Vougeot

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Vougeot
Château du Clos de Vougeot
Château du Clos de Vougeot
Coat of arms of Vougeot
Coat of arms
Location of Vougeot
Vougeot is located in France
Vougeot
Vougeot
Vougeot is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Vougeot
Vougeot
Coordinates: 47°10′38″N 4°57′51″E / 47.1772°N 4.9642°E / 47.1772; 4.9642Coordinates: 47°10′38″N 4°57′51″E / 47.1772°N 4.9642°E / 47.1772; 4.9642
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementBeaune
CantonNuits-Saint-Georges
IntercommunalityGevrey-Chambertin et Nuits-Saint-Georges
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Claude Charles
Area
1
0.88 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
181
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21716 /21640
Elevation233–275 m (764–902 ft)
(avg. 237 m or 778 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Vougeot is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of eastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1946205—    
1954194−5.4%
1962170−12.4%
1968164−3.5%
1975178+8.5%
1982197+10.7%
1990176−10.7%
1999187+6.2%
2009193+3.2%
2016180−6.7%

Wine[edit]

The historical wall-enclosed Grand Cru vineyard Clos Vougeot is situated within the commune and makes up most of its vineyard surface.

Notable people[edit]

Vintner Jean-Charles Boisset was born in Vougeot.[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Jean-Charles Boisset". French-American Foundation. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  3. ^ Kostrzewa, Susan. "Celebrate At Home With Jean-Charles Boisset & Gina Gallo". Wine Enthusiast. Retrieved 10 March 2016.