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From Paris: Prestige Champagne Tour and Tastings

1. From Paris: Prestige Champagne Tour and Tastings

Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Paris, and then journey towards the Champagne wine lands to learn all about its wine-making culture. Visit one of the region's top producers, such as Dom Pérignon or Ruinart, and look inside the cellars to learn how the sparkling wine is made. Drive through the vineyards of Montagne de Reims, Cote des Blancs, and Vallée de la Marne between Reims, Ay and Epernay. Hear about the three different grapes (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier) of the region before lunch at a Michelin star restaurant in a magnificent château located inside a beautiful park. Visit the enchanting village of Hautvillers, and stop at the abbey where the Benedictine monk Dom Perignon worked as a cellar master more than 300 years ago. Be amazed by the tools used to craft exceptional wines and taste three authentic Champagnes typically unavailable in the rest of the world.

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Champagne: Winery Tour and Lunch

2. Champagne: Winery Tour and Lunch

Take a day tour of Champagne and sample some of the local libations with skilled small-scale winemakers. Enjoy a convenient pickup from your hotel at your place in Reims or Epernay. Put the top down on the convertible if the weather is nice and take an unforgettable drive through the villages of Champagne. Meet local growers and winemakers and learn how Champagne is produced. Explore the wine cellar and taste the different varieties of Champagne: Brut, Rosé, Blanc de Blancs and Vintage. Dig into a delicious lunch in the vineyard or a local French restaurant. Drive across the scenic landscape of Champagne to another winery on the other side of the mountains. Learn about his methods and sample some Brut, Blanc de Blancs, Rosé, and Blanc de Noirs.

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Reims: Veuve Clicquot Champagne Tour

3. Reims: Veuve Clicquot Champagne Tour

Head underground to the cellars of the iconic Veuve Clicquot champagne. Learn about the champagne's history and enjoy tasting it. Afterward, go above ground for a tour of the vineyards and landscapes. Begin your tour with a pickup. Your guide will explain the experience in more detail on the way to the champagne house. Upon arrival, you will be led to the cellars. Be amazed by a scene of endless bottles stored there. Learn the history of Clicquot and more interesting facts. Enjoy a Veuve Clicquot champagne tasting. Listen as your guide explains the subtle notes of the drink. Then, stop by the Veuve Clicquot shop and have some retail therapy as you peruse different branded products. After your visit to Veuve Clicquot, tour the vineyards and landscapes on the hillside of the mountain of Reims, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Reims: Ruinart Champagne Winery Tour and Tasting

4. Reims: Ruinart Champagne Winery Tour and Tasting

Enjoy tasting two champagnes, taking a unique cellar tour, and a drive through French vineyards and the quaint village of Verzenay in this unique winery experience. Start by being picked up directly from your accommodation in Reims/Epernay or at the train station. Learn why the white chalk quarries were so uniquely suited to the wine aging process as you tour the cellars of Ruinart Champagne.Then, make your way to the tasting room to enjoy two different Ruinart champagnes. Next, browse the shop to see if there is anything you would like to purchase. Finally, venture to the UNESCO classified landscapes and vineyards of Verzenay.

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Champagne: Honeymoon or Anniversary Celebration Private Tour

5. 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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Reims: 3 Day "Aromas" Champagne Experience

6. Reims: 3 Day "Aromas" Champagne Experience

1st day - big wineries tour Pick up at the station in Reims or where you are staying in Reims or in Epernay Visit 2 big houses amongst Veuve Clicquot, Pommery, Mumm, or Taittinger One cellar visit with 2 tastings and shopping Lunch with 3 courses and Champagne Visit 2 other big houses in Epernay, among Moet & Chandon, Mercier or Castelanne With one cellar visit, 2 tastings and shopping Finish at a special viewpoint to share a last glass of Champagne Dinner (not included in price) Night at a 4-star hotel in Reims city centre 2nd day - meet small winemakers French Breakfast Private cellar visit with a Champagne winemaker Private tasting of 4 different types of champagne Champagne French lunch 2nd private cellar visit with another Champagne winemaker 2nd Private tasting of 4 different types of champagne Visit magical and historical landscapes Dinner (not included) Night at the 4-star hotel in Reims city centre 3rd day - taste exceptional Champagnes French Breakfast at the hotel Meet the winemaker who is making one of the 10 best Chardonnay in the world Taste clear wines from the oak barrels to feel the difference between Chardonay and Pinot Noir Taste the exceptional Champagnes with their creator. Champagne French lunch Meet an oldschool retired winemaker who saved bottles during all his work life. Understand the "aromas" Taste old vintage champagnes - up to 25 years old

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Reims: 3 Day Champagne Expert Experience

7. Reims: 3 Day Champagne Expert Experience

1st day - big wineries tour Pick up at the station in Reims or where you are staying in Reims or in Epernay Visit 2 big houses amongst Veuve Clicquot, Pommery, Mumm, or Taittinger One cellar visit with 2 tastings and shopping Lunch with 3 courses and Champagne Visit 2 other big houses in Epernay, among Moet & Chandon, Mercier or Castelanne With one cellar visit, 2 tastings and shopping Finish at a special viewpoint to share a last glass of Champagne Dinner (not included in price) Night at a 4-star hotel in Reims city centre 2nd day - meet small winemakers French Breakfast Private cellar visit with a Champagne winemaker Private tasting of 4 different types of champagne Champagne French lunch 2nd private cellar visit with another Champagne winemaker 2nd Private tasting of 4 different types of champagne Visit magical and historical landscapes Dinner (not included) Night at the 4-star hotel in Reims city centre 3rd day - become an expert French Breakfast at the hotel Create your own Champagne guided by a winemaker. Taste clear wines from the oak barrels to feel the difference between Chardonay and Pinot Noir Make the perfect blend to your taste with these clear wines. Then play with a sparkling blend to add the quantity of liquor you want Champagne French lunch Enter the private Dom Perignon cellars. Find answers to all your questions about this brand and the monk Dom Perignon Enjoy a private tasting in a Dom Pérignon tasting salon with 2 glasses commented by a sommelier Stop at the Abbaye in Hautvillers where Dom Perignon was living and created the first Champagne Drive back to the station with a lot of memories

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Reims: 2 Day Champagne Experience

8. Reims: 2 Day Champagne Experience

1st day - big wineries tour Pick up at the station in Reims or where you are staying in Reims or in Epernay Visit 2 big houses amongst Veuve Clicquot, Pommery, Mumm, or Taittinger One cellar visit with 2 tastings and shopping Lunch with 3 courses and Champagne Visit 2 other big houses in Epernay, among Moet & Chandon, Mercier or Castelanne With one cellar visit, 2 tastings and shopping Finish at a special viewpoint to share a last glass of Champagne Dinner (not included in price) Night at a 4-star hotel in Reims city centre 2nd day - meet small winemakers French Breakfast Private cellar visit with a Champagne winemaker Private tasting of 4 different types of champagne Champagne French lunch 2nd private cellar visit with another Champagne winemaker 2nd Private tasting of 4 different types of champagne Visit magical and historical landscapes Dinner (not included) Night at the 4-star hotel in Reims city centre

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Reims: UNESCO Sites Full-Day Tour & Champagne Tasting

9. Reims: UNESCO Sites Full-Day Tour & Champagne Tasting

Immerse in a day of exploring rolling hills, old churches, grapevines, and upmarket fizz. Visit the best UNESCO World Heritage sites of Reims. Visit a champagne house and have a tasting of different champagne. Start the tour with a pickup from your Reims or Epernay hotel, or Reims Station. First, enjoy a private tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Reims Cathedral. Admire the details of the Notre-Dame de Reims, a defining example of High Gothic architecture. Marvel at the main statues and learn how the coronation of France's kings was organized in the cathedral. Be driven through the city directly to the best buildings. Enjoy the picture-postcard town and its glorious vineyard surroundings. See the 2000-year-old gate of the town, the most beautiful houses of Champagne, and the main squares. After sightseeing, enjoy a special Champagne lunch with local food specialties. Hop on a convertible car to be driven across the vineyards and landscapes of Champagne. Then, settle in for a champagne tasting session to unwind. Visit a champagne house and be spoilt for choice. Taste a variety of champagnes from Brut, Rosé, Blanc de Blanc to Vintage.

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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!