France – Champagne, bubbly tour with your incoming receptive!
Period : May, June, July, August, September, October
Reference : 10B224
Prix : 1€ Ask for a quote
The secrets of this world class wine will be revealed as you roam the hills of the Champagne region, and the vineyards where generation upon generation have dedicated themselves to producing this unique vintage with your incoming receptive!
Initiation day with oenologist
traditional Lunch in wine-cellar
Our Enology Hallmark :
– Visit the vineyard, wine store, and cellars, and taste different vintages
– Meet the wine producers
– Services of an expert Wine Guide
– Discover local Heritage
D1 Epernay, the Champagne capital (25 km)
Lunch in Epernay then a tour of the town and its 19th century buildings. A guided little train tour is optional. Time then to visit the chocolate factory and the chance to sample some delicious champagne filled chocolates. Dinner and overnight.
D2 Vineyards of the Champagne Region (50 km)
In the company of an expert wine guide, learn all about the different techniques used to produce champagne, and taste three of Champagne Mercier’s prestigious vintages. Then the chance to visit an estate producing bio-dynamic wines, protecting both the environment and the authentic flavour of the wines. Local style lunch. Then an interesting stop at the Museum of the Vine, housed in the old lighthouse at Verzenay, retracing the history and evolution of the champagne wine-growing territory. Dinner and overnight.
D3 Train Tour of the Vineyards (25 km)
A circuit by train of the rolling Reims countryside, to learn about the whole process of champagne making, from the vineyard to the wine cellar. At the Chamery cellar we then do some tasting before lunch at a local wine producer.
Full board in a 2* hotel in the Epernay region
Entrance Fees : Museum of the Vine
Wine Guide on day 2
Tasting Visits : Chocolate Factory, 2 wine-producing estates
Little Train through the vineyards
Single Room (2nights) : 56 €
Tourist Train in Epernay : 5 €