Short day family grower & lunch from Epernay

Organized by : Vine Escape (A La Française Champagne)
From 195.00€
  • Short day family grower & lunch from Epernay
  • Short day family grower & lunch from Epernay
  • Short day family grower & lunch from Epernay
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    English, French
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Travel to the contryside, visit the cellars of a family domaine and enjoy a champagne tasting class to understand the Champagne « terroir » and learn how the cellar masters create their champagnes, followed by a delicious lunch with regional specialties. Explore the village of Dom Pérignon, the historical UNESCO vineyard and finish with the authenticity of a family-run winery.


Drive through the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay
Discovery of the historical village of Hautvillers and Dom Pérignon’s church
Stop in the UNESCO vineyard of Champagne
Cellar visit and introduction to tasting at a family domain: Le Clos Corbier
Casual lunch with champagnes and regional specialties
Visit and tastings at a family-run winery

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DURATION: 6 hours
Meet your friendly guide in Epernay at 12.00 am in front of the Tourist Office of Epernay, 7, Avenue de Champagne, 51200 Epernay. 
Drive through the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, the capital of Champagne where some of the most prestigious estates are based (Pol Roger, Perrier Jouët, Mercier, Boizel, Moët & Chandon).
Enjoy a moment in the vineyard, with breathtaking views on the UNESCO world’s heritage Champagne vines and acquire knowledge about the particularities of our “terroir”.
You will then discover the village of Hautvillers, the birthplace of champagne. Get to enter the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried. Be welcomed in Mareuil-sur-Ay at a typical Champagne House, Le Clos Corbier. After a champagne quiz, train your nose to identify the different aromas and flavors that can be found in the champagne wines through an olfactory workshop.
Be welcomed in Mareuil-sur-Ay at a typical Champagne House, Le Clos Corbier. Take part in a fun workshop on Champagne and become an expert taster in this famous sparkling wine ! Immerse yourself into the French lifestyle with a traditional lunch which consists of homemade regional specialties paired with a variety of champagnes wines (it can be adapted to allergies or specific diets). Appreciate the charming hillsides of Champagne and peek-behind-the-scenes of a family-run winery.
Visit the traditional press, tank room and cellar of an authentic champagne grower. Stroll down the cool cellar’s 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! After a day full of experiences and precious souvenirs, your guide will drop you off in front of the tourist office of Epernay at 5.15 pm.


Local English speaking guide 
Small-group tour (maximum 8 people) 
Reims pick-up and drop-off 
Transport by air-conditioned minivan 
Entrance fees for visit and tastings at 2 family-run wineries 
7 tastings 

Not included

Hotel pick-up and drop-off 
Personal expenses 
Other drinks 
Pick-up and drop off in Paris not available (we recommend taking the train)


Tour takes place from 2 to 8 participants.

Other info

A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, À la Française - Champagne will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount. 
Please note that down the cellar the average temperature is 10°C, so do not forget to bring a jacket along. 
Animals are not allowed in shared tours for the comfort of all passengers.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Meeting place

Devant l'Office de Tourisme d'Epernay 14 rue Corbier - 51200 ÉPERNAY

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Enrichissant, convivialité et bonne humeur
Sylvie Chapon17-11-2022NOTE DETAIL
Oui, je recommande
Latest modification on 19/07/2024
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