffle.
  • We will provide you with a list of recommended restaurants in the area, and we would be delighted to reserve you a table at any of these for dinner.
Wine tour in Burgundy - Credits- Beaune Tourisme © J. Piffaut
Wine tour in Burgundy

Day Three (Optional)

  • After breakfast, you will be met at the hotel by a pre-booked and pre-paid taxi.
  • You will firstly be taken to one of the biggest names of the quaint village of Puligny-Montrachet. Here, you will enjoy a fascinating vineyard workshop and a full visit of the estate followed by a delicious three course lunch with nine tastings.
  • After lunch, your taxi will take you to the breath-taking Château de Chassagne-Montrachet for a full tour of the authentic cellars and tastings of five wines from across the region.
  • You will be taken back to your hotel at the end of the day.
Wine tour in Burgundy
Wine tour in Burgundy

Final Day

  • After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel.

(ii) The outline itinerary is indicative and is subject to minor changes depending on supplier availability. Availability cannot be guaranteed until we have received a confirmed booking, together with the deposit payment (or payment in full where the dates of travel are in less than 60 days). If the named accommodation / visits are not available, we will endeavour to find suitable alternatives of a similar grade; this may be subject to a supplement or a rebate depending on the price available.

Accommodation

Great value for money

Hamish- Oxford, UK

Package Prices

These prices are per person excluding any discounts and include all of the package elements detailed.

Due to market volatility following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, these guide prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

  • All prices of this wine tour in Burgundy are per person and based on two people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.
  • A £35 per person early bird discount applies to bookings confirmed and paid over 60 days before travel.
  • Single supplements and extra night prices are available upon request.
  • The package price is dependent on your specific travel dates. We are more than happy to provide you with a definitive price for your preferred set of dates.
Hotel Name Room Grade Star Rating Duration Price Per Person
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Privilege Room 4* 3 Days £552 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Privilege Room 4* 4 Days £951 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Prestige Room – Vineyard/Garden side 4* 3 Days £580 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Prestige Room – Vineyard/Garden side 4* 4 Days £993 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Prestige Room – Vineyard/Garden side with Terrace 4* 3 Days £599 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Prestige Room – Vineyard/Garden side with Terrace 4* 4 Days £1021 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Cocoon Room with Sauna 4* 3 Days £608 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Cocoon Room with Sauna 4* 4 Days £1035 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Junior Suite 4* 3 Days £610 Book Now
Hotel le Richebourg - Vosne-Romanée Junior Suite 4* 4 Days £1038 Book Now

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

Enhance your wine tour in Burgundy

Please contact us to request further details and a full list of tour upgrades.

If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you. To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of France! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! We would be delighted to arrange one or several extra nights at the hotel for you. Please contact us for prices.
  • Spend a night in Beaune. Beaune is the wine capital of Burgundy and home to the famous Hospices, where the annual wine auction is held. We particularly recommend the Hotel de la Poste, a grandiose and opulent 4* hotel, which ensures a comfortable and pleasant stay.
  • If you are driving from the UK, why not spend a night or two in Champagne? The drive from Calais to Beaune is around 5½ hours and therefore a large number of our guests enjoy spending a night or two en route. We are delighted to inform you that Champagne is a perfect half-way point and one of our favourite destinations! There are a large number of Champagne packages available on our web site.
  • Fall in love with Paris. Let us put together an itinerary for you in the city of love!
Wine tour in Burgundy - Credits Leflaive

Just wanted to thank you all for organising our trip. We had a marvellous time and all the organising was sublime - taxis appearing when they should and the sun was shining. We will definitely recommend you to all our friends.

Karen- Buckinghamshire, UK

Further Information

Travel to your wine tour in Burgundy

Given the wide range of travel options, the package price does not include travel. Please see our Burgundy Travel page for detailed information.

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To secure your booking, a deposit of £100 per person is required (or 20% if the price of your trip exceeds £500per person). Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before you travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail info@grapeescapes.net to request a booking form.

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