Have you dreamed of taking a French cooking class? Or perhaps you've always wanted to learn pottery making from an artisan in a small French village. Explore this list of delightful experiences, classes and activites around our holiday cottage in Meursault, near Beaune. The French countryside is full of wine, food, and crafts masters who are happy to share their expertise-- but finding a list of them is nearly impossible. We've done the legwork, walking around town and scouring the web to compile this list of special experiences and atelier classes in Meursault and in nearby villages like Beaune. If you're staying in our holiday cottages, we're happy to help arrange a personalized experience. Just contact us for more info.
Enjoy a tactile exploration of your creativity with various forms of clay at Atelier Bleu. The local artisan potter offers two- and four-day workshops, for adults and/or children, in a relaxed environment. Bring a group of friends (and a bottle of wine) for a private gathering, or reserve a spot at the table during open hours. Call ahead for reservations.
Learn how to give old furniture new life from a master at shabby chic furniture techniques. Learn about surface preparation, painting, waxing, and return home with your own creation. Bring your own piece or the teacher can source one for you.
Chateau de Pommard offers six different wine and food experiences, including a class on how to taste wine, an exploration of the Climats de Bourgogne, a harvest experience, a gourmet food and wine pairing experience, and even a wine tasting in which they distract your kids while you enjoy yourself. All tasting experiences must be booked in advance: Reservations.
Learn about the region's wines over a paired 3-course lunch at Olivier Leflaive Restaurant in Puligny Montrachet. An expert will guide you, wth climats map in hand, how the terroir impacts the wine and then you get to taste for yourself. The tasting lunch is available with 3 or 4 tastings including several Premier Cru wines and an option to upgrade to Grand Cru wines. The food is delicious and the pairing is perfection. From 65€.