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Champagne vineyards with a vintage van
Come with me to discover my native region aboard a famous French collector's vehicle from the 1960s / 80s: a Renault Estafette Alouette. Here is the program for our 3-hours ride in the heart of the Champagne vineyards in my collection vehicle: - Visit of one family Champagne producer, discover of the Champagne making process and 3 Champagne tastings at this producer - Several stops to admire the beautiful landscapes of the region - The explanation of the history of Champagne and the work of the vine An unforgettable experience to discover the Champagne region and the French art of living! To do with your family, friends or for a team building with your company. Booking information : - Minimum 2 passengers per booking - 7 passengers maximum by van If you are more than 7 persons, don't hesitate to contact us.
Bubble Champagne Half day Tour from Epernay in small group
Discovery of the "Côte des Blancs" Grand Cru and the famous village and vineyard of Hautvillers in the historic hillsides of Champagne of the Marne Valley near Epernay listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In Hautvillers, village called the “Cradle of Champagne”, guided tour of the church of Dom Pérignon and the vineyard. Pause at the most beautiful viewpoint of Champagne and gain more understanding of vineyard management. Discovery tour of the "Côte des Blancs", famous area for its Grand Cru Chardonnay 100% Blanc de Blancs. Visit the production site of a family of independent producer/grower followed by commented tasting of a selection of 3 Champagnes Grand Cru/Premier Cru, as well as the essential Champagne alcohols and aperitifs during additional tastings. Commented passage through the "Avenue de Champagne" in Epernay, Capital of the Champagne vineyard, called “the most expensive Avenue in the World” with its 200 million bottles in the cellars.
Randonnée nature en trottinette électrique tout terrain
Rejoignez nous au coeur du Parc Naturel Régional des Ardennes et profitez d'une randonnée nature guidée en trottinette électrique tout terrain (2h30 d'autonomie/50 km). Nos trottinette sont faciles à prendre en main et confortables. Notre guide vous aidera pour les "premiers pas". Nous adaptons nos parcours selon vos envies : forêt, voie verte, chemin... une expérience unique pour profiter des richesses du territoire, points de vue, lieux incontournables, paysages... Sensations au rendez-vous. Nous vous attendons avec impatience.
Visit and Wine tasting Chablis
Visit the vineyards at the foot of the Domain with explanations of the terroir and its history, discovery of the winery followed by tasting of the wines of our production. A convivial moment in an authentic setting to discover the Chablis landscape and our range of wines of Chablis and Auxerrois. Allow 1 to 2 hours
Discover the secrets of Champagne
We meet at Reims center station. I hold you with my air conditioned vehicle. We will drive to our vines in Villedommange, a village classified in premier cru in la Montagne de Reims. After a drive through the vines, we will stop at Mont Saint Lié, one of the most amazing view in Champagne vineyard. I will present you the AOC Champagne and explain you the wine growing and more particularly our sustainable approach. You will also try the pruning, the tying step and pruning tools depending on the season. Next let's go to our cooperative of Villedommange, to understand what are the steps of our cuvées elaboration, from the platform to the cellars in which millions of bottles are ageing : Champagne will no longer be a mystery to you. After all, let’s go to our wonderful typical champagne cellar, 200 YO, where we will introduce you to the subtlety of complex aromas champagne vines offer, by tasting three of our cuvées with local food. Then you will discover the Ratafia de Champagne. We will end the visit by a unique eating and drinking experience : 3 cuvées with local « amuse bouche ». Other things to note Do not hesitate to ask me for a specific date if the availability of the schedule does not suit you. Plan a half day. Special rate of 95 euros for children under 18, contact me directly. We only provide this experience for 2 adults minimum.
Vinegrower's immersion !
I will welcome you on the estate then you will present the Champagne as a whole. In a second time, we go in the vineyards to present you different grape varieties, as well as work in progress. Then we walk in the village on foot to join our traditional press. I you explained his cycle of harvest, winemaking and champagne. You will witness the disgorging on the fly (ancestral method), practice the labelling, then we will go to our cellar to taste 3 vintages of your choice.
Eco-ballad & open tasting
What we love, we share. With this in mind and aboard my small electric car, I will be your guide and your private driver. Together, we will leave for a period of 2 hours to explore the historic vineyard of Aÿ-Champagne classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will immerse yourself in my profession as a winegrower for a peaceful and romantic stroll. Then, I will make you discover my champagnes in the heart of the vineyards. It is therefore surrounded by nature and facing unforgettable landscapes, that the moment of a tasting time stops, giving way to the effervescence of Champagne emotions. Prepare to share my bubble in the open air and remember to take a cap, hat, scarf, jacket and good humor (depending on the weather conditions) the day of our adventure. (Activity limited to 3 people per session) Other things to note Cancellation possible in case of heavy rain or bad weather conditions.
Afternoon champagne & family-growers
I will welcome you at 2:00 p.m. in front of the Reims Center train station tourist office. Start your sparkling day, immerse yourself in the history of your favorite Champagne houses. Let the historical village of Hautvillers and its famous church get you back in time. Take a few minutes to thank the Monk Dom Pérignon for his discovery and admire the breathtaking view of the UNESCO-listed vineyards. Travel through the southern vineyards of the elegant Montagne de Reims as your guide shows you the secrets of the region: Why are our vines planted on hillsides? Why is the soil made from such pure chalk? How can Pinot Noir make a white wine? Discover the cellar of a family-run winery. Visit the traditional press and the winery, where your host will make you discover the traditional "Champagne method", Appreciate several tastings of their own production and acquire tasting knowledge and expertise with these rare champagnes! Finish your afternoon with another 3 glasses of Champagne in a small family winery where you will be able to taste and compare various “cuvées”! Your experience will end between 6.30 pm and 7pm at Reims train station.
Champagne tasting class and lunch near Epernay
Be welcomed at 11:00am in Mareuil-sur-Ay at a typical Champagne House in the middle of Champagne vineyards (Le Clos Corbier). During the visit to the cellars dug in the 1850’s, you will start with the discovery of a traditional press and learn all about the secrets of the champagne making process. Take a seat and enjoy your tasting class with a champagne quiz then train your nose to identify the different aromas and flavors that can be found in champagne through an olfactory workshop. Get competitive as you get to identify blindly 3 different champagnes from small wineries all while eating some local snacks. Immerse yourself into the French lifestyle with a casual lunch which consists of homemade regional specialties like pâté croute, Langres, or pink biscuit cake paired with a variety of champagnes. You will also get to taste the local red wine Coteaux Champenois as well as the regional liquor Ratafia. (the lunch can be adapted to allergies or specific diets). Your Champagne experience ends after lunch around 2pm.
Cellar visit and Champpagne tasting class near Epernay
Be welcomed in Mareuil-sur-Ay at a typical Champagne House in the middle of Champagne vineyards (Le Clos Corbier). During the visit to the cellars dug in the 1850’s, you will start with the discovery of a traditional press and learn all about the secrets of the champagne making process. Take a seat and enjoy your tasting class with a champagne quiz then train your nose to identify the different aromas and flavors that can be found in champagne through an olfactory workshop. Get competitive as you blindly identify 3 different champagnes from the family including one Grand Cru Vintage. You will enjoy some local sweet treats and finger food paired with your champagnes ! (It can be adapted to allergies or specific diets) Two sessions available: - 11.00am à 12.30pm - 4.00pm à 5.30pm
Workshop How to taste champagne
I propose a Tasting Workshop that takes place in 2 stages. The first part is devoted to the presentation of Champagne and its terroirs (Montagne de Reims, Marne Valley, Côte des Blancs ...), and the art of making champagne. Then, in a second time, you will taste 3 very different champagnes in order to understand the nuances of the Champagne terroir. It could be 100% Chardonnay champagne, 100% Pinot Noir champagne and 100% Pinot Meunier champagne. You will leave by having understood what differentiates champagne from other sparkling wines, but also by having learned to taste it. What is the good champagne glass? At what temperature should it be served? What is a Blanc de Blancs champagne? How to give champagne with a dish. Other things to note This workshop is for everyone, neophytes as amateurs. It is offered in French and English.
Authentic visit in Champagne
EXPERIENCE IN ENGLISH Welcome to the heart of the activity of an independent winegrower! Here we do everything from A to Z, from the management of the vineyard to the vinification, with the passion for our profession handed down for 4 generations. We welcome you to our family estate where our small team will accompany you in your discovery! So you will have the pleasure of meeting either my brother Louis, Anastasia or Delphine our #girlpower team or even myself :). From the press to the winery through the cellar, the disgorging and labeling sites ... you will discover our work as a harvester-manipulator and the making of Champagne will no longer hold any secrets for you! To end on a high note, we offer you a tasting of 3 cuvées from our Heritage, Signature and Ephemere Collections in our tasting room with a panoramic view of the vines (and on the terrace if the weather permits!)
E-Bike Champagne day tour & lunch from Reims
We will welcome you at 9:00 am in front of the tourist office at Reims Center station, to start your day in Champagne through the vineyards and then to Epernay and its famous Avenue de Champagne, where several prestigious Champagne Houses are located. After a drive in Champagne country to a typical Champagne House, Le Clos Corbier, your bikes will be ready for you to ride. Your e-bike will allow you to explore some of Champagne’s most remote locations. Deserve your Champagne glasses cycling through Premier and Grand Cru villages, and fully experience the complexity of our terroir. Earn your glass of Champagne by pedaling an electric bike through the UNESCO-listed Champagne vines. Learn all the details of the vineyard and the “French Terroir”. Discover the birthplace of Champagne in the picturesque village of Hautvillers where Champagne was discovered. Take a step back in time for a few moments and discover the history of Champagne. Then visit the church where the famous monk Dom Perignon lived and is buried. Experience a ride alongside the Marne canal to make your way back to Le Clos Corbier. Do a cellar visit and tastings followed by a lunch, which consists of homemade regional specialties paired with a variety of champagnes, at a family domaine. After a day rich in experiences and precious memories, I will drop you off at 4:00 p.m. in Reims.
A visit to Tonnerre
When I arrived in Tonnerre as a Parisian, a thousand questions struck my mind: What was Tonnerre like before? What story do these beautiful storefronts carry? Who is this Chevalier D'eon? What is this huge water-filled hole (Fosse Dionne) doing here? So much mystery to which I finally found (almost) all the answers. Join me for a walk in this city of character: Tonnerre! (And I guarantee it, it will be Thunder ...) I will tell you some stories interspersed with anecdotes collected by research, by exchanges with the native inhabitants of this city, and completed thanks to your generous questions! This tour will be enriched as your curiosity speaks. I am making this visit to share around this city and its heritage, and we can finish this visit with a glass of Thunder. I will be happy to show you around and discover Tonnerre, as I will with friends who have come to visit me. When I arrived in Tonnerre as a Parisian, a thousand questions popped into my mind: What did Tonnerre look like before? What is the story behind these beautiful storefronts? Who is this Chevalier Deon? What is this huge water-filled hole (Fosse Dionne) doing here? So many mysteries to which I finally found (almost) all the answers. Join me for a stroll through this town of character