Taste 24 Champagnes in 24 Hours!

One night Champagne Tasting in Epernay- taste 24 Champagnes

Epernay vineyard tour

At a glance

Region: Champagne
Type of Tour:
Duration: 2 Days
Guide Price: from £364 to £504 per person
Number of Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 light lunch and 1 dinner
Number of Winery Visits: 2 tasting sessions and 2 Champagne Houses
Number of Wines Tasted: 24 Champagnes
Tour Transport: 1 tasting and dinner on foot in Epernay and taxi transfers to the vineyards for 2 Champagne House visits and 1 tasting session.
Dates / Availability: Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year. Please note that the restaurant is closed for dinner on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday.

Trip Summary

Recently recommend by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, this whistle-stop Champagne tour allows you to taste 24 Champagnes in just 24 hours! Based in either the Tradition grade 3* Hotel de Champagne or the quaint 4* boutique hotel Jean Moët in the centre of Epernay, settle into the hotel on the afternoon of day one, and a pre-booked and pre-paid taxi will take you out into the vineyards. Here, you will visit a small, family-run producer of Champagnes for enjoy a tour of the fascinating Champagne making process from press to bottle, and tastings of five Champagnes, including a vintage Champagne. After returning to Epernay, an extensive tasting session of six Champagnes will be arranged for you in a cosy Champagne boutique located a few minutes’ walk from the hotels. Following these eleven Champagnes, a further three Champagnes will be served, alongside a delightful three course dinner in a top restaurant.

Champagne the area ©C. Manquillet
Champagne the wines

After checking out of the hotel on day two, you will be taken back out into the vineyards to visit a second boutique Champagne House. Here, you will have a shorter tour followed by tastings of five of the Maison’s Champagnes. You will then be taken to the famous village of Hautvillers, the “cradle of Champagne.” As well as having time to admire the spectacular views across the vineyards and visit the Church where Dom Pérignon is buried, a comparative tasting session of three single varietal Champagnes as well as a vintage Champagne and a rosé will take place in a quaint tasting boutique in the village. Platters of cheeses and gourmet local delicacies will also be served. You will be taken back to Epernay at around 2pm.

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Outline Itinerary

Champagne Tasting in Epernay Day One

  • Upon arrival in Epernay, check into the 3* Hotel de Champagne or the 4* Hotel Jean Moët.
  • The afternoon and evening day will comprise of:
  • Pre-booked and pre-paid taxi transfers between Epernay and the vineyards.
  • A tour and five tastings at a small, family-run Champagne House.
  • A tasting session of six Champagnes in a cosy tasting boutique in the town centre.
  • A three course dinner in a highly-regarded restaurant with three Champagnes.
Champagne tasting in Epernay ©J.K.Graeber__Moussy
Champagne tasting in Epernay

Champagne Tasting in Epernay Day Two

  • After having breakfast and checking out of the hotel, your tour day will comprise of:
  • Pre-booked and pre-paid taxi transfers between Epernay, Hautvillers and the vineyards.
  • A tour and five tastings at a second boutique Champagne House.
  • A tasting session of six Champagnes with a light lunch in the beautiful hilltop village of Hautvillers.

(ii) The outline itinerary is indicative and is subject to minor changes depending on supplier availability. Availability cannot be guaranteed until we have received a confirmed booking, together with the deposit payment (or payment in full where the dates of travel are in less than 60 days). If the named accommodation / visits are not available, we will endeavour to find suitable alternatives of a similar grade; this may be subject to a supplement or a rebate depending on the price available.

Accommodation

Package Prices

These prices are per person excluding any discounts and include all of the package elements detailed.

Due to market volatility following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, these guide prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

  • All prices are based on two people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.
  • A £35 per person early bird discount applies to bookings confirmed and paid over 60 days before travel.
  • Single supplements and extra night prices are available upon request.
Hotel Name Room Grade Star Rating Duration Price Per Person
Hotel de Champagne - Épernay Superior 3* 2 Days £454 Book Now
Hotel Jean Moët - Épernay Superior 4* 2 Days £478 Book Now
Hotel Jean Moët - Épernay Suite 4* 2 Days £504 Book Now

Special Offers

Bring friends and spend less! A discount of £50 per person applies to groups of four people or more.

Hotel Jean Moet: Travel anytime between November and the end of March and enjoy a discount of £5 per person in a Superior room or £10 per person in a Suite at the Hotel Jean Moet.

Champagne tasting in Epernay- OTAR - Carmen Moya
Epernay day tour- Credits Vine Escape

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

Please contact us to request further details and a full list of tour upgrades.

If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you. To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of France! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! Just let us know which of the hotels you prefer and we would be delighted to arrange an additional night’s stay.
  • Visit a prestigious Champagne House. We can arrange tours as the guests of some of the biggest names in the region, for example Moët and Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger, GH Mumm and Ruinart.
  • Experience the region’s gastronomy. Epernay is brimming with unique gastronomic dining opportunities and what better way to enjoy a glass or two of Champagne than with a mouth-watering meal in the historic town centre. We offer a variety of menus to suit every budget.
  • Stay in the vineyards. Why not stay a little longer in Champagne and indulge yourself in a stay in one of our unique rural hotels?
  • Spend a night in Northern France. The drive from Calais to Champagne is only 2 ½ hours, however a large number of our guests enjoy spending a night or two en route to explore Northern France and in particular, the WW1 Battlefields.
  • Fall in love with Paris. Let us put together an itinerary for you in the city of love!
  • Discover more French wine regions. As well as trips to Champagne, we also arrange holidays to Burgundy, the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, the Rhône Valley, Alsace, Provence, Cognac and the Languedoc-Roussillon.
Champagne tasting in Epernay
Champagne tasting in Epernay ©JK.Graeber

Further Information

Travel

The price of this package does not include travel to the Champagne Tasting in Epernay. Please see our travel to Champagne page for information about how best to travel to Champagne.

Essential Tours

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Further Information / To Book

To secure your booking, a deposit of £100 per person is required. Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before travel. Please call us on +44(0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail info@grapeescapes.net to request a booking form.

Champagne tasting in Epernay- Credits Stevens Fremont

Despite having travelled there with you several times before, the trip was a truly unique experience. Thanks it was brilliant - yet again!!

Annie and Sandy- Hampshire, UK

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