- 11 hours
NOTE: This tour includes a car service that will pick you up at your accommodation. Please tell us your hotel or apartment address in the 'Additional Details' box while adding the tour to your shopping cart.
Looking for a different Paris excursion? See our Giverny Tour or our Mont Saint-Michel Tour.
- Reims City Center
- Reims Cathedral
- Champagne Countryside
- Champagne vineyards, houses and wine cellars
- Hotel Pick-up
- Private Car from Paris to Champagne
- Champagne Tasting
Cynthia is Canadian and has been living in Paris for 30 years. She obtained a B.A. in Fine Arts (Photography) in Canada, then came to France to do a Masters in Art History at the Sorbonne. Her love of wine and cheese kept her in France. She studied wine at L’Académie du Vin and L’École du Vin, and is certified Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 3 with Merit. She then specialised in champagne - the king of wines and the wines of kings! She teaches champagne masterclasses, judges wine contests, hosts champagne tasting events, and loves taking people to visit her favourite champagne producers. She was voted Best Wine Tasting in Paris by Expatriates Magazine and Wine Expert of the Year by Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards. She is currently researching the role of women in the history of Champagne for a book project.
Charlotte grew up in Wisconsin but has spent many years falling in love with Paris and France, now making it her home. She holds a double degree in French and Theatre History and an MA in French/English Translation. She taught Art, Theatre, and American History at both the Sorbonne and Marne la Vallee Universities. After a rich experience in teaching, she had the opportunity to spend several years working in the wine department at the Cordon Bleu Paris. Charlotte is constantly looking at ways to link wine, food, art, and history and is passionate about sharing her discoveries.
Andrés has spent more than 16 years in Paris honing his culinary skills & knowledge. Starting in 2008 at the famous FERRANDI, L'école de cuisine et hôtelière, he learned the hard way the fine art of pastry & cuisine, apprenticing in noted Michelin-starred restaurants. Inspired by French cuisine, he then had the opportunity to study alongside European champion chef Olivier Boudot to discover secrets of French bread-making at the international Cordon Bleu school. Discovering a more epicurean penchant, he then left to study for the globally recognized Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Diploma, the French Wine Scholar, and the Champagne Master-Level program with the highest honors at the French Scholar Guild. He's also a Certified Wine Educator from the Society of Wine Educators. Now, armed with both the skills of a Sommelier & culinary nous, he is bringing the disciplines together as a food & wine editor, leading bespoke, fun, relaxed, ‘under the skin of the city’ tours around Paris’ independent delicatessens & vintners. He is also the co-founder of an Airbnb award-winning secret cheese cellar experience in Paris www.wetasteparis.com Join him in sharing his passion for the traditions, methods & history of arguably the finest cuisine and wine in the world.
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