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Cite du Champagne

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Very intresting tour about Champagne

I'm a novice when it comes to Champagnes but Saturday 13 april we went to Champagne House Collet... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bruges, Belgium
Amazing exhibit

Christophe was our guide for the tour, that lasted almost two hours. Really passionate about his... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Diego, California
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At the foot of Ay’s vineyard hillsides, registered as a UNESCO world heritage site, the Cite du Champagne opens the door of the oldest cooperative of champagne’s winegrowers. During a tour, a tasting or a workshop, travel more than anywhere else, in...more
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32 bis rue Jeanson | 14 Boulevard Pasteur, 51160 Ay, Ay-Champagne, France
+33 3 26 55 98 88
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm a novice when it comes to Champagnes but Saturday 13 april we went to Champagne House Collet. We learned a lot. It was very nice to see the passion and how it is made the Champagne and finally i know something more about it....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Christophe was our guide for the tour, that lasted almost two hours. Really passionate about his job, he took the time to explain everything as we strolled though the very complete exhibits, located in the historic buildings of the Collet house of Champagne. Really recommended

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

A nice welcome, excellent guide and a very good visit. The tour was informative and gave a good background on the Champagne industry. At the end we tasted two good champagnes

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

A fascinating introduction to the science of Champagne with a very informative below ground visit to the caves. Of course made all the better by the tasting at the end. Excellent guide.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank boodadley
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We visited La Cite in 2017and happily recommended it to all our friends but in December 2018 it was even better. Every element of the trip had been rethought and the linkage between history, background, the cellars, the artefacts and the tasting could not have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

So nice to have a welcoming and friendly champagne producer who wanted to talk to us rather than being all fussy! Good champagne and

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to understand the history of Champagne, the production methods and the industry today. We hadn't booked tickets, but this was not a problem at 2:00pm on a Friday. Only one other couple and us on the tour, meant that our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobMac60
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Just a great and informative experience, if you are staying in Ay or Epernay and want to know about champagne all rounder, please visit this place! Lovely staff and even better experience! Just wonderful!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carloscU2786EI
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The tour was excellent and very informative. Marie was very pedagogic and explained the champagne process in detail. The whole place is very well set up for visits and has modern information tools, providing an excellent introduction to everything champagne. The tour is 5 stars,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank efpolcuch
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I was lucky enough to be in the vicinity of Cite du Champagne Collet-Cogevi when Club Collet was operating. The most friendly people, locals listening to excellent music and sipping fabulous champagne. I visited the night before i left to return to Australia and made...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 813neridab
Cité du Champag... C, responsable des visites at Cite du Champagne, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear Sir, First of all we really thank you for having taken the time to share your experience. We are delighted to read that you appreciated the Club Collet. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again. Best regards, Valérie Antoine, responsable des...More

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