Three rivers flow through Lyon: the Rhône, the Saône and… the Beaujolais! Come and discover France’s prettiest wine region and discover behind the famous label the unknown & preserved beauty of the “Pierres Dorées” or Golden Stones Country. Visit several medieval towns built in a unique yellow stones, meet winemakers at historic family wineries and taste award winning Beaujolais red & white wines.
Travel through beautiful rolling hills dotted with vineyards, cross several quaint medieval towns built in golden stones and see imposing castles.
Then, immerse yourself in history, “terroir” and tradition at a small family winery. With the winemaker himself, learn about grape growing and the unique beaujolais wine making process before tasting several Gamay & Chardonnay wines.
At lunch, enjoy the cuisine from “the terroir” in a little local Beaujolais Bistrot. Menus start from €18, not included.
In the afternoon, visit Oingt listed as one of the “152 Most Beautiful Villages in France” and stroll through a warren of little streets with unforgettable names: Trayne-bottom, Tyre-wool or Cut-throat hosting many artists and craftsmen boutiques.
Then, stop at another family winery and learn the subtle art of sniffing, swirling and sipping while you taste some more Beaujolais wines in a friendly atmosphere.