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Small-Group Wine-Tasting Trip to the Champagne Region from Paris

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 12 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3777CHAMPAGNE
Enjoy a wonderful day trip from Paris to Champagne, one of the most famous regions in France, and indulge in eight tastings of bubbly in three different locations! With your expert guide, a trained sommelier, visit Moët & Chandon in the town of Epernay for your first tasting. Then visit the village of Hautvilliers, the home of the monk Dom Pérignon and the birth place of Champagne, before enjoying more Champagne and a French lunch of cheese and charcuterie at a small boutique winery. Finish with another tasting in the Premier Crus area. Groups are limited to eight passengers, ensuring a personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Small-group tour
  • Get inside tips from a local
After pickup from your hotel or apartment in Paris, relax in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan on the short drive to the Champagne region of France. Your small-group tour is guided by a trained sommelier with an extensive knowledge of the Champagne region and its beautiful vineyards.

Your first stop is the world-famous Champagne house Moët & Chandon, near the town of Epernay. During your tour, learn about the Champagne-making process as you discover the underground chalk cellars where the Champagne is aged. Finish the tour with the day’s first glass of bubbly, and then hop back in your minivan for the drive to the delightful village of Hautvilliers, home to the ancient Benedictine abbey where a local monk by the name of Dom Pérignon (maybe you’ve heard of him?) worked on the creation of Champagne in the 18th century.

From Hautvilliers, head to a small boutique winery that produces high-quality Champagne. After a tour of the winery, taste three different Champagnes and one wine while enjoying a French lunch of cheese and charcuterie (cured meats like sausage and pâté) and admiring the spectacular views of the Marne Valley. In the afternoon, your tour continues to the Premier Crus area, where you’ll visit another boutique winery for your final Champagne tasting of the day. You’ll receive three tastings of Premier Crus (a classification of French wine that denotes very high quality) before heading back to Paris.

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Departure Point:
Centrally located hotels and apartments in Paris
Departure Time:
7:30am
Return Details:
Returns to central Paris near Les Halles

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Small-Group Wine-Tasting Trip to the Champagne Region from Paris

Small-Group Wine-Tasting Trip to the Champagne Region from Paris

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Lunch
  • 8 Champagne tastings
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Occasionally it will not be possible to visit Moët & Chandon Champagne House due to closures for private functions. In this case, you will visit Mercier Champagne House
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Beatrix N, September 2014

We went to 3 different champagne regions and only had 1 more couple with us which made the trip very enjoyable. Well worth the money.

Reviewed by: Stephen S, September 2014

Great trip! Small group was a pleasure versus some of the larger bus tours, our guide, Daniel, was extremely knowledgeable and enjoyable to spend the day with (a must especially for a small group being together 12 hours!) and the 3 champagne makers they chose were outstanding. A real pleasure to start with the largest and best known (Moet) and then to experience the smaller and, by most standards, higher quality champagne makers in the region. On top of all of that, the lunch at one of the vineyards was truly an outstanding local experience. I would recommend to any and all.

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Tour code: 3777CHAMPAGNE