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Champagne Luxury

Champagne is a wine region lying about 100 km to the east of Paris, which was legally defined between 1908 and 1919 and consists of some 35 000 hectares of vineyards. 75% of these vineyards are to be found in the département of Marne, 17% in Aube and the remaining 8% in the départements of Aisne, Seine-et-Marne and Haute Marne.

Luxusní Champagne

Wine Region Champagne
Regional gastronomy Champagne


Event dates: coming soon
Venue: Reims

True Champagne bubbly in the time leading up to Christmas and New Year, following the trail of the Benedictine monk Dom Pérignon in and around Reims and Épernay - a stylish climax to the year's oeno-gastronomic odyssey!

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Programme

Thursday: Departure by coach from Prague at 21:00.

Friday: Arrive in Reims. Visit winery (Ruinart, Taittinger, Bruno Paillard...)

Free time for lunch or individual exploration of Reims and the cathedral. Transfer to Verzelay, visit a family champagne house (Dusset). Return to Reims with accommodation in the centre of town. Free evening.

Saturday: After breakfast transfer to the Côte de Blancs and return later via the Montagne de Reims. Visit 4 producers (St. Gall, Chauvet, Brugnon, Roger Brun, Petit Lebrun) with buffet lunch at one. Gastronomical dinner with matching different Champagnes to be taken at a renowned winery (Vilmart, Ployez).

Sunday: After breakfast check-out and transfer to Hautvillers. Visit a winery (Gobillard). Transfer to Épernay, where there will be free time for lunch or individual exploration of the town with the most expensive street in the world - Avenue de Champagne. Possibility to visit another Champagne house according to individual choice, e.g. Mercier, Moët et Chandon, De Castellane... Transfer to Reims and visit a famous Champagne house Pommery. Departure from Reims late afternoon/early evening.

Monday: Arrive in Prague in the early-morning hours.

Total price: 13.500.- CZK

Price includes

  • Transport in air-conditioned coach (bar, WC, video/DVD)
  • 2x accommodation in a double room with breakfast
  • 6x winery visits including tastings (entrance ticket included)
  • 1x buffet lunch accompanied by wines in the winery
  • 1x gastronomic dinner with matching wines with the winemaker
  • Tutored wine tasting on wines of the region conducted personally by Helena Baker
  • Guide and interpreter

Optional extras:

  • Sabrage of Champagne bottles (using a sabre) and intronisation into the order of Chevaliers du Sabre d'Or (Brotherhood of the Golden Sabre).
  • Possibility to purchase a variety of Champagne styles at prices undreamt of in the Czech Republic...

Single room supplement, additional meals, beverages, entrance tickets and medical travel insurance are not included.

Programme subject to change.

Maximum number of participants is limited to 35.

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