Journey through Beaune Burgundy with Joseph Drouhin

Journey through Beaune Burgundy with Joseph Drouhin

Delve into the heart of Burgundy's winemaking legacy with Joseph Drouhin at an exclusive wine dinner.

by: Kaitlin Dewar
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Embark on an extraordinary culinary journey with a special wine dinner, featuring the renowned wines of Joseph Drouhin from the captivating Burgundy wine region. Explore the rich terroir of Burgundy, specifically Beaune, known for producing some of the world's most sought-after wines. Delve into the history of Maison Drouhin, a prestigious domain in Burgundy since 1880, where Pinot Noir and Chardonnay thrive in Premier and Grand Cru vineyards. Hosted by Laurent Drouhin, Export Director for North America and the Caribbean, as well as Julian Simard-Gillis, Post Hotel’s Wine Director, the night guarantees a delightful fusion of culinary pleasures and a journey into oenophilic wonders. Immerse yourself in the legacy of Burgundy's winemaking tradition, where each sip transports you to the heart of this illustrious wine-producing region.

Event Details:

Date: March 15th, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m. reception / 7:00 p.m. dinner

Joseph Drouhin Wine Dinner Package Includes one night's accommodation, welcome reception, one six-course dinner per person with wine pairings, all gratuities.

Dinner Value: $750

Burgundy's Enchanting Beaune - A Sip into Vinicultural Bliss

Nestled in eastern France, the Burgundy wine region, encompassing the revered Beaune, stands as a haven for wine enthusiasts. Renowned for its exceptional terroir, Burgundy, and specifically Beaune, produces some of the world's most sought-after wines. The region is steeped in winemaking tradition, with vineyards draped across picturesque landscapes. Explore the nuanced flavors and rich history of Burgundy wines, where every sip transports you to the heart of this illustrious wine-producing region.

Joseph Drouhin - Crafting Burgundy's Finest Since 1880

For almost a century and a half, the Drouhin family has been a mainstay in the heart of Beaune representing some of the best wines of Burgundy. In today’s wine world, it’s a rarity to find larger reputable houses that are still in family hands, however Maison Joseph Drouhin has managed to buck the trend with respect to its longevity, while simultaneously maintaining an impressively consistent level of quality throughout that time.

Founded in Beaune in 1880, this is one of the most famous and well-respected domains in Burgundy. Joseph Drouhin forms one of the largest Burgundy estates, planted with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Remarkably, most of the vineyards are classified as Premier and Grand Cru. Today, Maison Drouhin is run by Joseph’s four grand children; Philippe, Véronique, Laurent and Frédéric.

Laurent Drouhin - Bridging Burgundy's Heritage and Modernity

Laurent Drouhin, growing up amidst the vineyards and cellars of his family's estate, fondly remembers playing in the "cuverie" and roller-skating through the cellars. Despite pursuing a banking career after graduating from Ecole Supérieure de Gestion in Paris, his heart remained in Burgundy. In 1993, he transitioned to sales for Joseph Drouhin, eventually becoming the sales manager for the French capital, overseeing a team serving restaurants, retailers, and collectors. Today, as the Export Director for North America and the Caribbean, he blends commercial expertise with a passion for communication and public relations. Based in New York since 2005, Laurent, with his creative spirit, finds a perfect match for the American lifestyle, even though he asserts that his heart belongs to Burgundy. Outside work, he enjoys sailing and has recently developed a passion for golf.

Package Terms & Conditions:

Your reservation will be guaranteed with an advance deposit of one night’s room and tax. The dinner component within your Wine Dinner Package is non-refundable. Our cancellation policy for your accommodation is 72 hours prior to arrival. Should you cancel within 72 hours of arrival or fail to arrive, we reserve the right to retain the deposit. To avoid a charge of the deposit amount, please notify our office by 4:00 p.m. MST 72 hours prior to your arrival should you need to cancel.

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