Wine tasting weekend in Burgundy

Written by admin on April 21st, 2009

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This weekend, discover the famous wines of Burgundy at Chateau André Ziltener. On the road of the Great Wines lies this superb 18 Century Manor, nowadays a 4* hotel, built on the ruins of an old abbey. With its wine museum, its magnificent rooms and ideal location, the Chateau Ziltener is an ideal stop over to relax in style and learn about wine whilst tasting some of the finest bottles.
 
Included in your stay is a wine tasting session. Nowhere else in the world will the connoisseur find so many superior wines in such a small area: Gevrey-Chambertin, Nuits-St-Georges, Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru, Chambolles-Musigny 1er Cru « les Amoureuses », Chambertin Grand Cru, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru, Chablis 1er Cru, etc. In the cellars of the castle, you will taste some of the best wines of Burgundy, with the comments of the sommelier who will guide the tasting session. You will also be able to visit the adjacent wine museum.
 
Your Hotel:
 
Founded on the site of an abbey in 1709, the castle nests in the heart of Burgundy, surrounded by vineyards. Today a 4* hotel, the Chateau André Ziltener mixes style with antique furniture, comfort and sophistication. The cellars are unique in Burgundy and are the sanctuary of a real treasure. A wine museum is also adjacent to the cellars.
 
Your room:
 
The rooms are spacious and full of charm. They all have modern amenities such as satellite TV and internet access. The en suite marble bathrooms are decorated with care and all the rooms have an elegant and romantic touch.
 
Location :
 
Between Dijon and Beaune, Burgundy, France.
 
By train: TGV from Paris and Lyon to Dijon.
 
Contact Tematis on airtematis@tematis.com to organize a private flight or air taxi transfer to Chateau André Ziltener.
 
Dates :
 
This wine tasting weekend in Bourgogne is available from March to mid December and excluding saturdays.
 
Leisure on site:
 
Bicycles can be borrowed to discover the area.
 
Things to see and to do in the area:
 
The attraction of the area is the road of the Great Wines, which, from Chalon sur Saône to Dijon, takes you to visit most of the most famous vineyards in Burgundy and in France. This area is also full of old churches and abbeys to visit and admire. Or simply relax along the many little rivers.

To book this wine tasting weekend in Burgundy, visit Tematis : http://www.tematis.com/boutique/wine-tasting-at-castle-ziltener-in-bourgogne-france-p-113.html

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