Just imagine living the chateau life with a select group of foodies, learning the culinary delights of Burgundy, shopping the local markets, barrel and wine tastings in local domaines, producing fresh seasonal feasts with some of Australia’s greatest chefs….
This morning is market day in Beaune; where we will design tonight’s menu and purchase the wonderful produce that is so famous here at this colourful and vibrant market.
The afternoon is spent in the chateau kitchen working with your chosen chef, culminating in a fabulous dinner at the chateau accompanied by wonderful Burgundy wines from the Cote de Nuits and Cote de Beaune, selected by our resident sommelier, Alexandre Philippe.
An early morning walk along the Canal de Bourgogne before a morning Masterclass with Alexandre at the chateau. Here Alexandre will explain the complexities and appellations of the Cote de Nuits and the Cote de Beaune.
After a picnic lunch in the chateau’s park, you will have the afternoon in the kitchen for your second class with your chosen chef.
An easy start to the day; mid morning we travel to the Cote de Nuits for a visit and tasting at a renowned domaine before heading back to the chateau.
Free time at the chateau in the afternoon before heading to the gorgeous village of Beaune for dinner.
Market day in Dijon’s Les Halle – Burgundy’s largest market place, designed by Gustav Eiffel, to create the menu for this evenings’ dinner.
Lunch will be enjoyed at a market bistro before heading back to the chateau for your third class in the kitchen.
Today will be the final cooking class at the chateau; however prior to this we will have a local artisan visit the chateau to discuss and demonstrate the ‘art du tonnellerie’.
This morning we travel to Gevrey-Chambertin for a lunch and wine paring at a family domaine, followed by a visit to the vineyards of Vonse-Romannee, including Romanee Conti, Richebourgs, Romanee Saint Vivant, La Tache.
In the evening we will enjoy a degustation dinner after enjoying a Champagne aperitif in the gardens of the Abbaye de la Bussiere.
After a leisurely breakfast we bid farewell to the chateau and travel back to Dijon for your onward journey and reflect on the past weeks…..