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Maison Ruinart

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“chalk caves”(26 reviews)
“blanc de blanc”(16 reviews)
“non vintage”(17 reviews)
The House of Ruinart is unlike any other. It was the first established House of Champagne in 1729 and inspired by the intuition of a monk well ahead of his time…
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4 rue des Crayeres, 51100, Reims, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruinart produces fine champagne and, on a recent visit to their beautiful facility, we got to sample four different types. Our hostess, Fatima, was generous in her pours and we loved every drop. We had a 2007 Blanc de Blanc and their standard non-vintage Blanc...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ruinart is one of the most prestigious champagne houses in the world and we were lucky enough to book a visit with them. Tickets were 70€ per person - it’s more than other houses but having done an other one that was cheaper I can...More

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

We booked two champagne tours — one at Veuve Cliquot in the morning, and one at Maison Ruinart in the evening. We booked both tours over two months before we arrived in Reims, and the experiences could not have been more different. The evening started...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Allora23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to enjoy a tour and private dinner at Ruinart and it was an extraordinary experience. Our guide was informative and charming and welcomed questions from the group. The underground maze of chalk passages were just magical - it felt like I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an absolutely amazing Champagne house to tour. It has miles of underground passages and storage rooms for against the Champagne. We were astonished to learn how much work is involved in producing Champagne. What an incredible visual and tasting experience this was!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank chiasen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this champagne and I booked a day on Reims just for this tour. great reviews. we went to many houses of champagne, included Veuve (which it was great), but this one made a difference. the time was perfect, not rush. and the lady...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We were given tickets for this tour & wouldn’t have gone otherwise. But we were so pleased we did. The whole tour was so interesting & informative. Then, at the end of the tour we were given a glass of non-vintage & a glass of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

When we decided we wanted to visit Reims, I initially wanted to go to Veuve Cliquot because it was a brand I was familiar with in the United States. After some research, I found Ruinart and we decided to take a tour there. After a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

We booked a tour of Ruinart because it is one of our favourite houses in Champagne and we heard that its caves are spectacular. We were not disappointed. The tour includes an explanation of the history of Ruinart and the champagne method, followed by a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

The finest tour, and the most breathtaking cellars in all of Champagne, enjoyed our trip there immensely. Great wines, and the perfect way to experience the deep history of the region.

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 11, 2019|
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Response from lauradO9400TE | Property representative |
Dear Madam We accept kids, for whom the visit is free for under 18. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon. Bubbly regards Maison Ruinart
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March 15, 2019|
Response from mtbsafari | Reviewed this property |
That ... I do not know. Best to call or send an email. When I was there I only saw people on tours.
September 11, 2018|
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Response from SRCV73 | Reviewed this property |
Walked everywhere- but that’s not to say there isn’t a lift - ask them directly