If there is a region where wine and food are part of life, it’s Burgundy! Hoping to discover its vineyards by road will add one to enjoy the wealth of the region.
> The wines of the Mâconnais and Beaujolais (20 min)
Reds, whites, rosés, our wines are from a secular know-how and a tradition. They are born of the soil, exposure, ideal conditions, inspiration men madly in love with their profession. These men who open their heart by welcoming you in their cellars.
The winemakers of Saône-et-Loire invite you to meet them in their fields or during events organized throughout the year.
Be the actors in special meetings, take the road of wines Mâconnais-Beaujolais!
The « Wine Route Mâcon-Beaujolais» leads in Saône-et-Loire; it is marked by signs « Follow the cluster. » This is where the wines are from Macon, the Pouilly, Saint-Veran, Passetoutgrain, Viré-Clessé (many are white) … Reaching the Rhône, one arrives on the territory of Beaujolais (St Amour, Julienas Chénas, Moulin-à-Vent, Fleurie, Chiroubles, Morgon, Régnié, Côte de Brouilly, Brouilly), sometimes associated with divine Burgundy beverages, sometimes considered separately.
Maps and guides to ask the campsite reception.
click on the map to see the wine route Mâconnais-Beaujolais
To go further:
The family of Burgundy wines extends its territory between Auxerre and Macon. Its vineyards cover in close to 29 500 hectares and have 101 registered designations of origin. Grape varieties that are primarily Black Pinot, Chardonnay, Gamay, Aligoté, it draws red, white and rosé (claret). These are monks in the Middle Ages, began to organize the production of wine, creating « closed » (properties) and « climate » (specific production areas) around their abbeys; the best known are Cluny and Citeaux. Dukes of Burgundy and the kings of France were then reinforced these foundations on which today still rely heavily Burgundian wine economy which contribute four thousand domains worth putting all their characteristics (basements, microclimates …).
> The roads of Burgundy wines
The « Route des Grands Crus of Burgundy » is considered a royal way. It crosses in fact part of the Côte d’Or where the most prestigious vineyards are located. After visiting Dijon, you reach the ancient village of Marsannay and the canton of Gevrey-Chambertin and vineyards of Nuits-Saint-Georges where you have the castle (twelfth century) Clos de Vougeot, headquarters of the famous Brotherhood of the Tastevin (this is the tatar dish in which we taste wine cellar). Then this is the Côte de Beaune (city worth a stop, especially for its hospices), Pommard, Volnay and Meursault … the « route of the great wines » extends the Route des Grands Crus from Santenay. Until Saint-Gengoux-le-National, it makes you discover the Chalonnaise region through a charming village to another: vineyards, groves, Romanesque churches, castles, Canal du Centre …
> The discovery of the famous vineyards of Burgundy is accompanied by beautiful delicacies. It is also that the holidays!
Near the Camping:
– The relay Dompierrois (Dompierre les Ormes)
– L’auberge du Lac (in Dompierre les Ormes)
– Restaurant St Cyr in Montmelard (10min)
– Restaurant L’Embellie at St. Cecilia (10 min)
– The Gibl ‘O’ Thyme Gibles (10 min)
– The Farm Hostel Mother Case (20 min)
Burgundy has no less than 33 Michelin starred restaurants:
– Restaurant de la Poste Charolles – 1 star- (30 min)
– House Lameloise in Chagny – 3 stars- (1:30)
– Le Relais Bernard Loiseau in Saulieu – 3 stars – (2:30)
This restaurant list is not exhaustive but is our selection. To learn more, please visit the sites of the region’s tourist offices. We are also happy to give you more information according to your tastes and your desires.