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The Drouhin oenotheque regularly organizes
Events and Activities
The Drouhin Oenothèque regularly offers a variety of events and activities for wine enthusiasts. These experiences can be scheduled on specific dates, by reservation, or customized to your preferences upon request. Feel free to contact us for any personalized or private inquiries.
Thematic tastings: vertical tastings, blind tastings, Clos des Mouches, Hospices de Beaune, Oregon wines…
Food and wine pairings: cheese, truffles, eggs, chocolate…
Tasting tours through the vineyards: Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Chablis, Route des Grands Crus…
Dinners featuring wines: like Clos des Mouches, old vintages, Grands Crus, and even celebrations such as Independence Day with Oregon wines.
The 2020 wines of Beaune
Maximum of 14 people
Beaune, capital of Burgundy wines, is known for its rich history, gastronomy, the famous Hospices de Beaune, and the renowned wine Houses with their extensive underground cellars.
For over 160 years, all eyes have been on Beaune during its famous Hospices Wine Auction, which remains the largest wine auction in the world. With its 413 hectares of vineyards, Beaune has been the reference wine of the Dukes of Burgundy and the Canons of Beaune.
While white wines are more confidential, with only 44 hectares, they still shine on certain suitable terroirs. Today, Maison Joseph Drouhin is fortunate to own over 20 hectares in this historic appellation, including some emblematic terroirs such as Clos des Mouches and Grèves.
During this tasting, you will explore Beaune through the lens of the 2020 vintage, featuring a selection of six wines:
. Côte de Beaune Blanc 2020
. Beaune Premier Cru Clos des Mouches blanc 2020
. Beaune Premier Cru Cras 2020
. Beaune Premier Cru Clos des Mouches rouge 2020
. Beaune Premier Cru Grèves 2020
. Hospices de Beaune, Beaune Premier Cru Cuvée Maurice Drouhin 2020
Maximum of 8 people
€80 per person
Are you a true gourmet? So are we!
Thanks to our collaboration with Marie Simon, the 2018 World Champion of Pastry Arts, we invite you to join us for a sweet experience!
Because yes, the wines from Maison Joseph Drouhin can also be paired with delicious desserts. After careful experimentation, we are confident that our pairings will surprise and delight your palate.
This exclusive moment will take place in our historic 13th and 15th-century cellars, following a prior visit.
Here are the 5 wines, including village and Premier Crus, that you will be tasting:
. Chablis Réserve de Vaudon 2021 (or) Chablis 1er cru Mont de Milieu 2021
. Saint-Romain 2020
. Meursault Premier Cru Porusot 2017
. Volnay 2019
. Corton-Bressandes Grand Cru 1999
Please let us know in advance if you have any allergies. We will do our best to accommodate your needs and adjust our selection accordingly.
For your curiosity, you can follow this link: https://www.marie-simon.com/
Wines & Chocolates Tasting
90€ per person
Maximum 6 persons
Nine out of ten people are said to have a deep affection for chocolate... and the tenth one is of course lying.
So we have carefully crafted a harmonious marriage between wines and chocolates.
Allow yourself to be tempted by this extraordinary experience!
Come and explore the history of Burgundy wines through our historic cellars, spanning an area of one hectare and dating back to Roman times (6th century) all the way to the Kings of France, via monks and Dukes of Burgundy.
Next, indulge the tasting of 6 renowned Joseph Drouhin wines (including 5 Premiers Crus) sublimated by the delicacy of cocoa bean meticulously crafted by master chocolatier Sébastien Hénon.
Meursault Premier Cru "Charmes" 2020
Savigny-Lès-Beaune Premier Cru "Aux Clous" 2017
Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir "Cuvée Laurène" 2017
Beaune Premier Cru "Cras" 2017
Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru "Damodes" 2020
Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru "Cazetiers" 2015
To learn more about our collaborator Sébastien Hénon, visit: https://www.sebastien-henon.com/
Duration of the tour and tasting: approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes
You can make a reservation by phone at 03.80.24.68.88 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Address: Place du Général Leclerc, 21200 BEAUNE
Maximum of 6 people
€50 per person
Do you love challenge?
Then this tasting experience is perfect for you. Join us in a friendly atmosphere to test your skills and embrace the excitement of uncertainty while achieving success.
Blind tasting is a playful exercise that reveals the true characteristics of a wine. Perhaps we will be able to guess the appellation or even the vintage... There are beautiful surprises awaiting us. We will discover that we should always trust our senses, as they are sharper than we think!
To accompany the wines, traditional Burgundian gougères will be served, enhancing the overall experience.
Duration of the visit and tasting: approximately 1.5 hour
Minimum of 4 people required
The dukes' Paulée
Maximum of 44 people
€290 per person
On the occasion of the 163th Hospices de Beaune wine auction festival, we are pleased to propose you the first « Dukes' Paulée », taking place in the ancient Burgundy Dukes and France Kings' cellar. The « Paulée », wine auction's symbol, is a synonyme of sharing and conviviality. It's simple : we are in charge of the aperitif and the dinner. You will bring one or several of your nice bottles, so we will share together ! This year, it will be a musical atmosphere thanks to the participation of the New Orleans jazz group « little treme » where Charleston sounds would be lively !
Sit down to table like real Burgundy gourmets, you will juste have to savor some courses from the chef Didier DENIS and to raise your glass !
- This event is limited to 44 persons
06 :00 p.m : Rendez-vous at the Oenotheque - place du général Leclerc, in front of the Church Notre-Dame. Welcome toast, followed by the cellars tour and the tasting of « cuvée Maurice Drouhin » in Beaune Premier Cru from the Hospices de Beaune, by the barrel.
08 :00 p.m : Dinner served into the old Parliament cellars.
- A selection of salmon : Beech wood smoked sawdust - confit with anis seed - rillettes with Charentes butter - marinated tartare salmon
- Scallop skewers with Thai herbs. Soft Polenta with black olives
-Honey caramelized duck breast, crispy forest mushroom candies Morello cherries sauce
-Caribbean ceps, Guayaquil chocolate, exotic fruit minestrone, cocoa sherbet, mango coulis
For a better wine and food pairing, don't forget to balance between whites and reds.
Saturday of Hospices de Beaune wine auction: exceptionnal tasting !
On appointment or depending on availability
€50 per person
18th of November 2023
From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
No need to present this event anymore !
During your "balade" in the city where you will enjoy local food and meet people, come to visit us for a tasting of our wines and those from the Hospices de Beaune.
You will taste the wines below (3 whites wines & 3 reds wines):
- Chassagne-Montrachet 2020
- Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru Folatières 2020
- Beaune 1er cru Montrevenots 2017
- Côte de Beaune rouge 2020
- Beaune 1er cru Clos des Mouches rouge 2020
- Beaune 1er cru cuvée Maurice Drouhin 2020
The tasting will be commented and is proposed in french or in english. It will take place into the Parliament of the Burgundy dukes. Please make sure to have a booking (to be sure for having an access).
- 14 persons maximum per group
- Last: around 30 minutes
- For more informations, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org / 0033 (3).80.24.84.05