It is increasingly difficult to find and buy Burgundy wines. There are, however, still cellar-door shops at some estates that sell the wines they produce direct to consumer.
My recommended few – more to come
I have decided to promote some of these (the good ones), as they actually have wines available, often at quite reasonable prices given the open-market context.
Domaine Michel Voarick – la Boutique
Wine estates that sell to private customers are quietly disappearing in Burgundy; many have now abandoned the domaine shop and, largely, direct retail to private clients. But some domaines keep up the tradition, even estates producing really good wines. One such is Domaine Michel Voarick in Aloxe-Corton. The Domaine shop is in the core of…
The Official Guide: all or most
The official tourist cellar guide “Vignobles & Découvertes” will provide all you need to discover Burgundy’s estates, producers, and coops and taste their wines.
It lists more than 200 cellars in Burgundy. “Vignobles & Découvertes” is the French certification dedicated to wine tourism. It is a qualitative benchmark, and you can use it with complete confidence to plan your visit.
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