Short day family grower & traditional lunch from Reims

REIMS
Organized by : Vine Escape (A La Française Champagne)
From 195.00€
  • Short day family grower & traditional lunch from Reims
  • Short day family grower & traditional lunch from Reims
  • Short day family grower & traditional lunch from Reims
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    English, French
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Travel in the countryside through the historical vineyards and to Epernay. 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, experience followed by a delicious lunch with regional specialties. Explore Hautvillers, the village of Dom Pérignon, the historical UNESCO vineyard and finish with the authenticity of a family-run winery.

Highlights

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 Champagne tasting at a family domain: Le Clos Corbier
Casual lunch with champagnes and regional specialties
Visit and tastings at a family-run winery

In detail

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Duration: 6 hours 40 minutes
Meet your expert guide at 11.20 am at the train station of Reims who will take you to the most famous vineyard of Champagne around 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, birthplace of the 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. 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 Champagne wines (can be adapted to allergies or specific diets).
Appreciate the charming hillsides of the Champagne region and peek-behind-the-scenes of a family-run winery. Visit the traditional press, tank room and cellars 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 at 6.00 pm, in front of the tourist office located at Reims centre train station.

Included

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 
Lunch

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)

Guests

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

Office de tourisme gare de Reims Centre 14 rue Corbier - 51100 REIMS
Latest modification on 21/05/2024
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