Champagne trip to Moët & Chandon including family winery and lunch from Reims
If you're staying in Reims, take a trip to visit the prestigious Champagne House Moët & Chandon. You'll also visit Hautvilliers picturesque village and a family winery including a wine tasting session.
Meet your friendly guide in the morning and hop in your minivan to start the day with a full tour of the underground cellars of the prestigious of the Champagne House Moët & Chandon.
You'll enjoy a nice morning Champagne glass and prepare your palate for 10 Champagne wines tasted during the day! While you stroll through the vineyards of La Montagne de Reims, your guide will explain the particularities of the region from the grape varieties to the vine growing and winemaking process.
Then, you'll drive through the beautiful Champagne Avenue in Epernay and explore the picturesque village of Hautvillers. The cradle of Champagne, Hautvilliers was home to the Monk Dom Pérignon who spent 47 years of his life here. You'll have a walk through the alleys of the fascinating church where the first Champagne bubbles are known to have come to life. The most exquisite panoramic view on Champagne’s UNESCO-listed World Heritage vineyards awaits for you.
The day continues with an olfactory workshop and a challenging blind tasting in a restored Champagne house. You'll learn about the different aromas and flavors that can be found in Champagne.
At lunch, a traditional aperitif followed by a regional meal with paired wines and Champagnes will be served. Get introduced to local products like baguette, Reims’ ham, regional cheeses, pink biscuit, Ratafia!
You'll visit the traditonal press, vat room and cellar of an authentic Champagne grower. Stroll down the cool cellar corridors and glance at the immense quantity of bottles slowly maturing. Enjoy several tastings of their best–seller “cuvees” and find the best values of Champagne!
Your effervescent tour ends at 6.00pm.