On 3 June 2018 (and every 2 years) the city of Auxerre (89 Yonne, BFC) holds its bi-annual celebration of the wines of the Yonne département – Fleurs de Vigne.
Along the banks of the river Yonne in the heart of the city of Auxerre wine fair when more than 100 winemakers from across northern Burgundy will be joined by numerous diversions to make a great day out – wine tastings, cookery demonstrations, nautical attractions, music, folklore processions, arts and crafts, photography etc.
The Yonne wines include Chablis, Irancy, Saint Bris and others.
For more info see www.ot-auxerre.fr
In the winter Auxerre holds its Christmas Market Marché de Noel along the banks of the River Yonne 14 – 15 December 2019.
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Heritage, gastronomy, vineyards, beautiful landscapes, festivities : all the ingredients required to be charmed ! Amazement, surprise and satisfaction guaranteed in Auxerre.
The vineyards have a special place in the region of Auxerre because of their ancientness (the vines have been grown since the 2nd century) and because of their reputation: Irancy, Crémant de Bourgogne… The vineyards of Auxerre get the label “Vineyards and Discoveries” in 2013, which distinguishes the wine-making destinations, proposing a complete offer of tourism products such as visits of cellars:
– Chablis vineyards
– Auxerre vineyards and its surroundings
The gastronomy of the region! It is a pleasure for the eyes and for the taste buds: enjoy a tasty and convivial dinner. Among the specialities: eggs in red wine sauce, snails, ham in wine sauce, beef bourguignon, choux buns with cheese, cherries, foie gras, truffle from Burgundy..