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Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour of Champagne from Paris

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250 EUR

Take advantage of your stay in Paris by spending an entire day discovering Champagne and its famous bubbles. We’ll take care of everything for you, from start to finish. You’re bound to return with sparkles in your eyes!

Duration: 12 hours
    Available in
  • French,
  • English,
  • Spanish
If you're going to visit France, then you have to try champagne. And if you're going to drink champagne, what better place to drink it than at the wineries where it is produced!!

Our tour guides, Richard of Reunion Island (our driver) and Victor were fantastic hosts. Being an early start (7am ex Paris), Richard understood that, at that time of day, most hotel restaurants were not yet open for breakfast. As such, he stopped at a bakery and brought us fresh croissants for breakfast before heading off on the leisurely drive to Epernay.

On site we visited a major winery (in this case Moët & Chandon) and then two smaller wineries, one of which provided us with a sumptuous luncheon. A few other sights were taken in as well, not to mention the numerous, picturesque French villages we passed through.

All of us on the tour were from English speaking countries and this was neither a problem for the Wine Passport hosts nor the staff at all of the wineries we visited. This tour is a fantastic day out and I, for one, would highly recommend it. I would gladly do it again (this time making room in my suitcase for some takeaways)!!!
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Highlights

  • Visit 3 different Champagne houses, one of which is world famous
  • Taste many delicious Champagnes and Ratafias
  • Enjoy a scrumptious lunch paired with various Champagnes at an intimate winery
  • Walk along the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay
  • Visit of the abbey of Hautvillers (Dom Perignon's village) and admire panoramic views over the vineyards
  • Spend an unforgettable moment during a Masterclass in the heart of the vineyard (depending on weather conditions from April)

Description

During your tour, every secret about the history of Champagne will be fully revealed to you.

Discover a land where the uniqueness of the soils was combined with the expertise of regional winemakers to make a legendary sparkling wine, a symbol of elegance throughout the centuries and across the world.

The day kicks of with a visit to the cellars and a tasting at one of the world’s most famous Champagne houses. Don't miss the opportunity to walk along the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay.

Enjoy a Masterclass in the heart of the vines conducted by your wine expert guide (depending on weather conditions from April). You will taste one special cuvee and learn each of its specificities!

A scrumptious lunch of regional foods paired with various Champagnes of the house will be then warmly served to you at a family-run Champagne winery.

After lunch, you’ll enjoy a magnificent view over the vineyards and drive to the lovely village of Hautvillers, home of Dom Pérignon.

The day comes to an end on a bubbly note with a visit to a family-run winery : you will taste several authentic Champagnes there.

You’ll be dropped off back in central Paris in the late afternoon.

What’s included & not included

  • Hotel pick up (if you’re in Paris)
  • Drop off in central Paris
  • Transport in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan (8 passengers max)
  • Guided visit to one of world's most renowned Champagne houses + Champagne tasting
  • Visit and tasting at a small and traditional Champagne house
  • Gourmet lunch at a family-run Champagne house with many glasses of their Champagnes and Ratafias
  • English-speaking wine expert as your guide
  • Commented tasting by your wine expert guide in the heart of the vineyard (from April depending on weather)
  • Tips
  • Hotel drop off

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Reviews from travellers (4)

4.8/5

Beautiful Champagne countryside
We enjoyed our day in Champagne, and tasted some wonderful wines as well as a nice lunch at one of the champagne houses. Our van picked us up in front of our apartment, and we were off!
The driver seemed to be a bit preoccupied with the lovely ladies in the front seat. (who could blame him, they were young and beautiful)
We were dropped off in a central part of Paris one that took us a bit to get our bearings, and decide how to get back to the part of Paris we were staying in.

Fantastic Trip
My wife and I enjoyed this day trip with Victor Chevrot of Wine Passport last week. I cannot overstate how much fun we had. Victor selected three Champagne Houses for us to visit--one very large, one small and one medium sized. Each was different but all greeted us with friendly and knowledgeable staff. We had had a very nice lunch, paired with different champagnes at one, and tastings at the other two. We visited the extensive cellars of the large house and had a tour of the processing equipment and fermentation tanks at the other. We also visited the Chapel at the Abby of Hautvillers and Dom Perignon's final resting place. Victor is very knowledgeable. We could not imagine a better guide or better experience. Without hesitation, I recommend this excursion.
(I'm sure no one has ever said..) Champagne in Champagne!
If you're going to visit France, then you have to try champagne. And if you're going to drink champagne, what better place to drink it than at the wineries where it is produced!!

Our tour guides, Richard of Reunion Island (our driver) and Victor were fantastic hosts. Being an early start (7am ex Paris), Richard understood that, at that time of day, most hotel restaurants were not yet open for breakfast. As such, he stopped at a bakery and brought us fresh croissants for breakfast before heading off on the leisurely drive to Epernay.

On site we visited a major winery (in this case Moët & Chandon) and then two smaller wineries, one of which provided us with a sumptuous luncheon. A few other sights were taken in as well, not to mention the numerous, picturesque French villages we passed through.

All of us on the tour were from English speaking countries and this was neither a problem for the Wine Passport hosts nor the staff at all of the wineries we visited. This tour is a fantastic day out and I, for one, would highly recommend it. I would gladly do it again (this time making room in my suitcase for some takeaways)!!!
Great Experience
My wife & I enjoyed every minute of our trip to the Champagne region with Wine Passport. Richard, our guide, was very entertaining and taught us a lot about the area, history, and the process in making Champagne. The countryside was beautiful and each of the 3 different houses we visited offered something different which kept the tour fresh and exciting. Who doesn't love Champagne!

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Tour operated by: Wine Passport