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Bubbly Champagne -

with Grape Tours in June 2020

- 4 nights (3 full days)

Day 1 – Monday, June 8 2020

ARRIVAL IN REIMS, GUIDED VISIT & WELCOME DINNER

 

You will arrive at the hotel in the afternoon and after check-in, we will meet for a guided tour of Reims city and its beautiful Cathedral. On this first evening, we will enjoy a welcome dinner with an introduction to Champagne. 

Please notice that travel to and from Reims is best by TGV train from Paris (takes around 45 minutes).

 

Day 2 – Tuesday, June 9 2020

LA VALLEE DE LA MARNE, CHAMPAGNE & BRIE

 

Today we will go on the discovery of Vallée de la Marne famous for Pinot Meunier based wines and its small Champagne vignerons especially biodynamic producers. 

Between 2 Champagne visits & tastings, we'll stop at a Brie cheese dairy, which is another local produce and one of France's most iconic cheeses. 

Lunch will be provided at one of the wineries. We will finish our first day by a famous Champagne House in Reims.

Free evening in Reims to rest, explore, or eat & drink more (or all of the above!)

 

Day 3 – Wednesday, June 10 2020

LA MONTAGNE DE REIMS & EPERNAY (Côte de Blancs)

Today we will become more familiar with Pinot Noir & Chardonnay in Champagne and head around Epernay to understand the terroir effect and the Echelle Des Crus.

We will visit 3  wineries, including one on the famous Champagne House located in Avenue de Champagne! We'll of course also enjoy another lovely lunch served up with more wine! 

Stop in charming village Hautvilliers.

Free evening in Reims to rest, explore, or eat & drink more (or all of the above!)

 

Day 4 – Thursday, June 11 2020

LA CÔTE DES BARS

In La Côte des Bars we will go on the discovery the southern part of Champagne AOC and of Rosé de Riceys wines. Lunch will be at the winery. 

In the evening we will enjoy a special dinner in Reims hosted by a famous Champagne House. 

Day 5 – Friday, June 12 2020

Au revoir!

 

After breakfast at hotel, check-out and departure.

 

THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

Guide: Pierre Gouttenoire

Roundtrip transportation in mini-van or small bus from Reims

Accommodation in 4-star hotel in central Reims (4 nights)

Winery visits & tastings, group activities, guided visits and tickets

All meals in great mentioned local restaurants or farms (standard wine included)

 

Cost per person (based on double room occupancy): 2000 euro

(single occupancy 2200 euro/p.p.)

 

The tour will be confirmed if we can fill it up with 8 pp - max attendance 20 pp. 

Please shoot us an email on contact.grapetours@gmail.com if you may be interested in signing up!

 

NOT INCLUDED:

Transportation to and from Reims on day 1 and day 5, and meals not specified in the itinerary.

 

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