CHAMPAGNE

1 Day Tour

Paris – Reims – Champagne Vineyards – Paris

Depart from your hotel in Paris at around 8am (drinks, croissants, newspapers offered on board). Discover the Champagne vineyard around Reims. Once in the vineyard, the guide will explain the Champagne soil, the three main grape varieties, & the vines throughout the seasons from pruning in winter to ripening and harvest in autumn. Then visit a wine grower followed by a tasting session. At 12:30 pm experience a traditional French lunch in a restaurant . At 2:00 pm visit Reims Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece where the kings of France were crowned. Then enjoy a guided tour of one of the most famous Champagne houses in Reims and its underground chalk cellar (Taittinger, Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart … ) to discover step by step technical wine making “from grape to champagne” through pressing, first fermentation, remuage, disgorge­ment, corking and finally labelling. A glass of champagne will be served at the end of this tour. Enjoy free time to discover the store and buy champagne. At 5:30 pm leave Reims, return to your hotel at around 8 pm.

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