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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. The workshop will take place in a convial place, facing the halls of Boulingrin in the heart of Reims. Other things to note This workshop is for everyone, neophytes as amateurs. It is offered in French and English.
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.
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 ! Then we'll conclude the visit by tasting a glas of «  vin Clair », champagne before the bubbles, in the winery and immersing yourself in the world of wood. 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. 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 70 euros for children under 18, contact me directly. We only provide this experience for 2 adults minimum.
Blind tasting
I propose a guided tour of the facilities with press, winery and cellar, during which I will explain the vinification of champagne. You will follow the path of grapes, from the press to the bottle. You can test your knowledge with a game that will ask you to awaken your touch, then I will offer a blind tasting of 3 vintages. Will you know how to recognize them? Other things to note duration of the activity: 2 hours child's corner to occupy them during the tasting
Tasting with a local producer in his cellar !
Sanitary information : All required protective equipment is provided. We will visit the cellar of a local producer of champagne in a Mountain of Reims UNESCO classified village. Option : if you prefer a 100% nature experience, we can have a drive to most beautiful landmarks in the middle of the vineyards UNESCO classified. During the drive, we will see a windmill and a lighthouse at the top of an hillside of vineyards of Champagne. Just tell me. My friend winemaker will welcome us at his place and we will visit his family exploitation. He will explain you his work and show you the different steps of production of champagne : from the press to the cellar going through the tanks room where the juices are stock waiting for the bottleling. We will save a lot of time for the tasting which is the most important. You will choose the bottle you want to drink during the visit of the cellar. If you hesitate, I will be there to give you advice. At this time, I will explain you the different types of champagne. We will drive back on the small road of Champagne through the vineyards. Immersive experience ! Other time can be scheduled, just ask by message. Special experience on an all day, ask for it.

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Champagne Vines &Cellars tour from Reims
Let's follow Dom Pérignon in Champagne! I will meet you at 9:15am at the Reims city train station. Before the first tasting, we will take you to two of our favorite places: - The Reims Cathedral, where Kings of France used to be coronated, - Our favorite Boulangerie to taste the best croissant ever We will be ready for the first Champagne tasting in a Maison de Champagne where you will see the unmissable Champagne caves, Unesco world heritage. We will then stop for lunch and pair Champagne with local food. After lunch we will see the Champagne countryside, stop in the vineyards, have a lovely walk, learn about viticulture, take great pictures, stop at Dom Perignon's church and enjoy another nice & fresh Champagne in the vines. Then we will visit an authentic family estate and learn all the secrets of their bubbles and enjoy the last tasting of the day. To finish we will stop in Epernay, Capital of Champagne. End in Epernay train station at 5pm. Ticket includes a 20% Airbnb commission +20% VAT More options? Discover my tour to north Burgundy and my online wine tasting. Contact me for more availabilities.
Champagne vineyards with a vintage car
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.
Afternoon Champagne visit and tasting class near Epernay
Be welcomed at 4.30pm 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) Your Champagne experience ends around 6pm.
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, Sophie 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!)
Champagne tasting-discovery tour
Visit and tasting-discovery in the heart of the Sarce Valley. We offer you a commented and guided tour of the vines, the cellar and the estate, then a tasting-discovery of 2 of the house's cuvées.
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.
All the champagne in half a day
Sanitary information : All required protective equipment is provided. I will make you discover the UNESCO landscapes of the Champagne aera, a local producer of Champagne and taste different types of champagne during the tour. 1- I will collect you where you are staying in Reims or in Epernay. 2- We will drive to the mountain of Reims across the villages and vineyards of Champagne. You will see the landscapes, the points of views and understand why the Champagne grappes are so specials. 3-You will meet a local winemaker in his cellar. He will show you his private production site and cellar. I will explain the differences beteween the small producers and the big houses of Champagne. 4 - Tasting time ! My friend will make you taste different types of Champagne taken from the cellar while explaining you how you can feel each special taste. You will taste minimum 3 different champagnes. 5 - If you want you can buy some champagne with the discount prices of the cellar, but there's no obligation at all. My friend even won't offer it to you, I will manage that directly with you, only if you're interested in. 6 - I will drive you back safely to your place with a lot of things to share with your friends :)
In the footsteps of Isid'or
In the footsteps of Isidor will immerse you in the history of Champagne and its famous bubbles. Isidor, born in 1840, is the first winemaker in my family. I'll meet you in front of the Villedommange cooperative. I will tell you about the history of Champagne, its terroir, its inhabitants and of course its famous sparkling wine. I will then visit our cooperative to follow the path of the grapes, from the unloading quay to the bottle in order to understand the importance of the role of cooperatives in Champagne yesterday and today. You will then discover the world of wood, through a visit to the winery, in which the wine from our fabulous Isid'or cuvée is aged. A tasting of this cuvée in our magnificent typically Champagne cellar will close the visit. Other things to note You must have sufficient mobility to go up and down stairs. Do not forget to take a warm garment even in summer because the cellars are (very) cool!
Atelier dégustation Champagne & déjeuner
Rendez-vous à 12h au Clos Corbier, à Mareuil-sur-Ay, une Maison typique Champenoise. Découvrez notre pressoir et nos caves, participez à des ateliers ludiques sur le Champagne, entraînez-vous à identifier les différents arômes et saveurs présents dans le Champagne au travers d‘un atelier olfactif. Relevez le challenge en tentant d’identifier à l’aveugle des Champagnes de producteurs indépendants différents autour d’un apéritif local. Appréciez un déjeuner champêtre composé de spécialités régionales faites maison et d'une variété de Champagnes. Votre expérience se termine après le déjeuner aux alentours de 14h30.
Atelier "Champagnes & Macarons" cent pour cent Agéen
Je vous accueille au cœur d'une dégustation exclusive et privée toute en gourmandise. Je vous partagerai ma philosophie et ma méthode d'élaboration de mes Champagnes Grand Cru d'Aÿ. Vous apprécierez différentes qualités de Champagne dans différentes flûtes de dégustation pour accroitre l'expérience sensorielle. Puis, nous apprendrons à sublimer le Champagne avec les macarons d'un maître Pâtissier de mon village. Une dégustation unique, un moment de convivialité et de partage. Autres remarques La durée de l'atelier est d'environ 2h.
Little Bacchus in champagne
"Les petits Bacchus en Champagne" is a unique experience that will take young and old into the world of grapes. I invite you to meet in one of my plots located in my family village of Villedommange, in the vineyards of the mountain of Reims. Once in my plot, I will first explain the growth cycle of the vine and the manual work necessary for its good growth. Young and old can safely try the winemaker's tools. Then we will discover together the secrets of the soil that nourishes the vines and the wild plants that make up all the biodiversity of the Champagne vineyards. To close this sequence of discovery of nature, we will take flowers and plants to make a mini herbarium that children will keep in memory of this great experience. We will finish with a picnic snack in the vineyards: the grown-ups will be able to appreciate our Sweet Rosé Champagne and the children will enjoy locally produced artisanal fruit juices, all accompanied by sweet Champardises, local specialties. Other things to note This experience is suitable for adults and children.
Visite authentique en Champagne
EXPERIENCE EN FRANCAIS Bienvenue au cœur de l'activité d'un vigneron indépendant! Ici nous faisons tout de A à Z, de la conduite de la vigne à la vinification, avec la passion de notre métier transmise depuis 4 générations. Nous vous recevons dans notre domaine familial où notre petite équipe vous accompagnera dans votre découverte! Ainsi vous aurez le plaisir de rencontrer soit mon frère Louis, soit Sophie ou Delphine notre team #girlpower ou encore moi-même :). Du pressoir à la cuverie en passant par la cave, les chantiers de dégorgement et d'habillage... vous découvrirez notre travail de récoltant-manipulant et l’élaboration du Champagne n'aura plus de secrets pour vous! Pour terminer en beauté, nous vous proposons une dégustation de 3 cuvées de nos Collections Héritage, Signature et Éphémère dans notre salle de dégustation avec vue panoramique sur les vignes (et en terrasse si le temps le permet !)
Discovery of Champagne Vineyard
Walking tour of 2.2 km in the vineyard Tasting of Champagne(s) Cellar tour in option with our partner ( Discovery Tour including 2 tastings of Champagne)
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. The workshop will take place in a convial place, facing the halls of Boulingrin in the heart of Reims. Other things to note This workshop is for everyone, neophytes as amateurs. It is offered in French and English.
Afternoon Epernay & 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 with a drive through the magnificent Avenue de Champagne and 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.
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