Par Claude061 le 19 February 2012 à 20:45
Incredible trip in Paris & Champagne
Private Guided Wine Tour (english and chinese)
Tour highlights include a 3-full day experience of the legendary Champagne wine culture
Visits to prestigious champagne producers and tastings of the most illustrious vintages from Veuve Clicquot to Moët & Chandon via the fabulous Dom Perignon.
Also including are luxury accommodations, a private driver and specialized guide and all entrance fees and taxes. All tours are customized to meet your personal specifications.
Travel in small groups till 8 to 10 guests.
Day 1: Arrival in Paris
Celebrate your arrival in Paris at the Hotel with a cup of Champagne. On the evening, a little trip with your guide/driver in Paris by night to see the famous Eiffel tower and the wonderful Champs-Elysées. Dinner in a gourmet restaurant.
Day 2: Route du Champagne
After your first lovely french breakfast visit the vaulted wine cellars of the Musée du Vin to learn all you need to know about the basics of wine-making before embarking on your private tour. Then follow the picturesque Route de Champagne as it winds through vineyards and hilltop villages. Arrival on the evening in Reims, the capital of Champagne (80 miles east of Paris). Install in a confortable and elegant hotel in the center of Reims.
Day 3: Visit Veuve Clicquot at Reims
Visit the exceptional cellars at nearby Veuve Clicquot and attend a degustation of their celebrated millésimes (best years of champagne production). Enjoy lunch at the restaurant in the vineyards of the Montagne de Reims. Seize the opportunity to taste La Grande Dame, Veuve Cliquot’s most prized champagne!
A trip to Reims would not be complete without a visit to NotreDame de Reims, the magnificent Gothic Cathedral, where the kings of France were crowned.
Day 4: Visit Moët et Chandon at Epernay
On these Côte des Blancs hillsides, thousands of local producers grow the Chardonnay grapes that compose this fabled drink. Stop to meet them, learn about their time-honored growing and harvesting methods and, if time permits, sample their champagne.
At Epernay, stop at Moët et Chandon for a private tour of their oldest cellars to gain invaluable insights into the making of this prestigious label. Your specialist guide will demonstrate their processing and bottling methods and explain why Moët et Chandon’s quality stems from the skill of oenologists and the experience of cellar masters through generations.
Taste one of the finest Dom Perignon vintages in a private salon with your own sommelier. Learn why its cuvée Dom Pérignon is made only in the best vintage years from 100% Grand Cru grapes.
Day 5 : Departure
AfterA final delicious breakfast in your hotel, you can continue on to other travels
Four nights in hotel standard of your choice
Four french breakfasts
Three gastronomic lunches
Two dinners (drinks not included with the lunches and dinners)
English speaking wine expert driver/guide for three fully guided days on Days 2, 3 and 4
Wine tastings and visits as described
Wine making course
Use of a comfortable private vehicle for your explorations of the vineyards
Claude Massoc 00 33 (0) 603 452 601
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