Book our prestige & private tour to Champagne and at the end of the day youll be able to answer: What is a Blanc de Blancs, a Blanc de Noirs? How is Champagne Ros made? Do Grands Crus and Premiers Crus exist in Champagne? Is there a specific Champagne terroir?
After a morning hotel pickup in Paris, travel with your knowledgeable guide approx. 90 minutes east of the city in your private black car or minivan. En route, bite into flaky croissants and pastries while hearing about the winemaking region of Champagne and its heritage.
Start your day with style by visiting one of the most glamourous & top notch producers, such as Dom Prignon or Ruinart (depending on availability). During your private tour, you will step inside cellars, walk through a maze of galleries and enjoy a tasting while learning the secrets behind Champagne making.
Back in your car, drive through the vineyards of the Montagne de Reims, Cote des Blancs and Valle de la Marne, between Reims, Ay and Epernay. As you admire the colorful landscapes, learn how to distinguish the three different Champagne grapes: chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier.
For lunch, we have booked for you one of the best tables of the region (upon availability) Set up in a magnificent Chteau, itself in a beautiful park, you will enjoy the refinement of French haute cuisine in this Michelin * restaurant. After lunch, visit the legendary Hautvillers, a charming French village. Stop at the abbey where Benedictine monk Dom Perignon was working as a cellar master more than 300 years ago.
You will also have the chance to visit the impressive Reims Cathedral, where more than 25 kings of France were crowned!
Then, discover a family-run winery, focused on quality. You will get to see all the tools used to craft their exceptional cuvees, from the press to the tanks and barrels. Youll get to taste 3 authentic Champagnes largely unavailable in the rest of the world.
Youll be dropped off back in your hotel in early evening.