You will not be mixed with another group
Travel to Epernay, enjoy a Champagne Tasting and Lunch to understand vinegrowing and learn how the cellar masters create their Champagnes. Discover the scenic vineyards around Epernay and visit an authentic family boutique winery.
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.
PICK UP :
11.15 am : Pick up from Reims city center : Meet your expert and friendly guide outside of Reims Centre train station, in front of the tourist office.
11.00 am : Pickup from Epernay city center : Meet your expert and friendly guide outside of Moët & Chandon courtyard, in front of Dom Pérignon statue.
Let your friendly guide 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 so successful.
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 5.30pm in Epernay and 6.00 pm in Reims
Experience available in
Lunch Local guide Reims pickup and drop-off Transport by air-conditioned minivan We will meet OUTSIDE the train station on the right. In front of the tourist office If you arrive by train take the walking exit "Reims centre"
Not wheelchair accessible Near public transportation Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately Wear casual shoes as you will stop in the vines We will organize Champagne shipping for you (US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Hong Kong) if you find any crush ! The tour is not compatible with children under 12 years old We cannot accept animals on tours