After the community of the same name south of Dijon named appellation for red and white wines in the Côte de Nuits an der Cote d'Or, It consists of two parts that are shared by the city itself. The northern part extends to the border of Vosne-Romanée, the southern part is partly in the municipality of Nuits-Saint-Georges and partly in the municipality of Premeaux-Prissey. It is guaranteed that king Louis XIV (1638-1715) was recommended by his personal physician Guy-Crescent Fagon to enjoy a ripe red wine from Nuits-Saint-Georges. Similar to that Hospices de Beaune there is also an annual one auction with a charity in March called "Hospices de Nuits". The administrative headquarters of the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin,
The mostly east to south-east facing vineyards cover 310 hectares of vineyards on pebbly alluvium in the north or muddy deposits from the Meuzin river in the lower sections, as well as deep limestone soils in the south. The red wines make up 300 hectares, of which 136 hectares are considered Premier Cru classified. You will often unmixed out Pinot Noir with a maximum of 15% in total Chardonnay. Pinot Blanc and Pinot gris generated. The white wines cover 10 hectares, of which 7 hectares are classified as Premier Cru. They are often made from Chardonnay and a maximum of 15% Pinot Blanc.
There is none as Grand Cru classified locations. The 41 Premiers Crus are Aux Argillas, Aux Boudots, Aux Bousselots, Aux Chaignots, Aux Champs Perdrix, Aux Cras, Aux Murgers, Aux Perdrix, Aux Thorey, Aux Vignerondes, Chaines Carteaux, Château Gris, Clos Arlot, Clos de la Maréchale, Clos des Argillières, Clos des Corvées, Clos des Corvées Pagets, Clos des Forêts Saint-Georges, Clos des Grandes Vignes, Clos des Porrets-Saint-Georges, Clos Saint-Marc, En la Perrière Noblot, La Richemone, Les Argillières, Les Cailles, Les Chaboeufs, Les Crots, Les Damodes, Les Didiers, Les Hauts Pruliers, Les Perrières, Les Porrets-Saint-Georges, Les Poulettes, Les Procès, Les Pruliers, Les Saints-Georges, Les Terres Blanches, Les Vallerots, Les Vaucrains, Roncière and Rue de Chaux.
Well-known producers are Domaine de l'Arlot, Bichot (Domaine du Clos Frantin), Bouchard Père et Fils, Jean Chauvenet, Dubois, Jadot, Alain Michelot, Nicolas Morin, Gérard Mugneret, Remorquiet and Jean Tardy. Some winemakers from Nuits-Saint-Georges have small ones plots in the famous Grand Cru location Clos de Vougeot,