Located only two hours drive from Paris, the Bourgeois family 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.

Tasting

Come and discover the richness and diversity of our wines from the different terroirs of our region. Open your senses for an oenological escapade and an experience to share in a timeless, luminous and perfectly adapted place.

 

Our team of the Tasting and Sales Area welcomes you and accompanies you all year long:

 

Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

Sundays from 10am to 12:30pm and from 2pm to 6pm.

 

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

Visit

During the visit and the discovery of our cellars built on both sides of the main street of our charming village of Chavignol, you will learn at the same time the history of the family, of its vineyard, of the methods of wine making and ageing of wines.

 

You will also discover the singularities and main characteristics 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 Chavignol goat cheese.

 

Spoken languages : French/English

All year round by appointment (contact us by mail or by phone)

Monday to Friday at 10am and 3pm

Saturdays only at 10:00 am.

Please reserve your slot in advance.

Price : 20€ TTC/person

Walk and picnic in the vineyards

We propose you a Berrichon picnic prepared by Jean Marc Bourgeois, chef and owner of the Hotel Restaurant Famille Bourgeois. You will be able to savor it, at the end of a walk… And even a climb, on a table set up in the middle of the vineyards while enjoying a breathtaking panorama of Sancerre from the famous hillside well named : Côte Des Monts Damnés.

 

Offer available from mid-April to end of September including:

 

A picnic box composed of local products: lentil salad from Berry, Sancerre ham, duck terrine (locally raised) and/or Loire fish terrine (organic), crottin ” Le Chavignol “, Croquets sancerrois, mineral water.

A detailed map of the itinerary marked out with informative terminals on the history of the vine and its culture on this emblematic place.

 

Price : 19,50€ (excluding wine)

 

For an unforgettable and complete experience, don’t forget to bring with you, at the time of your departure, a chilled bottle of Sancerre Blanc from this famous hillside that you will taste at the very place where the grapes were grown for its production.