Huilerie de Beaujeu
At the heart of the old town, you’ll find rich evidence of Anne de France’s era, daughter of Louis XI, regent of France, and of the Lords of Beaujeu.
The Roman church Saint Nicolas, consecrated in the twelfth century by the Pope Innocent II.
The Beaujeu Hospices, dated 1240, boasts being the oldest wine candle auction house in the world. The sale has taken place since 1797.www.beaujeu.fr
The Domaine de la Grange Chartron, the Hospices’ wine growing estate, 81 hectares of Régnié, Brouilly, Morgon and Beaujolais-Villages appellation vineyards, that are being looked after by 13 wine growers. Tel.: +33 (0)4 74 04 38 87
The Sources du Beaujolais. An outstanding half-timbered house with an internal courtyard in golden stones and wooden galleries, where a museum on the history of Beaujolais has been set up. Place de l’Hôtel de Ville. Tel.: +33 (0)4 74 69 20 56
Huilerie Beaujolaise. Very smart bottles of oil, as well as vinegars and condiments are exposed such perfume bottles surrounded by art. In the window display, cookery books signed by the great chefs in a sign of appreciation for the shop’s oils. The old oil-mill is still operational and can be visited. 29 rue des Echarmeaux. Tel.: +33 (0)4 74 69 28 06 www.huilerie-beaujolaise.com