Michael & Christie Shaps reside in the United States in Virginia where they own a winery. Michael studied winemaking in...More information +
Michael & Christie Shaps reside in the United States in Virginia where they own a winery. Michael studied winemaking in Beaune in the 1990s. While Michael is a renowned winemaker in Virginia, he returned to Burgundy in 2005 and purchased a house and winery in Meursault, an ideal place for him to call his home-away-from-home and produce Burgundian wines. The Shaps' rent their house, called Charmelieu, and produce wine under the name Maison Shaps.
2 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 8
Left on Nov 15, 2012 for a stay in October 2012
We recently stayed at Charmelieu for a week in October, and can honestly say that it was one of the best vacation rental experiences we have ever had. The house is historic, charming, and tastefully decorated, everything we had hoped for. It is an easy walk to the town center, where there are several great restaurants, a grocery store, butcher, pastry shop, etc, and a short drive to some fabulous…