Meet your friendly guide in Reims and start the day with a drive through the vineyard. Visit one of the most well known Champagne producer (Moët & Chandon, Veuve Cliquot or Taittinger).
Enjoy a time in the vines of Epernay and Hautvillers, at the heart of the Champagne region.
Walk through the gates of a restored Champagne House for a regional meal. Explore the secrets of Champagne winemaking with our tasting class. Discover more vines and a charming family run boutique winery in the afternoon. Finish the day with a nice French aperitif !
9.00 am Meet your friendly guide in Reims in front of Reims train station forecourt
10.00 am Visit a worlwide recognized Champagne house (Moët & Chandon, Veuve-Cliquot or Taittinger). You will then enjoy a drive to the Champagne avenue in Epernay, capital of Champagne where some of the most prestigious estates are based (Pol Roger, Perrier Jouët, Moët).
11.45 am Discover the village of Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne, where Dom Pérignon used to live. Enter the church where the famous monk of Champagne rests in peace. Enjoy some time in the vines to have a look at Moët & Chandon vineyard and get an explaination about vine growing art.
12.30 am Have a regional lunch at Vine Escape estate, in a restored Champagne house. Enjoy some more Champagne wines paired with regional specialties. Get introduced to local food like baguette, Reims ham, regional cheeses, pink biscuit ratafia…
2.30 pm Enter the Champagne academy and discover the secrets of the winemakers explained by your personnal guide, local expert. How do the cellar masters have such a good nose ? How do they prepare their famous blends and know the potential of their wines ? Discover how the wine looks before becoming bubbly (vin clair), educate your nose with aromas, and become a Champagne expert !
4.00 pm Visit an authentic and charming family run estate. Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a Champagne grower and visit their winery. Taste some of the best values in Champagne !
5.30 pm Finish the day with a nice Champagne aperitif paired with regional specialty. Appreciate one of the best views of the region.
6.30 pm Back in Reims