An exclusive tour of
the prestigious cellars of the Drouhin family and the Hospices de Beaune. This tour is based on the true story of ancestor Maurice Drouhin during
World War 2.
for a memorable journey of hope, courage and ingenuity with this 3 hour tour which
will take you through nearly 2000 years of history.
The tour will
begin in our cellars, right where a wall was erected during World War 2 to
hide the family's finest wines.
In a second
phase, you will be taken to the Hospices de Beaune for a guided tour of this
remarkable medieval hospital. Founded in 1443, it was the city's main hospital for
over 500 years. Most members of the Drouhin family were born
there. Nowadays, it is better known for housing the annual charity wine
auction in November every year. You will get an exclusive access to sections
that are normally closed to the public, including to where Maurice Drouhin was
hidden by the nuns until the liberation of Beaune.
walk through the rest of our cellars which cover more than 2 acres below the city,
you will be guided through a tasting of 7 wines including the Hospices de
Beaune Premier cru 'Cuvée Maurice Drouhin'.
point: Oenotheque, Place du General Leclerc at 2.00 pm
to a maximum of 6 people
further information or to book this tour, click here.
Please don't hesitate to contact us to reschedule at a later date.