Private tour and wine tasting in Champagne with Moet et Chandon
You will start the day with a scenic drive through the route du Champagne. Picturesque villages, spectacular vineyards, your tour guide will share his knowledge and explain the concept of “ French terroir”: the grape varieties, the importance of the soil, the pruning, the climate, the sun exposition, etc....
You will then arrive in Epernay, also called the "Capital of Champagne". You will discover Epernay’s Avenue de Champagne where you could find the most prestigious Maisons de Champagne, for example, Moët &Chandon, Perrier-Jouet, Mercier, and much more.
You will then start your guided tour and tasting at Moët & Chandon. The House was founded in 1743 by Claude Möet. Discover everything about the Champagne making: the grape varieties, the blending, the double fermentation, etc You will be amazed at the length of the limestone galleries, an ideal place to age the champagne. After the visit, you will arrive in a small boutique winery and try the local region specialties and pair them with different Champagne: Blanc de Blancs (champagne made from Chardonnay), Blancs de noir (champagne made from pinot noir) or rosé. A tasting is also planned in a small family estate.
You will stop in the quaint village of Hautvillers for a tour of the abbey where you will discover the tomb of Dom Perignon, a monk who contributed to the process of the champagne making. A tasting is also planned in a small family winery