Follow the making of Crémant de Bourgogne as it happens!

Veuve Ambal, the leading producer of Crémant de Bourgogne, opens the door to its production site. Children and adults alike will be fascinated by this entertaining tour on a walkway overlooking the different production areas. Follow the guide to discover the fermenting rooms, ageing cellars ...and learn about the secrets of the "traditional method", or "champagne method" as it used to be called.

The essence of Burgundy

The first step of your tour. We will present the keys to help you understand Burgundy: the different vineyards, Burgundy's terroirs and climats, the appellation principle, the grape varieties used, etc.

The history of sparkling wines in Burgundy & Veuve Ambal

Continue your tour and discover the origins and birthplace of Crémant de Bourgogne. Go back in time through the history of "Veuve Ambal”, a family Maison founded by Marie Ambal in 1898 and established in the heart of Burgundy for 6 generations.

The fermenting room and bottling

Now you've reached the fermenting room: harvests, presses, varieties, vinification, blending, racking  areas and know-how to see and discover with our guides.

Where 16 million bottles sleep before your eyes

The ageing cellars: this is where our famous sparkling wines are born. Their origin will no longer hold any secrets for you.

Ingenious processes that will amaze you!

Riddling & Disgorging

Pass through the two next production areas and watch as the bottles are riddled and disgorged, two production steps characteristic of the traditional method and of Crémant de Bourgogne.

A mesmerising procession

Labelling the bottles

Last area before the tasting session: our bottles don their best finery. Watch the completely automated labelling process, a fascinating sight.

20 Crémants de Bourgogne for tasting.

And the final step: finding the Crémant de Bourgogne that you like. In the friendly setting of our shop, taste a selection of wines from the Maison's 20 Crémants de Bourgogne. You can also discover other iconic products of Burgundy: great Burgundy wines from Prosper Maufoux and André Delorme, Fallot mustards, Mulot-Petitjean gingerbread, Les Anis de Flavigny