Located only two hours drive from Paris, the Famille Bourgeois puts its passion and values as winegrowers at the service of its village: Chavignol. Nestled at the foot of the Côte des Monts Damnés for ten generations, the Domaine offers to discover the Sancerre region through its gastronomic and touristic specialties which are dear to its heart.

Wine tasting

Come and discover the richness and diversity of our wines from the different terroirs of our region. An oenological and sensory experience to share in a timeless place dedicated to the discovery of our wines.

 

Our team at the Tasting and Sales Area team welcomes and advises you all year round in Chavignol:

 

Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm;

Sundays from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm.

 

In order to give you the best possible welcome, it is always preferable to announce your visit during the summer season or during busy periods (long weekends or public holidays for example).

Guided tour

During this guided tour, you will discover our cellars built on both sides of the main street of our charming village of Chavignol. You will learn all about the history of the Famille Bourgeois, its vineyards, the methods of vinification and maturation of the wines.

 

You will also discover the main characteristics and singularities of the vineyards of Sancerre and Pouilly-fumé which make this wine region unique.

 

This will be followed by a guided tasting of wines from the main terroirs of the region, accompanied by the famous Crottin de Chavignol.

 

Languages spoken: French/English.

Duration: 45 min. guided tour + 45 min. commented tasting.

Departures Monday to Friday at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm and Saturdays only at 10:00 am.

From March to October. Reservation required.

 

Price : 20€ per person

 

For all exceptional requests outside of this period, please contact us by e-mail.

Walk and picnic in the vineyards

We propose a gourmet winegrower’s picnic by Jean-Marc Bourgeois, chef of the Hôtel-Restaurant Famille Bourgeois in Chavignol. You will be able to savour it, during your walk on a table while enjoying a panorama on Sancerre from the famous Côte Des Monts Damnés.

 

Available from mid-April to the end of September.

 

A picnic box with local products

 

Berry lentil salad cooked by Jean-Marc, Sancerre ham prepared by the Charcuterie Traiteur du Beffroi, duck terrine made by La Bretonnière, Crottin de Chavignol from the Dubois Boulay cellar, Sancerre croquets cooked by Jean-Marc, mineral water.

 

For a complete and unforgettable experience, do not hesitate to pass by our Tasting Room to be able to mix your gustatory pleasure and the tasting of an exceptional bottle.

 

We will provide you with a detailed map of the itinerary, marked out with information points on the history of the vine and its culture in this emblematic place.

 

Price : 19,50€ (excluding wine)