At the heart of the Serein and Armançon valleys
The Chablis vineyard and the Tonnerre vineyard can be found on the rolling hillsides of the Serien and Armançon rivers respectively, both tributaries of the Yonne.
The renowned Chablis appellation represents ¾ of production of the Yonne vineyard!
In this area, you'll be able to taste
- some dry and fruity white wines (appellations Petit Chablis, Chablis, Chablis Premier Cru, Chablis Grand Cru and Bourgogne).
- You can also taste red wines and rosé wines thanks to the Bourgogne Epineuil.
- Make sure you try the Crémant de Bourgogne, the perfect pre-dinner drink!
Back to the origin of Chablis
The Obédiencerie de Chablis
This 9th century monastery is where Chablis was first produced, and still houses today the maturing cellars for the Premier Cru and Grand Cru Chablis, produced by the Domaine Laroche. Every year, at the beginning of the summer, come to the "Nuit de l'Obédiencerie" for an evening of concerts and tastings.Find out more
The Chablis vineyard was developed by the Cisterician monks in the 12th century inside this other religious monument.Visit Pontigny Abbey
Visitors looking for beautiful monuments won't be disappointed when they see the Renaissance châteaus of the Tonnerois. These buildings bear witness to the Royal connections in this province.
Lots of festive winemaking events to choose from
- Saint-Vincent Tournante with the Confrérie Vineuse des Piliers Chablisiens (Bacchanalian Fraternity)
- Chablis wine and flowers market
- The Fête des Vins de Chablis
- The Salon des Vins et des Hospices de Tonnerre
- Les Pressées Tonnerroises
- Venise & Vins au Palais, at the Château d'Ancy-le-Franc