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Small-Group Day Tour of Moët et Chandon and Taittinger with Champagne Tasting from Reims

From $138.62
  • Tour of houses of Champagne from Reims
  • Visit Moët & Chandon and Taittinger
  • Tasting fees included
Small-Group Day Tour of Moët et Chandon and Taittinger with Champagne Tasting from Reims
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Small-Group Day Tour of Moët et Chandon and Taittinger with Champagne Tasting from Reims
From $138.62
Champagne tasting at Moët & Chandon and Taittinger is a not-to-be-missed experience for connoisseurs of vintage French bubbly. This small-group tour of the Champagne-producing region of Reims, France includes a stroll down the Avenue de Champagne in Épernay and a visit to the tomb of Dom Pérignon in Hautvillers.
What to Expect

Meet your guide and small group at the tour office in front of the Gare de Reims, France, the main railway station. You'll board an 8-passenger minivan for a full-day tour that includes two Champagne tastings. 

Relax on the 30-minute drive to Épernay where you'll start with a guided tour of Moët & Chandon, a prestigious French winery and Champagne house that produces Dom Pérignon. Learn about the corresponding history of its namesake, a 17th-century Benedictine monk who finalized the production process, and sip a glass of the world-renowned vintage.

Stroll along the Avenue de Champagne while your guide points out the many opulent Maisons de Champagne, including Perrier-Jouët and Mercier with their massive cellars holding Champagne collections. Back on board your vehicle, you'll  travel through a Marne Valley vineyard to see the grave of Dom Pérignon in the church of the former Benedictine Abbey of Hautvillers.

Lunch is at your leisure upon your guide's recommendation (own expense), before continuing your sightseeing of Reims, where you may recognize illustrious names such as Veuve Cliquot and Pommery.

Next is a tour and Champagne tasting at Taittinger, whose grapes are evenly distributed over 34 different vineyards; they include some of the appellation’s finest, with varietals consisting of 50% pinot noir, 15% pinot meunier, and 35% chardonnay.

Your tour concludes with return transport to the starting point.

Please note: wineries visited are subject to availability. Taittinger may be replaced by Mumm or Pommery, and Moët & Chandon may be replaced by Mercier or De Castellane.

Reviews (123)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent day

We were picked up on time by Melanie,she showed excellent knowledge about the area and the champange making. We did not let a disruptive couple spoil our day when we were told we could not visit Moet and Chandon, an alternative maker was visited which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Traveler10723791608
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile
Worth It

Our tour guide was Dorothée. She was very knowledgeable of the place as she is from the region. We stopped over to take some pictures. She recommended some good restaurants too. The tour was great. The tasting was even better, especially Taittinger. At the end...More

1  Thank roshand626
Reviewed October 7, 2018
Tasteful day in Reims

Our tour guide was Melanie. She is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. She knows the history of the area and also so many practical information. Her advice for lunch was great! We as a couple enjoyed the tour very much. You can learn so many things...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yasemin C
Reviewed October 7, 2018
The perfect day!

The tour pick up from the train station in Reims was easy to locate and the guide was right on time. Our guide, Melanie, was friendly, knowledgeable and her driving skills were very good. The weather provided a picture perfect day and both champagne house...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lindasV6469PB
Reviewed September 25, 2018
The story behind the bubbles

Collection and return to Rheins station by excellent guide Melanie. Polished explanation of the history and process in the Moët and Chandon production. Educational walk through the Caves underneath Champagne Avenue in Epernay. Rounded off with a visit to family run Tattinger and a visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 187147George
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October 4, 2018|
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Response from Anthony C |
Hi I would like to go to the champagne region without taking a minibus I would like to drive myself there can I actually drive there and book a tour when I get to the champagne region of Moet Chandon
October 4, 2018|
Response from 187147George | Reviewed this property |
Book with the company not with a client!!!!
August 28, 2018|
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Response from 90step | Reviewed this property |
Maybe, you’ll just have to call the service and see if they’d allow that. They were GREAT tour guides, very personable.