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Athenaeum

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Fantastic store with many wine items to view

I wouldn't normally write a review for a store, but this one is special. A must see when visiting... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Russ_Sharon
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San Francisco
Apology of wine

Huge place with a stunning variety of maps, books, accessories all around wine and of course wine... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Tanmouss
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Oslo, Norway
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Créé en 1989, face aux Hospices de Beaune, au coeur de la ville, l'Athenaeum est un espace pluriculturel de 1 200 m2 dédié au vin et à la gastronomie. Site unique, c'est une des plus grandes librairies de Bourgogne et la référence absolue pour tous...more
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5 rue de l Hotel Dieu, 21200, Beaune, France
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

I wouldn't normally write a review for a store, but this one is special. A must see when visiting Beaune. Right in the heart of town and it has so many interesting things to look at, especially items related to wine. Every time we visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Russ_Sharon
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Huge place with a stunning variety of maps, books, accessories all around wine and of course wine bottles.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tanmouss
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

It seems strange to have a shop as an attraction but we are pulled back to this place time and time again! The range of gadgets associated with collecting and drinking wine is incredible, many of which I have no idea what to do. Decanters,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DrCumbrian
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This shop has an unbelievable range of goods to suit all ages and pockets. We go here every visit and invariable end up buying something. This year was no exception. Much of the goods for sale are food and/or wine related but there are some...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank coling549
Reviewed July 23, 2017

I have been coming to Burgundy for 28 years and have visited this stylish store every time I have been in Beaune. Over the years it has expanded somewhat, it now has a wonderful section of objets du vin - housing wine glasses, decanters, openers,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ron H
Reviewed June 26, 2017

For those who remember Athenaeum in its prime, it can be slightly disappointing now: more cramped, less well stocked in some areas. However, some categories of items remain excellent - the wine books cover all regions of France and the wider world beyond, the cookery...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MontrachetJ
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We stumbled across this place in the historic centre of Beaune. As the other reviews note it is a large place with a massive selection of all things wine related. We saw some Cassis and wanted to make some Kir's so asked for advice on...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant place if you're interested in wine in any way - buying it, reading about it, or stocking up on related bits and pieces (the range of corkscrews alone is excellent - there is even a choice of one for opening old bottles...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank adrianloader
Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you are a wine connaisseur, this a MUST.they have every gadget, books, wine, glasses, etc... If you love food, they have books for everything Top floor is for kids, books, toys, etc.... You can buy every souvenir and gifts there. It is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Magali D
Reviewed May 26, 2016

A store for everything wine-related. Not only were they the only store in the city that had any bottles of Frederic Lafarge's stunning Volnay 1er Cru (a 2005 Clos de Chenes), they were also able to find us an incredible reusable six-shipper for us on...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank JCGBright
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