A house full of history in an authentic vineyard

The Domaine du Mont Verrier, is a B&B from the XVIIth century in the heart of 40ha of vineyards, with a rare and important ampelography collection gathering more than 200 type of cépages...

Saint Germain Nuelles

Revitalize in Beaujolais

Located 25km from Lyon and 3km from l'Arbresle (train station, all facilities) our gîtes offer an ideal situation for your stay in Beaujolais des Pierres Dorées. For a week or a...


The balcony of the Fêtre

The perfect combination to well tasting and well sleeping. ...


Gîte Domaine du Barvy, a woman in the heart of the Brouilly

Meet a woman wine maker in the south of the Beaujolais wine region who leads her estate with a master hand. Spend a week or a weekend with your family and taste the flavors of the wines from here....

A diversity of terroirs 

Beaujolais suffered for a long time that its wines where too light or that they were consumed too early... Well some countries love it that way so Beaujolais Nouveau is still here and being enjoyed around the world! And now Beaujolais is also proud to show its terroirs, its 12 AOC and its 10 crus, all having their style and nestled in picturesque and beautiful sceneries. 

15 600 ha 12 AOC 10 Crus

At the south of Burgundy and a few minutes on the north of Lyon, Beaujolais is unique by its perched villages on the top of hills or in the heart of a small valley along 140kms. Mid mountain, forest and vineyards are typical landscapes and the region will know how to please tourists looking for authenticity. Considered to be the little French Tuscany, south Beaujolais is ideal to discover the different aspects of the region. The vineyard is leaning against the east of Massif central and planted between 180m and 550m high.

On the north of Beaujolais, "gore" (pinky granite soil from the region) spreads out and that is where we find the famous 10 Crus du Beaujolais. More on the south, argile-limestone and limon-argile soils see the beautiful land of Pierres Dorées (golden stones) caracteristics of the orange nuance that you will see on the houses built with those stones.

1/3 of wines produced are Beaujolais nouveaux. Production is mainly red from gamay of course but we can also find rare whites from chardonnay that you shouldn't miss when traveling here!   

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Charolaise meet, charcuteries, cardon (vegetable), charolais and saint félicien (cheeses)...

Who hasn't come to Beaujolais can't expect what to find in term of scenery and kindness of their inhabitants. Staying here is discovering treasures around the corner of a street or admiring what nature has the best to offer. We told you...  

Of course one meeting not to miss is the exit of Beaujolais nouveau always happening on the 3rd thursday of november! The occasion to be part of a unique celebration ! Join the Wine&Spirit Lodging Newsletter to hear about it!  


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