Chateau Changyu AFIP Global BeijingBeijing produces not only Erguotou ( a legendary firewater - a kind of Beijing Vodka, a distilled liquor, generally 40-60%), but also one of the best wines in the world - Changyu Wine from Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Beijing.
Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Beijing is the joint venture of China, America, Italy, Portugal and other countries. China side is Yantai Changyu Group co.,Ltd. which has invested RMB360 million yuan. It is the best of the four chateaus managed by Yantai Changyu Group co.,Ltd. The chateau has four functions: brewing, tourism, training and leisure. It was opened to the public June 23, 2008. It is located in Miyun County, northeast of Beijing, one hour drive from downtown Beijing.
If you are going to sampe Chinese wine on a day from Beijing, it is worth visiting Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Beijing, a French-style Chateau set in the countryside, about 80km in the northeast of Beijing.
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Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Travel Route: Drive along Jingcheng Highway (Beijing - Chengde Expressway), exit at Exit 17, then turn left and drive 300 meters, you will see the site of Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Beijing.
To avoid possible traffic congestion on Jingcheng Expressway, we start our excursion to the vineyard at 7:00am. The Jingcheng Expressway links downtown Beijing to Huirou District, Miyun County and Chengde. Chateau Changyu AFIP Global is located in Dongbaiyan Village, Jugezhuang Town, Miyun County of Beijing. Jingcheng Highway Exit 14 for Huairou District and Exit 17 for the Chateau.
After driving past Exit 14 (Huairou District), I find the traffic is thinning out. The four lane expressway is a good chance to exercise our car used with limited high-speed in downtown Beijing.
Before 8:00am, we reach the entrance to the Chateau Changyu AFIP Global. It is a little overcast and the sun is shily hidden behind white clouds. Behind the huge gate is the Reception Center. Chang Yu Wine Products are on sales and display. Chateau Changyu AFIP Global now has become AAAA national key scenic area in China.
The high and European style entrance to Chateau Changyu AFIP Global.
The building behind the huge entrance is the Tourism Reception Center where you have many options of wines and buy your tickets for visiting the Chateau as a whole. Kindly remind that you'd better purchase your wines after at the end of your trip to the vineyards, the small European-style hotel houses and the main castle in the Chateau.
Inside the reception center, you have many options of wines.
Changyu Wines on display
To visit the Chateau Changyu Afip Global, you are required to buy entrance tickets. Two kinds of tickets: CNY60 ( AFIP Castle + AFIP Village); CNY100 （AFIP Castle + AFIP Village + Wine Tasting)
Buy your entrance tickets at the reception desk inside the Reception Center
The Chateau Changyu Afip Global Guide Map
The Chateau Changyu Afip Global Beijing is mainly composed of the Reception Center (wines and entrance tickets), several vine yards, AFIP Village (European-style hotel houses), AFIP Castle (museum, cellar) and a beautiful lake. Now Chateau Changyu AFIP Global now is an AAAA national key scenic area in China.
A vine corridor leading to AFIP Village and AFIP Castle
The AFIP Village is a small European-style hotel compound which has various rooms including standards, singles, suites and apartments. All rooms are typical of European décor and are equipped with European furniture, lamps and artwork. Red wines are also available in room.
The entrance to AFIP Village
Eurropean style buidlings
Liquan Palace and the Virgin Mary Church in the AFIP Village
The AFIP Castle is a three-story building with one basement for the cellar. The first floor is designed for showcasing the Chang Yu Wines and Changyu wine production line. The second floor is for the museum introducing the history and developemnt of Yantai Changyu Group co., Ltd. The third floor is for wine tasting and meeting rooms.
The outlook of the AFIP Castle
The first floor of the AFIP Castle is designed for showcasing Changyu Wines
The basement of the AFIP is for the cellar ( Now photography is forbidden inside the cellar)
The AFIP Museum is on the second floor. Zhang Bisi founded Changyu Winemaking Coporation in Yantai, Shandong Province in 1892 AD. So Changyu Winery has a history of over 120 years.
The third floor of AFIP Castel is for wine tasting
The third floor is also designed for companies to hold meetings and senmiars in an elegent and quite place accomppanied by Changyu wines.
Vineyards and AFIP Castle
The lake and AFIP Castle
More vineyards in Chateau Changyu AFIP Global Beijing
Why hesitate! Chateau Changyu AFIP Global is a place you savour Changyu Wine and enjoy a pleasant escape from the busy city center of Beijing
Chateau Changyu AFIP Global hotline: 0086-010-89089999
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