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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.
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
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 70 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.
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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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!)
From vine to Champagne glass in a French vintage car
During our 4-hour ride, we will tell you the history of the Champagne region and the work of the vine depending on the seasons. Step back in time enjoying the comfort of our period vehicle: a Renault Clan 4L dating back to 1989 nicknamed Jeannette. Winemaker's cellar tour, Champagne creation explanation & 3 tastings. Stops with vineyard views. The opportunity for you to photograph beautiful landscapes. Immersive experience in the middle of the vineyards: Initiation to the art of sabrage the Champagne bottle, tasting a half-bottle and 'biscuits roses' (local cookies).
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.
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 !)
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.

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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!)
From vine to Champagne glass in a French vintage car
During our 4-hour ride, we will tell you the history of the Champagne region and the work of the vine depending on the seasons. Step back in time enjoying the comfort of our period vehicle: a Renault Clan 4L dating back to 1989 nicknamed Jeannette. Winemaker's cellar tour, Champagne creation explanation & 3 tastings. Stops with vineyard views. The opportunity for you to photograph beautiful landscapes. Immersive experience in the middle of the vineyards: Initiation to the art of sabrage the Champagne bottle, tasting a half-bottle and 'biscuits roses' (local cookies).
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.
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.
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 !)
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
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.
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.
Visite et dégustation de Champagne
Le Champagne Pascal -Fleury, en partenariat avec la Maison Minoterie, vous propose de venir découvrir leur exploitation familiale. Nous vous ferons visiter les toutes nouvelles installations (cuverie et pressoir) de Lucas Fleury, jeune viticulteur passionné qui vient de s'installer en bio. La visite est ludique, conviviale et vous apprendrez toutes sortes de choses sur la vinification. Une dégustation des différentes cuvées vous sera offerte à la fin de la visite, c'est un excellent moment pour échanger sur vos goûts champagnistiques!
Veuve Clicquot special tour
Sanitary information : All required protective equipment is provided 1- Pick up where you are staying in Reims or Epernay. 2- Welcome and short presentation of the tour. 3 - Drive through the city to Veuve Clicquot Champagne place 4 - Visit the well-known cellars full of champagne bottles. 5 - Learn the champagne method and Veuve Clicquot history. 6 - Taste 2 different champagnes of Veuve Clicquot and enjoy the atmosphere of the Veuve Clicquot tasting room. 7 - Take advantage of the Veuve Clicquot shop to see all the branding products. 8 - Drive through the UNESCO classified landscapes and vineyards of Champagne 9 - Way back to your place with a lot of memories and photos. The tour will be in a convertible car if the weather permits.
Bike ride forest of fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is 65 km south east of Paris. It is 45 minutes by train from Gare de Lyon in Paris. Along our 29 kilometers bike tour, we will discover some fascinating places of the forest on bikes that I carefully maintain. We will have several breaks and I will give you many explanations about the forest. Get ready to an uphill slope to take advantage of a panoramic view over Fontainebleau, I will tell you the history of the castle which can be seen in a distance. Then we will ride our bike on a nice flat and quiet forest car-free road, but also on some path, which will allow us to join the most beautiful aspects of the itinerary like for example some well-known places to rock climber. We will see several panoramic views and also the charming little village of Barbizon where several famous painters lived in the 19th century. A nice route to explore various areas of the forest of Fontainebleau on some little used paths. Other things to note The route is easy for those who know they can ride 29 Kilometers. Only 2 uphill that we will be able to negotiate on foot if necessary. You can contact me for an availability request if you don't find the day you wish (according to my availability)
Morning Champagne Pommery and family grower from Reims
Meet your guide at 9.00 am in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station and start the day with the discovery of Reims city centre by minivan. Drive by “Notre Dame de Reims”, one of the first monuments to be registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover some emblematic places of the city, such as the “Porte de Mars”, 2000-year-old arch, last Roman gate of the city. Absorb the historical atmosphere of the city, home of the coronation of the kings of France. Make the most of your morning in the Champagne region starting with the exploration of the famous House of Champagne Pommery, with a complete tour of their cellars which are classified at UNESCO World’s Heritage. Finish in style this visit with two champagne tastings. Have a break at a viewpoint on the elegant Montagne de Reims vineyards where your guide points out the particularities of the region: Why are our vines planted on hillsides? Why is our subsoil made out of such pure chalk? Why does champagne only come from the Champagne region? End your morning by discovering a family-run winery. Tour the still used today traditional press and vat room as your guide details the Champagne method. Appreciate several tastings of their production and acquire tasting knowledge and expertise with these rare champagnes! Your morning tour ends at 1.00 pm in front of Reims centre train station.
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 70 euros for children under 18, contact me directly. We only provide this experience for 2 adults minimum.
E-Bike Champagne day tour & lunch from Reims
I 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 deep 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 cycle down 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 4:45 p.m. in Reims.
E-Bike Champagne day tour & lunch from Epernay
I will welcome you at 9.45 am at the intersection of Avenue de Champagne and Rue Jean Chandon Moët. Pass by the famous Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, where several prestigious Champagne Houses are located. After a drive deep 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 cycle down the Marne canal to make your way back to Le Clos Corbier. Do a cellar visit and tastings followed by a lunch, whith homemade regional specialties paired with champagne. After a day full of experiences and precious memories, I will drop you off at 3:15 p.m. in Reims. If the bike tour cannot take place due to bad weather, we will organize the same program, but in a minivan!
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