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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 Worldwide œufs en meurette Days on October, the 11th and 12th of 2019 on the occasion of World Egg Day. The public will be able to attend the tasting session from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., follow a cooking class taught by the chef's brigade or watch the best chefs compete for the Worldwide œufs en meurette Championship® at 3:30 p.m. On Saturday October 12, we will extend the festivities with a new tasting session from 10:30 am to 5 pm.




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 ...

Program for Friday October, the 11th


10.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tasting of the legendary œufs en meurette from Clos de Vougeot


11:30 am

Round table "What's up in the meurette?" "

With Dominique Bruillot, Jean-Robert Pitte and Éric Briffard.


3.30 p.m.

Worldwide œufs en meurette Championship®


7:30 p.m.

The gastronomic dinner


The tasting offer includes access to the Castle , its cellar, its winery, and its courtyard; the chef's famous œufs en meurette accompanied by a glass of red Burgundy tastevined 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 Friday and the chef's brigade cooking lessons  on Saturday.

Program for Saturday October 12




Tasting of the legendary œufs en meurette from Clos de Vougeot



Cooking class about œufs en meurette

Reservation only, tickets at 129 €


2 p.m.

Child and adult cooking classes

Reservation supplement of 27 € in addition to the adult + child entry ticket


3.30 p.m.

Round table “What design and what fate for eggs? "

With Fabien Sauleman (Co-founder of Poulehouse), Guillaume Long (designer), and the first Worldwide œufs en meurette Champion Frédéric Vardon from the 39V restaurant in Paris.


Adult ticket 39€, The visit includes :




The legendary eggs in the dark at the vineyard of chef Olivier Walch




The essential red Burgundy glass selected by Tastevinage *




The delicious delicately vanilla floating island





Child ticket 19 €, the visit includes :




The legendary eggs in the dark at the vineyard of chef Olivier Walch




A succulent glass of chardonnay juice




The delicious delicately vanilla floating island

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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:


  • Environmental awareness workshop with the transformation of shells into small seedling pots and painting and decoration workshop on eggshells (under the supervision of parents from 3 years old).


  • "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 winery.


  • Tasting of juice and nectars with Nectars de Bourgogne.


  • Conferences and dedications


  • Cooking workshops (on reservation only)

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With family or friends

On the menu, œufs en meurette, a glass of Burgundy Tastevined 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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With family or friends


Saturday at 11 a.m. adults

€ 129 


During an hour and a half immersion in the daily life of our chef, learn all the secrets of the œufs en meurette.


Saturday at 2 p.m. or 3.30 p.m.

children + adults

€ 27


A 45-minute cooking class around the egg in parent and child pairs with chef Bruno Blancho.

Reserved for holders of an adult and child ticket.

Leave with a souvenir apron.


* To consume with moderation

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