Explore the beautiful Champagne region and discover how the delicate
effervescent elixir goes from grape to bottle. Travel through the Montagne de
Reims and the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay. Get to visit an independent Champagne grower estate.
11.15 am Your friendly guide will pick you up in Reims and take you to the most
famous vineyards of Champagne around Epernay. You will first be driven through
the “Montagne de Reims”, natural separation between Reims and Epernay. You will
get to admire the renowned “Avenue de Champagne”, home of the most recognized
and esteemed Champagne Houses: Moët & Chandon, Perrier Jouët, Pol Roger, De
Venoge... Hear about their stories and gain insight on how they have come to be
Be welcomed in a restored Champagne House and take a first step towards
the unique sparkling beverage World. Learn about the different aromas and
flavors that can be found in Champagne through an olfactory workshop and a
challenging tasting. Enjoy a nice regional lunch paired with Champagne wines.
Appreciate the charming hillsides of Champagne and
peek-behind-the-scenes of a family run boutique winery. Visit the traditional
press, vat room and cellar of an authentic Champagne grower. Stroll down the
cool cellar corridors and glance at the immense quantity of bottles slowly
maturing. Enjoy several tastings of their best–seller “cuvees” and find the
best values of Champagne!
Your effervescent tour ends at 6.00 pm.
If you come from Paris for the day, book your train in advance to be sure to have availabilities and low price. The best trains to take are :
- Morning train leaving from Paris Gare de l'Est at 7.58 am and arriving at 8.44 am at Reims Centre (pickup point)
- Evening train leaving from Paris Gare de l'Est at 7.15 pm from Reims centre (drop-off point) arriving at 8.01 pm at Paris Gare de l'Est