Private Half-day and Full-day in the Champagne Area
Do you wish to share a unique moment with your family and friends? You are quite the wine tourism lover? Sparkling Tour is for you! Thanks to its private half-day and full-day Champagne discovery tours, you will take part in an educative and tasty experience. You will benefit from a friendly professional guide’s explanations whichever option you decide to select from the private half-day or full-day in the Champagne area. You will also have the opportunity to taste exquisite unknown Champagnes. These Champagnes are prepared by passionate winemakers whom you will have the chance to meet. It will be their pleasure to talk to you about their product and to share their passion. Thanks to its two options – private half-day and full-day in the Champagne area – Sparkling Tour offers a unique convivial moment.
Private Half-day and Full-day in the Champagne Area with a Qualified Professional Guide
Once you have chosen between the two options – private half-day or full-day in the Champagne area – you will be entrusted to the good care of your guide. Our lead guide graduated from the ESC Troyes. He has several years of experience as head of client services in the most widely-known Champagne cellars. This experience allowed him to learn more about Champagne and grow a passion for this renowned product. Private half-day or full-day in the Champagne area options put you in contact with a friendly professional guide. This guide has their heart set on offering the most comprehensive and enjoyable experience possible in Reims and Epernay.
That is why, from the start of the tour – whichever option you have selected, either private half-day or full-day in the Champagne area option. They offer to pick you up at the train station or directly at your hotel with their minivan. This way guarantees utmost comfort: you just have to sit back, relax and become immersed in the authentic Champagne atmosphere. Later on, you will have plenty of opportunities to know more about the area. And talk about it with your guide while sipping a savory glass of Champagne. If you opt for a full-day experience, you will be granted access to a gastronomic meal. A tasteful break between two vineyard visits.
An Area Filled with History
Champagne is a beverage named after the area from which it originates. This ancient product has a very rich history and has experienced many changes to reach its actual state. Through the private half-day or full-day in the Champagne area options, you will have the opportunity to learn more about this area’s amazing cultural heritage. There are different options – private half-day or full-day in the Champagne area – so as to adapt your tour to your budget. Nevertheless, it is recommended to choose the private full-day. In order to fully enjoy the Champagne tour since you will get access to the entire guide’s knowledge. You will also have the possibility to taste a wider variety of Champagnes and meet with more producers. Both private half-day and full-day in the Champagne area options will offer a most enjoyable experience. See Cellar-Visits.
The private half-day and full-day in the Champagne area options also give you the opportunity to admire the beauty of the Champagne landscapes. Indeed, the Champagne area offers a rare panorama with unobstructed views of verdant landscapes. The hillsides, cellars and vineyards have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2015. The area then attracts wine tourists from all over the world. They come to discover the cradle of this famous beverage. Thanks to the private half-day or full-day in the Champagne area options, you will be able to enjoy the wine tourism in the Champagne area experience of your dreams.
Cellar-Visit, Champagne Tasting…
In order to provide you with a fully-adapted service, Sparkling Tour offers you to choose between the private half-day and full-day in the Champagne area options. This way, you can make your choice according to our schedule, budget and preferences.
Half-Day in the Champagne area
Once you have chosen between the private half-day and full-day in the Champagne area options, you will have the choice of booking directly through our website or to contact us by phone. The half-day tour consists in a four-hour trip, starting either at 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. Your guide will pick you up at the agreed location. Then he will take you to visit the Saint-Pierre d’Hautvillers abbey. A historical and emblematic landmark for Champagne – included in both the private experience options. There, and among other curiosities, you will see the grave of Dom Pérignon. This famous historical figure is at the root of Champagne as we know it today. Both options – the private day – give you the possibility to visit this historical site.
Half-Day part two
Then you will met with the first producer and taste their production: Premier Cru Champagne. After that, you will meet with the second winemaker who will make you taste Grands Crus Champagnes. Please note that both options give you the possibility to talk with the producers. They are directly in charge with most of the production chain and will consequently be fully able to answer your questions. These independent winemakers – especially selected for these tours through a careful process – are characterized by their passion for their products and their area. That is why it is a pleasure for them to give you a tour of their vineyard and cellar. The private half-day and full-day in the Champagne area options put you in close contact with the best winemakers in the area. Answering your questions, they will most surely pass on their passion to you and leave you enriched by this experience.
You prefer the second when selecting between private half-day and full-day in the Champagne area options? You will have greater opportunity to discover Champagne culture. Your guide will be at your disposal for a total duration of eight and a half hours. The day will start at 9.30 a.m. The program is the same as the half-day tour with additional activities. After meeting with the first Premier Cru winemaker, you will be able to enjoy a gastronomic meal. This feature is included in the tour and consists of starters. A main course, dessert and coffee as well as a glass of Champagne.
Then, for both private half-day and full-day tours, you will carry on with your visit but you will meet with an additional Grand Cru winemaker. The winemakers will give you the chance to taste three glasses of Champagne each. All in all you will have the opportunity to taste ten glasses of Champagne whereas six are being offered in the half-day tour. Please note that apart from the half-day and full-day, you can opt for a private visit. This means you can book for two. So this is the perfect option if you want to offer this tour as a special present. No doubt our private half-day and full-day tours in the Champagne area will allow you to have the tour you’ve always wished for.
Do not hesitate to consult our article on “How to serve Champagne well“.
Purchasing Champagne in Shops or Directly from the Producer
In order to complete your Sparkling Tour experience, the private half-day and full-day tours in the Champagne area make it possible for you to purchase Champagne in shops or directly from the Producer. After testing this absolutely exquisite bubbly wine you will have the opportunity to buy the bottle of your choice. For your information, the Champagne bottles you will gain access to are usually not for sale in supermarkets. So make the most of your private experience in the Champagne area to bring your favorite bottles back home! Contact us!