Enjoy a Glass of Champagne in Champagne!
31st May 2017
Nothing beats enjoying a glass of Champagne in Champagne, so if you’re planning a trip to this famous region, take a look at some of the Champagne Houses which offer tours and tasting and book online with no need to pay until you’re at the Champagne house.
Champagne Janisson et Fils is located in Verzenay, a village classified as Grand Cru in the heart of the Montagne de Reims, on one of the most prestigious soils of the Champagne region. The building is minimalistic in style and has a 360° view, where for just €15 you can enjoy a tasting of 3 Champagnes from the range whilst enjoying the panoramic view of the vineyards on the Montagne de Reims.
Just like the innovative architecture of its headquarters, 4th generation winemaker Manuel Janisson who has 9 hectares of only Grand Cru classified vineyards concentrates on quality of excellence and the singular style of his Champagnes; a fusion of tradition and modernity, design and authenticity.
The extraordinary vineyards provide Champagne Janisson et Fils the possibility to produce Champagnes with a great delicacy, complexity and rare elegance.
Situated in the heart of the prestigious Avenue de Champagne, in Epernay. Champagne André Bergère own vineyards in Etoges, Congy, Sézanne, Bethon, Charly-sur-Marne, Pavant, Mont Saint Père, Essomes, as well as Mesnil sur Oger, Oger, Avize, Chouilly and Cramant. They also own a beautiful mansion from 1900, it is here that Brigitte and André Bergère opened up an elegant B&B and a boutique for sales and tastings, they also have a beautiful tasting cellar.
During your guided tour, you will see the stages of the process in Champagne making, including pressing, the fermentation room, the bottling and the expedition. The tour is followed by a tasting where you will enjoy different Champagnes. This tour and tasting cost €35.
Since 2003, Champagne Charles Mignon has been listed among the greatest and most prestigious Champagne Houses on the UMC; Union des Maisons de Champagne (Union of Champagne Houses).
A line of wine growers has preceded Bruno and Laurence Mignon, the creative couple behind Champagne Charles Mignon.
With a variety of tours available, each starts with the discovery of the winery and cellars. After this, you settle down comfortably in the projection room to view a movie about the secrets of the elaboration of Champagne. You will then get a chance to taste at least one of their Champagnes.
One tour offers a glass of Champagne of choice served with local specialities from the Champagne region with Jambon de Reims (ham cooked in a special way) Boudin Blanc de Rethel (sausages from Rethel) Tomme des Ardennes (cheese)
Another tour ends with a tasting of Hymne à l’Amour Champagne, accompanied by the Madeleine au Biscuit Rose of Maison Fossier and Dark Chocolate, 70%, fève du Pérou from Chocolate maker Emmanuel Briet.
Prices start from €12
Book tours and tasting at various Champagne Houses via: www.champagne-booking.com
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