Champagne is the only wine region that is also a luxury wine brand. It has global consumer recognition, it produces relatively small quantities, and has hundreds of years of heritage, which we will explore during your visit here.
We will customize an itinerary to your personal taste preferences and travel style. Whether you train from Paris, jet from New York, or helicopter from London, we'll create the right memorable experience for you. Remember, there are no "best" experiences.
There is only what's best for you!
Heritage Experiences take you further into the history and life of the great Champagne Houses. For the first time this year, smaller independent prestige family houses have decided to open their private homes and cellars for visits and even meals.
Dining Facilities On Premise : Pommery / Perrier Jouet / Ruinart
Picnics : Veuve Clicqout / Moet / Canard Duchene
Visit & Tastings : Gosset / Henriot / Deutz
We'll introduce you to the best quality Champagnes in the Grand Cru villages of the Ay, Avize, Chouilly, Cramant, and & Oger, home to Krug’s Clos du Mesnil vineyard. For connisseurs will arrange special access visits and tastings at speciality brands Ace of Spades, Philipponnat, Lamandier Bernier, Gimonnet, and Collard Picard.
An immersive vineyard experience will allow you to really connect with the wine makers and the wine making process. Special experiences might include a 2CV tour of a vineyard, horizontal and vertical tastings, clear wine tastings, paired lunches or even the possibility of making 100 bottles of your own Champagne.
There are several one-, two-and three-star Michelin restaurants in Champagne for you to enjoy. If this is the focus of your interest, we can reserve lunch at one of these. If you are staying overnight, we'd suggest dinner at one of these restaurants, giving you the chance to enjoy a vineyard picnic or a Haute Domaine Immersion Experience with lunch to get a great local feel.
There are, of course, some very nice local places we like to visit for light tasting menus, which can be paired with local grower Champanges and are particularly fun in the summer.
Staying overnight in Champagne allows you to slow down a little and enjoy experiences which you would not want to do on a single-day day tour, like ballooning or a picnic lunch cruise along the Marne River, or exploring the grapes from different sub regions. With a 2 night stay, you can visit all 3 major sub regions in depth and, if you are adventurous, with more time, we can extend your trip to discover the amazing wines of:
Loire, Burgundy, Alsace, Rhone, Provence or we can even travel to Italy, Spain or the UK and enjoy still and sparkling wines.