VIP Experience: Full-Day Champagne Tasting Tour from Paris by Private Car

Enjoy champagne straight from the source on this full-day excursion
From US$3,159 privately
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Tour Details
11 hours
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  • Private Champagne tour and tasting led by an expert sommelier or oenologist
  • Visit medieval marvels and historic wine cellars in Reims
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Tour Description
Imagine yourself sipping a glass of prestigious French bubbly while looking out over the acres of vineyards where the grapes were grown. Now imagine being able to sit back, relax and have all of the logistics taken care of for you as you head out from Paris and hop from champagne house to charming French towns to another champagne house. 

On this full-day tour to Champagne from Paris, you’ll explore the city of Reims and its surrounding countryside, home to some of the most important champagne producers in the world. You’ll visit the vineyards of small local winemakers and explore the cellars of a world-renowned champagne house. You’ll learn about the history of the Champagne region and why its climate is perfect for the production of the effervescent wine. 

Your expert guide on this journey is particularly well versed in the art of bubbly, and will provide you with thoughtful insights into the world of champagne production throughout your day. They will show you some of their favorite spots in the region and introduce you to the people behind the bottles. 

At the end of the day, thanks to tastings and conversations with specialists, You’ll have expanded your palates and learned to appreciate the nuances of a variety of different champagnes.

  • If you want to spend a very special day in a beautiful region of France, visiting prestigious champagne houses and testing their products. 
  • If you’ve always wanted to go champagne tasting but have been intimidated by doing the research and organizing the logistics yourself. 

  • Different cuvées of champagne at two different champagne houses
  • The cost of lunch is not included in this tour, however your expert will be happy to make a reservation at lovely local restaurant. 

  • 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 cart.
  • You will be visiting local establishments that have varying hours and availability by day and by season. We do our best to reserve certain champagne houses, but some may be closed on the day of your visit.  

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What is the legal drinking age in France?
The legal drinking age is 18.

How will we travel to Champagne from Paris?
You will meet your guide in Paris early in the morning. Together you will drive to Reims (2h drive) where you will explore the city and the Champagne region by car. At the end of the tour your guide and driver will drop you off at your hotel.

Which champagne houses will we visit? 
We aim to visit one highly prestigious and internationally known champagne house, as well a smaller, independent producer. Exact houses vary by day and season. If you have your heart set on tasting a particular house, please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate. .
We understand that some of our valued guests may have mobility concerns, and we want to ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience throughout your tour. If there are any accessibility concerns that your tour guide will need to be aware of, please let our team know at the time of booking.

Is this tour wheelchair-friendly?
Some of the shops we visit are small and many will have a step up to enter. The general route may include small streets with narrow sidewalks; please contact us if you have any questions regarding accessibility.

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We learned a lot and had a great time !
We had a wonderful time on our tour to Champagne and Charlotte was a primary reason it was so special.