Tourism

A Trip To Champagne Trichet-Lorain

Travelling to different Champagne houses, you see completely different locations, from Châteaus to modern buildings to the location we visited – Champagne Trichet-Lorain, a lovely home with a tasting room attached which also leads down into their cellars located in Montbré in the Montagne de Reims. Céline Trichet-Lorain welcomed us in and treated us to…

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A Trip To Champagne Henri Chauvet

When entering the grounds of Champagne Henri Chauvet your day gets a bit brighter by a lovely garden of flowers and trees, you enter the building and are greeted with a big smile from Damien Chauvet and his lovely wife. A husband & wife team where they both wear various hats to keep their winery…

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A Trip To Champagne Faniel & Fils

We spent a lovely late morning and early afternoon with Mathieu Faniel, the owner and winemaker of Champagne Faniel & Fils, located in the heart of Cormoyeux, a small rustic village in the heart of the Marne. He took us on a tour of his cellars going under the beautiful church next door and venturing…

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A Trip To Champagne Duval-Leroy

Founded over 160 years ago in 1859, Champagne Duval-Leroy is a label with a strong history in the world of fine wines led by whom many regards as one of the pioneering female businesswomen of the industry, Carol Duval-Leroy. A brand who state they are inspired by passion, not fashion and that its house and its strength, Duval-Leroy…

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A Trip To Champagne Goutorbe Bouillot

We arrived in Damery at Champagne Gourtorbe Bouillot and for the first time on our trip, we were greeted by a lovely dog, older in age, very calm and welcoming, the dog gave us a detailed tour around the winery and poured us a glass of Champagne. OK, so the kind dog didn’t give us…

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A Trip To Champagne Paul Launois

Husband and wife, Julien and Sarah Launois design their cuvées from family vines made from Chardonnay Grand Cru grapes planted in Mesnil-sur-Oger in the Côte des Blancs. From the vine to the bottle of Champagne, they strive to work as naturally as possible and to respect the environment. Julien is the inventor of the Single…

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A Trip To Champagne Vollereaux

The second Champagne House of the day is Champagne Vollereaux. The Vollereaux family will always be happy to welcome you to their winery and cellars in Pierry. Our visit included a tour of their cellars and a Champagne and Cheese tasting. Entering their public tasting room, you see a modern tasting room with a fine…

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A Trip To Champagne Frerejean Frères

Our first stop in Champagne was at Frerejean Frères, The Frerejean Frères winery is in the Côtes des Blancs village of Avize, in the middle of the Champagne countryside. We stayed the night at their new guest house planned to host journalists, In the morning we enjoyed a lovely French breakfast with Didier Pierson, the…

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3 Must Visit Italian Sparkling Wine Wineries

Enjoying a fine Sparkling Wine is one thing, but enjoying it at the place it was created is another. If you ever travel to Italy and find yourself wanting a memory to last a lifetime, then these three wineries will surely do the trick. Ferrari Trento Starting in 1902, Ferarri Trento is now a wonderland…

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