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Eco-guided vineyard tours of Aÿ-Champagne in an electric car.Discover the Grand-Cru vineyards of Aÿ-Champagne and taste 3 qualities of Champagne at 10h or 13h30.Enjoy a Champagne aperitif in the vineyard at 17h or at miday for pic-nic into the...more
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Ay-Champagne | 12 rue Roulot, 51160 Ay, Ay-Champagne, France
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t imagine a more perfect day with James at Ay Eco Visite. I contacted him via email to arrange the tour and everything exceeded our expectations. As frequent visitors to Napa we were impressed at his level of service and knowledge about the Champagne region...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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ayecovisite, Propriétaire at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Hello from Champagne, I thank you so much for your comment. See you again in Aÿ-Champagne. James.

Reviewed July 25, 2016

The entire experience was 5 star and the best tour I have ever had. James the owner and wine maker picked us up in his electric car and gave us an unbelievable tour of the local Epernay vineyards . James local knowledge and knowledge as...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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ayecovisite, Gérant at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Thank you so much ! You know now my address and You are always welcome in Champagne for another ecoguided tour with me. All the best. Best memory. James Richard-Fliniaux.

Reviewed June 26, 2016

Just returned from a trip to the champagne region in France, Epernay and Ay a small village 3 kilometres from Epernay. We visited the Richard Fliniaux House for an Eco Tour, a private tour in a small ‘golf buggy like’ electric cart around Ay, including...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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ayecovisite, Propriétaire at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2016

I thank you so much for your comment. You know now the address and You are always welcome in Aÿ-Champagne and in my house for more champagne tasting !!! See you soon. James.

Reviewed August 28, 2015

We had learned a lot about the production of champagne but nothing about the growing of the grapes and the process of selling the juice. James filled in the gaps on the entire process James is the owner of a small champagne house in Ay,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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ayecovisite, Gérant at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2015

Hello, happy to see you in Aÿ. We have passed a nice moment with sun and Champagne. You are always welcome whenever you want. See you next time. Kind regards. James.

Reviewed May 7, 2015

this was a wonderful experience with a man ( james ) who is obviously passionate about his champagne vineyards. he was very friendly and imformative and prepared us a lovely picnic lunch with top quality champagne. thank you james hope to visit at harvest time...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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ayecovisite, Gérant at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2015

Hello and thank you so much. It was a really nice moment. See you next time. Kind regards. James.

Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is truly a hidden gem of an experience. James from 'Champagne RICHARD-FLINEAUX' provided an outstanding vineyard tour and commentary followed by a tasting of his excellent champagnes. Can not recommend this more highly! James and Heather Parrington, Adelaide, South Australia

Date of experience: April 2015
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ayecovisite, Gérant at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2015

Thank you so much for your comments. Hope to see you next time with pleasure. With my best souvenir!!! Kind regards. James.

Reviewed April 16, 2015

Extremely informative tour. The quiet electric car is perfect for having a conversation/lecture while traveling through the vineyard. James is a very good host, knows about champagne, and obviously loves sharing his knowledge with others. We live among vineyards in the pinot noir area of...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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ayecovisite, Gérant at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2015

Hello from Champagne. I thank you so much for your visit. It was a nice moment. Weather was so nice too. See you next time for a picnic. You are always wellcome in Aÿ-Champagne. James.

Reviewed April 16, 2015

We are group of 10 and when I tried to book the eco tour, I was told that his electric car has passenger capacity of only 3. We thus decided to visit his wine shop when we arrived Ay. James had a table for 10...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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ayecovisite, Gérant at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2015

Hello from Champagne. Thanks a lot for your message and See you next time for an ecoguided your of the vineyard of Aÿ. See you soon. James.

Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was definitely the highlight of our trip in the Champagne region. I was pleasantly surprised when I realised that this was in fact a private tour but in fact it was just my husband, myself and James (the gentlemen who organises the tour) enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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ayecovisite, Propriétaire at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2014

Hello from Champagne. Thank you so much for your comment. You are always wellcome in my house of champagne for another eco-guide private tour with my electric car. Next time for a picnic why not ? See you soon. Kind regards. James.

Reviewed July 20, 2014

Per the owner's email, the company was supposed to confirm our tour 48 hours prior to the tour start time. We had not heard from him, so the night prior we emailed to make sure we were still going to have it. We heard back...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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ayecovisite, Gérant at Ay Eco Visite, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2014

I'm so sorry about That. But this day the wheather was bad and i have offered to you the possibility to come to my office for à champagne tasting but I havent see you. Prehaps I had try to find à solution. I'm a winegrower...More

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rose M
July 15, 2015|
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Response from ayecovisite | Property representative |
Hello, it is normally only 3 persons. Depends of the total of kilo. 350 maximum. When do you want to visite me. I have a lot of demand at this moment. Kind regards. James.
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Bradley B
April 26, 2015|
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Hello, my office address is 12 rue Roulot. In the center of Aÿ. The price is 65€ per person. I must confirm you this your 48h before. The weather must be Nice. Can I have a mobile phone number please. See you soon. Regards... More
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Bradley B
April 26, 2015|
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Hello, weather will change. I home it Will be possible the picnic. I Will contact you on Monday. See you soon.
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