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Morning Champagne tasting class & afternoon Epernay

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tasting tips about Champagne secrets

  • Discovery workshops to train your nose and palate

  • Comparative tasting of 3 different Champagnes

  • French aperitif with regional specialties

  • Tour of the Avenue de Champagne

  • Visit of the historical village of Hautvillers and its church

  • Visit and tasting at a family run boutique winery

  • Tasting at an other Champagne house

INCLUDED

TASTING Min. 9
APÉRITIF Included
LANGUAGE English, French
GROUP Min 2 pers.
TRANSPORT Minivan
DURATION 06h30

Join us for a tasting class in the centre of Reims in the morning. Go towards Epernay during a pleasant Afternoon and discover beautiful Champagne growers.

Your tour starts at 10.00am !

 

Be welcomed at our tasting room in the Boulingrin area (Reims city center) and take part in a playful Champagne Master class. Thanks to your Champagne expert host, gain significant insight on the traditional Champagne World, its history, geography and economy.

 

Sit back and enjoy an introduction to the creation of the unique sparkling beverage. Learn about the complex winemaking process and discover how the delicate effervescent elixir goes from grape to bottle.

 

Train your nose to identify the different aromas and flavors that can be found in Champagne through an olfactory workshop. Discover the typical primary and tertiary aromas that can be recognized in Champagne.

 

Get precious tips and advice on how to taste and how to sublimate the bubbly. What are the steps to tasting? How to open a bottle correctly? How to store it properly? Become a Champagne expert and an amazing ambassador for our beautiful region!

 

Perfectly finish off your morning with a tasting of 3 Champagnes from carefully selected independent producers. Judge them by their color, their aromas, their power and structure, compare them…You will be served nice cheeses and charcuterie to get along your tasting !


Take a 2 hours break from 12pm to 2pm. 

Your guide will be able to advise good restaurants nearby.


Meet back your amazing guide at 2pm at Reims Centre train station. 


Explore the Champagne Capital with A la Francaise! Kick off your sparkling afternoon with a drive through the gorgeous Avenue de Champagne and dive into your favorite Champagne houses’ history. Let the historical village of Hautvillers and its captivating church take you back in time. Take a few minutes to show gratitude to the Monk Dom Pérignon for his fortuitous discovery and admire the breathtaking view on Champagne’s UNESCO-listed World Heritage vineyards.



Ride through the south vineyards of the elegant Montagne de Reims while your guide points out the particularities and peculiarities of the region: Why are our vines planted on steep slopes? Why is our subsoil made out from such a pure chalk?



Break through the exclusive cellars of a family run boutique winery. Tour the traditional press and vat room as your host details the traditional “Champagne method” also called the “Méthode Champenoise”. Appreciate several tastings of their personal production and acquire further knowledge and expertise on the finest Sparkling wine!  Finish your effervescent afternoon with a last stop by another Champagne tasting place were you will be able taste and compare various cuvées.


Your tour ends at 6.30pm.



TRAIN INFORMATION IF YOU ARE DOING PARIS REIMS FOR THE DAY 


If you come from Paris by train, book it as soon as possible to get the best fares.


Book a train to Reims center train station to arrive before 9.45am.

Be careful, some of the trains connect in Champagne Ardenne TGV to get to Reims Centre train station. 


Meet your friendly guide at the Trésors de Champagne at 10am. 


For the return train back to Paris : please take one from 7.15 pm from Reims Centre. 



Enjoy your day !

BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

  • • Up to 7 days before tour = 100% refund
  • • Less than 7 days before tour = no refund
  • Modification of the date possible (according to availability).
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Française - Champagne will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.

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