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From Reims: Champagne, Epernay, and Family-Run Wineries Tour

1. From Reims: Champagne, Epernay, and Family-Run Wineries Tour

Engage your senses with Champagne tastings at family-run, boutique wineries on this tour from Reims. Venture into cellars and uncover the secrets to producing Champagne. Travel in a comfortable and airconditioned van and visit the charming village of Hautvillers.  Meet your local guide at 2.00 pm in front of the tourist office of Reims Centre train station and start your afternoon with a drive through the countryside. Continue with a visit of a family-run winery. Tour the still-used traditional press and tank room as your guide details the traditional Champagne producing methods with a concrete and visual approach. Appreciate several tastings of their products and acquire tasting knowledge and expertise with these rare Champagnes. Drive through the famous Champagne Avenue in Epernay, the capital of Champagne. See wheresome of the most prestigious estates are based such as Pol Roger, Perrier Jouët, Moët & Chandon, and Boizel. Appreciate a moment in the vineyard, with breathtaking views on the UNESCO world’s heritage Champagne vines, and acquire knowledge about the terroir particularities. Enjoy the village of Hautvillers, the birthplace of Champagne. Visit the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried. Finish your tour with a visit at another family-run winery, where you will be able to taste and compare various “cuvées.” After an afternoon full of experiences and precious souvenirs, your guide will drop you off in front of the tourist office of Reims central train station between 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm.

Epernay: Guided Tour of Champagne Cellar with Tastings

2. Epernay: Guided Tour of Champagne Cellar with Tastings

Arrive at a beautiful Champagne House called Vollereaux Champagne in the Marne Valley of Champagne. Begin the 1-hour tour with a guided visit of the historic cellars. Learn about the history of the house and the champagne-making process. Find out how the house was founded in 1805, and now stretches over 100-acres, covering the 13 villages of Coteaux Sud d’Epernay. Discover how the 6th-generation of the Vollereaux family continues a 200-year legacy of family management at the champagne house. At the end of the tour, taste 3 different champagnes as you feel the sense of sharing and togetherness which reflects the family's history and its pursuits. 

Paris: Private Day Trip to Champagne with 8 Tastings & Lunch

3. Paris: Private Day Trip to Champagne with 8 Tastings & Lunch

Discover the Champagne region on a guided tour with 8 Champagne tastings. Visit a world-famous Champagne estate as well as at least one other smaller Champagne house. Enjoy transport throughout the tour and lunch with Champagne pairings. Start your day with pickup from your hotel in Paris. Enjoy croissants on the way to Champagne, as your guide tells you about the world of Champagne.  First, stop at a prestigious estate, such as Moët & Chandon, Mumm, Veuve Clicquot, or Mercier. Next, enjoy a Masterclass led by your wine expert guide and learn the secrets of this famous bubbly drink. Enjoy lunch at a family-run Champagne house or a local restaurant. Taste several glasses of Champagne and ratafias paired with local food. Then, enjoy a digestive tour through the Côte des Blancs and Vallée de la Marne vineyard. Visit another family-run winery before being dropped off at your hotel in Paris.

Champagne Dom Caudron Experience & Tasting

4. Champagne Dom Caudron Experience & Tasting

The Champagne Dom Caudron gives you the chance to go behind the scenes and learn how Champagne is made. From the Passy-Grigny vine growers' first press to the current modern vat house, Les Confidences de Dom Caudron invites novices and experts alike into the unique and prestigious universe of Champagne. The clear wines are used to create the blending of Champagne. Discover and taste those wines to understand how you favorite Champagne is blended.                        Discover the eco-museum, get up close to vintage wine presses, settle into your cinema seat and discover a 20-minute movie about work of the vine and the wine, put your 3D glasses to view the photo gallery and gaze at the modern vat house from a 6-meter high footbridge. Your tour ends with a tasting of 3 Champagnes and 3 clear wines.

From Epernay: Vintage Champagne Tour with Lunch & Tastings

5. From Epernay: Vintage Champagne Tour with Lunch & Tastings

This private day trip with a guide will introduce you to the magic of the Champagne region, with transportation in a vintage Renault Estafette. Visit two winemakers to sample their champagnes, admire the vineyard landscapes, and stop for lunch either with a picnic or in a local restaurant. Enjoy transportation from Epernay in a vintage Estafette Alouette Renault, as you travel through the Champagne region to your first destination, a local winery. Sample three different champagnes and learn about the traditional production process. Next, find the most impressive views of the vineyard landscape with the help of your guide, to stop and admire the beauty of the region. Stop off for a picnic among the vines, including cold meats, cheese, bread, a dessert with pink biscuits, and champagne. In colder months, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. You'll then drive to visit a second winemaker for another tasting of three locally produced champagnes. Learn about the sabrage technique of opening champagne bottles with a specialized saber tool, and try your hand at it yourself. Finally, visit the Abbey Church of Hautvillers which houses the grave of the famed champagne-maker Dom Pérignon, before being driven back to Epernay.

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What people are saying about Epernay

Absolutely incredible experience. Our driver/experience leader was absolutely fantastic. 3 different places where stop number 2 was superb, familiar and very good lunch. Stop number 3 was at least good, very nice but not so organized. So Jean Baptist is super lovely, I hope you greet him that way./ Monika

I had the best time here.great and friendly stuff, very interesting and fun. highly recommend!!!!

We loved seeing the smaller champagne houses. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

Overall incredible experience would seriously recommend to anyone taking a trip to Champagne.

Great experience, really pleasant tour guide! Highly recommended!