a day in champagne

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champagne tour
for discerning travellers

Remarkable for its unique climate and its chalky soil, Champagne vineyards are made of Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Pinot meunier. Come and follow the “Road of Champagne” ambling through the villages “Grand Cru” and “1er Cru”. The Champagne Houses and the world-famous Champagne cellars, are located in Reims and Epernay. Veuve Cliquot Champagne, Moet & Chandon Champagne (including the iconic Champagne Dom Perignon) are steeped in history, traditions and expertise. Join us for a memorable Champagne journey.

THIS TOUR IS UNIQUE, 100% customised to your expectations

Your private tour includes:

- 3 customised wine tasting selected to suit your personal taste
- detailed explanation of the art of blending adapted to your knowledge
- lunch pre-booked in the restaurant of your choice

Your very expert guide, Gonzagues Descamps, native from Champagne, will take you for an unforgettable Champagne experience. Planing your visit to your wishes, he will make sure that the 3 visits and tastings will take place at one of the major Champagne House, at a middle-size or small Champagne house, and also at an excellent winemaker-grower exporting Champagne to your country. That way, you will be introduces to a trilogy of expertises. After such visits in the heart of Champagne, you will cerrtainly enjoy even more the flavours and aromas of the different Champagne.

2018 Private Champagne Tours

Paris Pick-up 8 am / Return 8 pm Paris

Your driver guide will pick you up at 8 am from your hotel in Paris for a memorable day in the heart of Champagne. once the visit finished, he will drive you back to your door step. Certainly the best way to visit Champagne when your time in France is limited.

2 personnes: 1172 Euros* / 586 Euros* per person
3 personnes: 1359 Euros* / 453 Euros* per person
4 personnes: 1508 Euros* / 377 Euros* per person
5 personnes: 1655 Euros* / 331 Euros* per person
6 personnes: 1800 Euros* / 300 Euros* per person
*Tasting fees are included. Visit to Dom Pérignon at additional cost.

sample itinerary.

Each Champagne Tour is customised to clients requirements. 3 visits of Champagne Houses are booked in advance. You will be welcomed by the vigneron. A typical Champagne day tour:
- First visit of a Champagne vineyard mid morning
- Visit of the Cathedral de Reims (optional)
- Lunch (not included) in a restaurant of your choice
- Second visit of Champagne vineyard around 2 pm
- Third visit around 4 pm

private and customised tours.

All tours are private and customized but it doesn't necessarely mean that visits and tastings at Champagne and producer houses are private. Except for Dom Pérignon which is always a private visit, all the other visits at Champagne houses are shared with other visitors. A private visit can always be organised upon request. Here is a sample of maximum number of guests per visit:
Ruinart - max 8 / Taittinger - up to 25 / Billecart - max 8-10 / Philipponnat - max 6-8
- VCP - max 8 for "Arômatiquement vôtre" & max 16 for "Découverte" and "Sur les pas"

The art of Champagne making.

The « méthode champenoise » is the art of blending three varieties of grapes - Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. The champagne varies between each wine maker, coming from the last harvest and different “crus”, with reserve wines from previous harvests. The magic of sparkling, the “prise de mousse”, is obtained by the choice of the type of champagne, according to the dosage of the “expedition liquor” and by ageing bottles in the cellars, “sur latte” (lying horizontally) , “sur pointe” (up side down) and hand-turned...

reims PICK-UP 9 AM / RETURN 6 PM reims

Your driver guide will pick you up at 9 am from the station or 9.30am your hotel in Reims. Once the visit finished, he will drive you back to your hotel or the station.
2 personnes: 834 Euros* / 417 Euros* per person
3 personnes: 990 Euros* / 330 Euros* per person
4 personnes: 1124 Euros* / 281 Euros* per person
5 personnes: 1265 Euros* / 253 Euros* per person
6 personnes: 1398 Euros* / 233 Euros* per person
*Tasting fees are included. Visit to Dom Pérignon at additional cost.

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