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Reims/Epernay: Private Tour of the 4 Big Champagne Houses

1. Reims/Epernay: Private Tour of the 4 Big Champagne Houses

Try champagnes at four large champagne houses, enjoy a three-course champagne lunch, and drive through charming UNESCO-classified landscapes in this winery tour. Be picked up from your accommodation in Reims or Epernay and swept off to Veuve Clicquot for a tasting and the chance to do some shopping. Next, visit Pommery and stroll through the underground cellars, taste more champagne, and have the chance to peruse the shop. Then, dine on a three-course meal paired with more champagne before being driven through idyllic UNESCO-classified landscapes that surround the region. Later, see Moet & Chandon, and Mercier to taste some more fantastic champagne and do some more shopping. 

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

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

Your private day tour will start from your hotel, if located in Paris. Your driver guide will pick you up in a cozy air-conditioned minivan at around 7:30 AM. Enjoy tasty croissants on your way to Champagne, while your guide tells you all you need to know about the sparkling universe of Champagne. Once you arrive in Champagne, you'll start your day with a visit to an extremely prestigious estate (Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger etc. depending on supplier availability). Discover never-ending galleries filled with bottles and of course, finish the guided tour with a tasting. Head back in your air-conditioned minivan, admire the landscapes, and stop in the heart the vineyard to enjoy a Masterclass led by your wine expert guide. Through this very unique experience and the tasting of a special cuvee, you will learn all the secrets of this famous bubbly drink. Next stop will be for lunch in a family-run Champagne house or at a local restaurant (depending on availability). You will have the chance to taste several glasses of Champagne and ratafias (another local wine), paired with local food. Blanc de Blancs, Blanc de Noirs and Champagne Rosé… what would you pair them with? After lunch, enjoy a digestive tour through the vineyard of the Côte des Blancs and Vallée de la Marne. Learn the characteristics of pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot meunier and enjoy amazing views over the vineyard. Get ready to take some pictures. Then, your guide will drive you to Hautvillers, a typical French village, home of the legendary Dom Perignon. Last but not least, visit another family-run winery where you will learn the art of sabrage or disgorgement “à la volée” (a technique for opening a Champagne bottle), depending on availability. Taste several delicious Champagnes before heading back to Paris, where you will be dropped off at your hotel, if located in Paris.

Reims: Champagne Cellar Tour, Tasting, and Views

3. Reims: Champagne Cellar Tour, Tasting, and Views

After a short presentation of the tour, you will be driven to the champagne area in a convertible car if the weather permits. You will enjoy views, discover the vineyards and landscapes of the area which are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites. The vineyards are planted on the hillside of the mountain of Reims and you will have a stop at the special lighthouse which is in front of the Champagne valley and at the windmill in the middle of the vineyards. At each stop, you will learn through funny stories and discover why the place is unique. You will be taught about the Champagne too - the grape varieties, the growing of the plants, the harvest and the most important of all: the tasting. You will continue with a cellar visit at a small winemakers. He will explain how he produces the champagne and show you the press centre, the vinification tanks, the cellar and the riddling room.

Champagne: Honeymoon or Anniversary Celebration Private Tour

4. Champagne: Honeymoon or Anniversary Celebration Private Tour

Celebrate your special day with a private tour of the Champagne region, either with your partner or in the company of your family and friends.  After getting picked up from your hotel, head to the spectacular Pommery Champagne estate for a private tour. With just your guide for company, enjoy a stroll through the cellars and learn more about the history of Champagne. After your tour, enjoy your first tasting in the house. Then, head to another Champagne estate, Veuve Clicquot, where you will enjoy another tasting and do a spot of souvenir shopping in the on-site store. After lunch at a traditional restaurant, stop at a panoramic viewpoint in the middle of the vineyards to admire the views and take a romantic photograph. Then, pay a visit to a local winemaker and discover his work on a tour of the cellar, followed by a tasting of 3 different Champagnes. During this tasting, you will learn how to taste Champagne and how to differentiate between different varieties. Finally, make your way back to the hotel, stopping at another romantic viewpoint on the way back.

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What people are saying about Epernay

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

We hat a great day with Stephane, Met smart People and went to wonderful places. Thank you once again for all the interesting information and your kindness! Who ever want‘s to learn more about champagne and reims...; give stephane a call and he will arrange everything in a perfect way! Merci beaucoup Sonja+Roland A bientôt!

This was an incredibly well organized tour where I learned so much about how champagne is made. Our tour guide Jean-Baptiste was very knowledgeable himself and the tours and tastings got into even more detail. Lunch was delicious and the length of each visit was perfect. Highly recommend!

Excellent tour guide, patient with my family and children, all tours were well explained. The food for the picnic was spectacular, made by his wife, the champagne was amazing

Very good alternative.

The guide Ricardo, in addition to being very friendly, spoke correct Spanish throughout the trip, acting as a translator when necessary.

Amazing tour, Preston was so friendly and knowledgeable and the champagnes were delicious. Highly recommend!