The Heart of Burgundy

The regions of Burgundy need little introduction, with pinot noir and chardonnay revered as some of the best wine in the world. Explore some of its finest producers and enjoy exquisite cuisine on this very special trip.
Tuesday 10 – Friday 13 October 2023
Price of £2,595 pp*
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*£2,595 pp includes all drink, food, hotel stays and travel throughout the mini-break unless specified otherwise. Please note that return travel to the event is not included. All tickets to this event will be charged in GBP. Tickets must be purchased in pairs.

DAY ONE, TUESDAY 10 OCTOBER

Travel to France and make your way to the five-star Hostellerie Cèdre & Spa in Beaune. Your evening is at leisure.

The Heart of Burgundy event officially starts the next morning.

DAY TWO, WEDNESDAY 11 OCTOBER

After breakfast, visit one of Burgundy’s most respected wine producers, Olivier Leflaive. Start with a vineyard tour exploring the terroir and appellations, before meeting with Olivier and enjoying a wine-paired lunch. Next, a visit to Hospices de Beaune, one of France’s most prestigious historic monuments, for a guided tour.

In the afternoon, there’s an exclusive tour and tasting at Joseph Drouhin, the family owned and much-respected domaine and négoicant, with hand-selected, rare vintages. Dinner is at one-Michelin-starred Clos du Cèdre.

DAY THREE, THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER

Start your day with a visit to Domaine Faiveley, one of the largest estates in Burgundy. Enjoy a tour of the historic winery, followed by a tasting of top premier crus and grands crus.

Lunch is at the beautiful Château du Clos de Vougeot. That afternoon, visit the estate of Henri Gouges, one of the most respected wineries in burgundy, famed for his Pinot Gouges (a pinot blanc) for a tasting of six of their finest premier crus.

Dinner is an exploration of the art of Japanese living at celebrated Bissoh.

DAY FOUR, FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER

A private tasting with a wine adviser at Château de Pommard to immerse yourself in rarefied Burgundy terroirs. Taste six of their most sought-after cuvées and learn how to assess the qualities of an outstanding wine.

Take lunch at the gorgeous Le Soufflot in Meursault, before departing.

Terms & Conditions

Tickets must be purchased in pairs.

Price covers event costs, hotel stay, experiences throughout the trip and all food and drinks unless specified otherwise. Return travel to the event is not included.

Payment must be made in full using an eligible Centurion American Express® Card.

Availability is limited. This experience is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Details are subject to change.

All attendees must be 18 years or older to attend (Cardmember and guest).

All sales are final, non-refundable and resale is prohibited.

American Express will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole.

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