Champagne tasting class & lunch near Epernay


  • Cellar visit at a family domain: Le Clos Corbier

  • Tasting tips about the secrets of Champagne

  • Workshop to train your nose and palate

  • Comparative tasting of 3 different Champagnes

  • Traditional lunch with Champagne and regional specialties


FOOD Lunch
LANGUAGE English, French
GROUP Min 2 pers.
TRANSPORT Not included
SCHEDULE 10.30 AM to 02.00 PM
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Visit a typical Champagne house near Epernay (Le Clos Corbier) in the village of Mareuil-sur-Ay for a wonderful Champagne tasting class and lunch. Take part in a playful Champagne masterclass and gain significant knowledge on the region and about Champagne tasting! Visit the Champagne cellar and enjoy a traditional lunch with homemade regional specialties paired with a variety of Champagnes.

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Arrive to a warm welcome at 10.30am in Mareuil-sur-Ay at a typical Champagne house in the middle of the Champagne vineyards (Le Clos Corbier). During the visit to the Champagne cellars dug in the 1850’s, you can see the traditional press and learn about the secrets of the Champagne making process. 

Take a seat and enjoy your Champagne tasting class with a Champagne quiz then train your nose to identify the different aromas and flavours that can be found in Champagne through an olfactory workshop. Get competitive as you attempt a blind taste test to identify 3 different Champagnes from small wineries all while eating some local snacks.

After your Champagne tasting class it's time for lunch and to immerse yourself into the French lifestyle with homemade regional specialties like paté en croute, Langres, or pink biscuit cake paired with a variety of Champagnes. You will also get to taste the local red wine Coteaux Champenois as well as the regional liquor Ratafia. 

 (The lunch can be adapted to allergies or specific diets).

Your Champagne experience ends after lunch around 02:00pm.



  • Local English speaking guide 
  • Small-group tour (Maximum 12 people) 
  • Entrance fees for visit and tastings at a family-run winery 
  • 6 tastings 
  • Lunch 



  • Transportation 
  • Personal expenses 
Guided tour house visit
homemade regional specialties
lunch and wine tasting


  • Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance : 100% refund
  • Cancellation under 24 hours in advance : no refund, no amendment
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise will contact the customer to reschedule or refund the total amount.

    Map of meeting point

    Meeting point*

    Meet us at 10:30am

    5 Boulevard Nicolas François Billecart
    51160 Mareuil-sur-Ay

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