Cellar visit and Champagne tasting class near Epernay


  • Tasting tips about the secrets of Champagne

  • Workshop to train your nose and palate

  • Cellar visit at a family domaine: Le Clos Corbier

  • Comparative tasting of 3 different Champagnes

  • Local snacks "Amuse bouche"


FOOD Fingerfood
LANGUAGE English, French
TRANSPORT Not included
SCHEDULE 04.00 PM to 05.30 PM
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Visit a typical Champagne house near Epernay (Le Clos Corbier) in Mareuil-sur-Ay and tour its traditional cellars owned by a local family. Take part in a playful Champagne masterclass and gain significant knowledge on the region and about Champagne tasting. Enjoy your tasting with sweet treats and finger food!

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Your Champagne experience starts with a warm welcome at a Champagne house in Mareuil-sur-Ay (Le Clos Corbier). This is a beautiful and typical Champagne house, surrounded by its Champagne vineyards. Enjoy a visit to their Champagne cellars which were dug in the 1850’s. As you go your guide will tell you all about the the traditional press and the secrets of the Champagne making process.

After your tour it's time to take a seat and enjoy your Champagne tasting class. Start with a Champagne quiz then train your nose to identify the different aromas and flavors that can be found in Champagne through an olfactory workshop. Get competitive as you blindly identify 3 different Champagnes from the family including one Grand Cru Vintage. You will enjoy some local sweet treats and finger food paired with your Champagne! (It can be adapted to allergies or specific diets) 

Two sessions available:

  • 11:00am to 12:30pm
  • 4:00pm to 5:30pm



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



  • Transportation 
  • Personal expenses 
  • Lunch
Guided tour of a typical Champagne house
champagne tasting class
afternoon tasting Champagne


  • 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*

    Le Clos Corbier
    5 Boulevard Nicolas Francois Billecart
    51160 Aÿ-Champagne

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