What to expect at the vineyards : Welcome by the proprietor, visit of each domain, guided wine tasting while enjoying one part of a four-course meal…
All to live musical entertainment !
As you stroll from vineyard to vineyard (about 5 kilometres in all), guides from the Bourg area and local tourism office will answer your questions and provide
The Saturday evening tours will begin at 6 p.m. and end aroud 11 p.m. on each of three dates :
Friday : August 16, and September 6.
It is recommended to come with walking shoes, a shawl or light jacket for the cooler evening weather, and a flashlight, helpful for crossing the vineyards after
Programme and timetable for the 2013 « Balades Gourmandes »
- Welcome at 6 p.m. at Château FALFAS (located in BAYON). Visit of this historic landmark, linked to the English monarchy. Sampling of their wines, produced according to the « Bio-Dynamie » system, which will accompany the evening dinner starter course.
- Short hike to Château COLBERT (village of COMPS), featuring a guided visit of the family tool museum, housing and intriguing collection of equipment used by winegrowere today and in yesteryear.
- Then a walk south back to Bayon and into the vineyard hollows of Château de COTS, where wine production follows biological agriculture precepts. There the main dinner course will be served, accompanied by a selection of their « Côtes de Bourg » wines.
- Finally, a leisurely stroll retourning to nearby Château FALFAS, where musicians will perform as the cheese and dessert courses are enjoyed.
Reserve your preferred dates rapidly, as the number of participants is limited.
Cost of the « Balades Gourmandes » 2013 excursion : 60 euros per person.
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