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Worldwide œufs en meurette days


The Château du Clos de Vougeot, the Mecca of French gastronomy, has a know-how recognized throughout the world, it is the undisputed temple of the œufs en meurette. Since 1953, this dish, one of the best symbols of Burgundian gastronomy, has been served with every meal organized at the château. For each reception, the menu varies, only the œufs en meurette remain at each menu. The castle's resident chef achieves the technical feat of serving 1,200 perfectly poached œufs en meurette in no more than five minutes to 600 guests.


The Château du Clos de Vougeot is organizing the third Worldwide œufs en meurette Championship on October, the 14th and 15th of 2023. The public will be able to attend the tasting session from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., the amateur competition on saturday the 14th and watch top chefs compete for the Worldwide œufs en meurette Championship® sunday the 15th.




With eggs, chefs, chickens, writers, a designer, tastings, discoveries, entertainment, cooking lessons, the Worldwide œufs en meurette Championship, round tables, dedications, burgundy wines*, a gastronomic dinner ... and many more surprises to come ...

The tasting offer includes access to the Castle , its cellar, its vat room, and its courtyard; the chef's famous œufs en meurette accompanied by a glass of red Burgundy wine* for adults and a chardonnay juice for children, as well as a delicious floating island for dessert; the round tables and debates that will take place in the castle's renaissance lounge, the children's entertainment in the courtyard, the Worldwide œufs en meurette Championship on Sunday and the Amateur competition on Saturday.


Program for Sunday October 13

Entries possible until 3:00 p.m.closing at 5:00 p.m.

Exceptionally, due to an event planned for Saturday 12 October at the Château du Clos de Vougeot, the Worldwide Oeufs en Meurette Championship will be held in one single day, Sunday.


9:30 a.m. - 11:50 p.m.

Amateur oeuf en meurette competition

Main cistercian Cellar

9:30 a.m. - 11:50 p.m.

Round table "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?"

Georges BLANC (3* MOF Chef), Mireille SANCHEZ (author)

and Cyril ROUQUET-PREVOST (Chef)

VAT room

12:30 p.m.

Award ceremony of the amateur competition

Main cistercian Cellar

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Tasting of the legendary oeuf en meurette from Clos de Vougeot

12:30-5:30 p.m.

Worldwide Œuf en meurette Championship®

Main cistercian Cellar

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Demonstration of the MOF chef's oeuf en meurette recipe

Fabien Pairon, 2023 Worldwide oeuf en meurette champion

VAT Room

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

XXL Meurette Show

by Christophe Lavelle researcher at CNRS

VAT Room

7:30 p.m.

Gastronomic awards evening (ticket only)

Large Cellar

Ticket office

Adult ticket 39€, The visit includes :




The legendary Château du Clos de Vougeot Œufs en Meurette 




The Burgundy red wine glass 




The delicious delicately vanilla floating island




Child ticket 19 €, the visit includes :




The legendary Château du Clos de Vougeot Œufs en Meurette 




A succulent glass of chardonnay juice




The delicious delicately vanilla floating island

Chick Ticket (- 7 years) free, the tour includes




A delicious glass of chardonnay juice and a delicious slice of gingerbread


Activities for children on the egg and the chicken thematic:


  • "Whose eggs are these?" Fun and educational workshop to learn to recognize and identify the different forms of eggs (hen, quail, partridge ... etc).


  • Chickens and chicks from the Lower Court : young and old can approach and pet dwarf chickens and chicks from the Ani'nomade association which values ​​the links between animals and humans through animal mediation.


  • The SEB and Poulehouse exhibitions in the castle's Wine Presses Room


  • Tasting of juice and nectars with Nectars de Bourgogne.


  • Conferences and dedications




With family or friends

On the menu, œufs en meurette, a glass of Burgundy wine* accompanied by a gourmet dessert.

For children, tasting of Burgundy Nectars, entertainment and many other surprises.




Adults € 39

Children 19 €

Free for chicks

(less than 7 years old)

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