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The best way to discover the Champagne region whether you're planning a full day tour or spending two days in Champagne, is to visit the most famous Champagne houses cellars and enjoy a tasting of various cuvees. Thanks to Winalist, you will be able to find and book a cellar visit and tasting in Reims , a cellar visit and tasting in Epernay in the best Champagne houses in Champagne, at the best price and without booking fees. In Champagne, most houses open welcome visitors during the week or during the week-end. Some champagne houses are opened on Sunday. The best way to spend a wine week-end in Champagne is to arrive in Reims, go to Epernay by train for example and if you have a car go through Troyes and discover its visits and tastings in Troyes. All cities in Champagne are rich in history and the Champagne vineyards are part of unesco world heritage site. If you stay in Paris, it is also possible to visit cellars and taste champagne in Château-Thierry for a day since the border of the Champagne wine region starts at only 1 hour drive from Paris.
Best Champagne houses to visit in Champagne
If you're already in champagne, you might be wondering what are the best Champagne tasting near me? Winalist will help you discover the Champagne vineyards, located in France , through its famous Champagne Houses or more independent wine growers. You will be able to book champagne tour from a very large number of wine tourism experiences and activities, whether it is a visit of one of the best Champagne Houses or a tasting in a smaller champagne producer cellar. Visits and tastings are the most common activities to do in Champagne and the most known Champagnes houses are Champagne Taittinger, Champagne Veuve-Clicquot, Champagne Ruinart, Champagne Moet & Chandon, Champagne Mercier, Champagne Pommery, Champagne Mumm, Champagne Dom Pérignon, ...
In Champagne, you can also book an oenological workshop if you prefer to have a full experience. You can also find winegrower picnics in the vineyards, perfect for family weekends on sunny days. Last but not least, what about discovering the vineyards and Champagne houses with a bike tour from Hautvillers? Discover the famous champagne producing methods by bike while stopping to some of the best points of view and interests of the region.
Private guided tour in Champagne
If you arrive in Champagne from Paris at a train station, you will also be able to book a full day guided tour through the Champagne vineyards. A driver will pick you up at the station or at your hotel and drive you from one Champagne house to the other. A Champagne guided tour is the best way to discover the region without worrying about what best places to visit in Champagne. If you prefer, you can also book a Champagne private tour with a private chauffeur. With this option you'll be able to spend as much time as you want in Champagne tastings rooms. Discover our selection of exclusive luxury champagne tours.
The main Champagne grape varieties to know
Before visiting Champagne, it's good to have a bit of information in mind. Pinot Noir grows on the limestone soils of the Montagne de Reims and the Côte de Bar. With aromas of red fruit, it gives body to wines. Pinot Meunier is more present in the Marne Valley, and brings a touch of roundness to the blends. Finally, Chardonnay is a white grape variety which represents around 30% of the Champagne vineyards, present in the vast majority on the Côte des Blancs. Today, many champagne winegrowers seek above all to revive the terroir and the Champagne hillsides by cultivating their hectares of vines as closely as possible to the ancestral methods which the whole world draws inspiration from today for cultivating vines. You will also have the opportunity to visit Gallo-Roman chalk pits in Champagne.
Book your next wine stay in Champagne
With Winalist, wine tours in Champagne are just a click away! Visiting Champagne is a must-do in France. If you stay a couple of days in Paris, then you must take the train and come to Champagne for at least one day. Wonderful wine experience as well as gastronomic one. In Reims, your will fin the third best french restaurant that has three Michelin's stars. Our partners, wine estates and houses in the region, will provide an experience that suits you. Select your next destination using your criteria then book your experience on the date and time of your choice, without any booking fees.
The Champagne region is made up of more than 340 Champagne houses, the majority of which are located in the Marne. You will also find superb champagne estates on the bar coast in Aube. Winalist offers you a map of Champagne vineyards to easily find the experience that suits you, with family, friends, as a couple or alone.
Book your Winalist wine experience in Champagne now and discover the prices of the best rated wines from a multitude of champagne estates.
During your wine tourism stay in Champagne, you will have the opportunity to stop for a while in the many areas of the Champagne wine route to discover the treasures of the greatest champagne houses. Explore the Montagne de Reims and discover the wine estates present on Winalist offer you an alternative to simple tasting. A real introduction to oenology to help you understand and appreciate all the subtleties of the region's wines. After a guided tour of an estate and a visit to the cellar, you can, for example, taste the wines produced directly in the winegrower's cellar, or even have a picnic in the middle of the rows of vines. You will thus discover how to best appreciate the great wines of champagne, the specialty par excellence of many estates. From harvest to bottling, our partner harvesters reveal a few well-kept secrets, passed down from generation to generation. You thus understand the identity of each grape variety and the importance of the terroir. The discovery workshops on aromas and food-wine pairings sharpen all your senses. Winalist offers you to book visits concluded with a tasting in the best estates, during the day and on weekends. To find your oenological activity, simply use our search engine. Simply pay with a few clicks. Do you want to offer an experience to a wine lover? Think about the Winalist gift card! Completely customizable, it is a good surprise for sure valid on all our activities.