The Bubbles Tour
♦ Discover, learn and taste the symbol of french celebration all day long
♦ The tour combines: historic town, countryside views and most importantly quality wine tasting and education in the more intimate atmosphere of family owned establishments
♦ Discover chalk caves, hillsides, climates, but also visit Reims and its famous Cathedral, the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, the village of Mr. Dom Pérignon himself and, lots of more surprises
♦ Meet real Champagne producers, discover their Champagne making-process secrets and taste at least 7 amazing Champagne… A true guaranteed experience!
♦ The tour is interactive and convivial thanks to the small size group (max 8 Guests)
♦ Your guide is a highly qualified Sommelier, passionated by history who will teach you all the secrets of north Burgundy
♦ All the wineries are carefully selected by your Sommelier
♦ The Champagne tour includes a toast in the vineyard
What is included
2 wineries visits
7 Champagne glasses
Toast in the vineyards
Departing from Reims
Guided tour in English
- Important Information
- Meeting Information
- About the Champagne region
- How to get to Reims from Paris
About the Champagne tour departing from Reims
We will meet at 9:30am in Reims city center train station and before the first tasting of the day, your Sommelier will take you to two of his favorite places: The Reims Cathedral, where Kings of France used to be coronated and his favorite Boulangerie where you will taste the best croissant ever. You will then be ready for the first Champagne tasting in a Maison de Champagne (according availability: Moët & Chandon or Pommery or Taittinger or Lanson or Mumm or Mercier or Ayala or Veuve Clicquot) and visit the reputed chalk caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will learn about the history of Champagne, the grapes used for Champagneand the making-process etc.
Your guide and certified sommelier will then drive you across the Champagne vineyards till the charming village of Hautvillers, Dom Perignon monk headquarter, where you will experiment your second tasting in a magic scenery.
After lunch time, you will take The Champagne Road for a lovely drive around the Champagne countryside and stop in the middle of the vineyards where your Sommelier will explain to you the terroirs, the vines, the biodynamic process… .
Finally, you will meet an authentic family winegrowers for the third and last Champagne tasting of the day with at least 3 Champagne tastings.
Return to Epernay train station around 4:30pm.
♦ Lunch is not included in the price. At lunch time your Sommelier will indicate great french traditional restaurant from 20€ to 40€ per person and will join you
♦ The Tour is in English but your Sommelier speaks fluently French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian if needed
♦ More than 8 Guests or for a Private tour, contact us via the contact form or email us at email@example.com
♦ Legal minimum drinking age is 18 years old
Departing from Reims
♦ Departure time: 9:30am
♦ Duration: around 7 hours
♦ Meeting point: Reims city center train station*
♦ Ending point: Epernay city center train station
*If you wish to meet your Sommelier at the Reims Cathedral, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to organise the meeting point
It is very easy to go to Reims city center from Paris for a day or more
- by train: check www.oui.sncf . The website is available in english
- by bus: check www.flixbus.fr . You will then have to take a taxi till Reims train station.