Posts from On the road

  • Staying in the Beaujolais region: a matter of taste

    Whether you're attracted to the hilly landscapes and the closely packed rows of vines in the Beaujolais region, particularly fond of the small villages surrounded by cru-producing vineyards or you’ve fallen for the Tuscan feel of the Pierres Dorées, you can find fantastic accommodation anywhere you go in the Beaujolais region.

  • The Beaujolais: a quality welcome

    A friendly welcome and a sociable atmosphere is part of the lifestyle in the Beaujolais region. Wine tourism professionals like winegrowers carry on this tradition by making a point of always extending a very warm welcome to visitors. And it works! Everyone who comes to the Beaujolais region leaves completely bowled over.

  • Postcard from the Beaujolais

    Imagine the scene: rows of vine plants, rolling hills and a village of golden stones in amongst the vines, and there you have the Beaujolais region. Well, a small glimpse of it at least.

    Because when it comes to panoramic scenery, the Beaujolais region has plenty to offer! Hills, plains, forests, rivers, sloping hillsides, grasslands, the views are all stunning and varied in equal measure.

  • On the trail of the cadoles in the Beaujolais region

    Cadoles are typical buildings in the Beaujolais region. They are charming, dry-stone huts in amongst the vines. Now often used as places to shelter during storms or to eat a snack or meal, they were once also used as storerooms or, on rare occasions, as a temporary home for winegrowers.

    When you're following the Wine Route, see if you can spot these unusual-looking huts, hidden in the heart of the vines…

  • The 2017 fête des Crus

    If somebody said to you "it's fête time in the Beaujolais region" many of you would automatically think of the third Thursday in November, the release date of Beaujolais Nouveau wines. It is the flagship event in the Beaujolais winegrowing area that is eagerly anticipated around the globe. But it's not the only fête.

    The Beaujolais region has many fêtes and festivals throughout the year. In the spring, there’s the fête des crus

  • Photos : Walk in Beaujolais

    There are many walks to do in the Beaujolais region through the vines.