Bubbles & Burgundy

      Champagne, France

      Wine Lovers Travel
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      Oct 8 - 15, 2023
      Group size: 10 - 16
      Bubbles & Burgundy
      Champagne, France

      Wine Lovers Travel
      • Facebook verified

      Oct 8 - 15, 2023
      Group size: 10 - 16

      About this trip

      Join The Goddess of Wine, Denise Lowe, for the best Bubbles and Burgundy wine as we spend 8 exclusive days visiting Denise's favorite producers in the Champagne and Burgundy regions of France. Immerse yourself in the beauty of these French villages while uncovering the secrets of their historic Champagne Houses and Burgundian grand cru producers.

      In addition to host Denise, our leader will be Stephen Liney, a British wine and travel expert who has lived in France for over 30 years, the last 10 in Burgundy.  His special expertise is crafting unique wine experiences for wine lovers from all over the world.  Denise, Wine Lovers Travel, and Stephen hand-crafted this itinerary to give you an exclusive taste of both of these iconic regions.

      French Champagne Country

      Reims -  Epernay - Hautvillers - Chablis - Côtes de Nuits - Côtes de Beaune - Dijon

      · Discover Reims Cathedral and Reims city center, the heart of the Champagne region.

      · Guided drive through the Champagne Scenic Road studded with world-renowned grand cru and premier cru producers.

      · Private visit at the Domain of a premium Boutique producer.

      · Explore the magnificent cellars of Ruinart, the oldest Champagne House.  Enjoy tastings  and a guided tour of their UNESCO-listed chalk cellars.

      · Discover the prestigious area of the Côte des Blancs vineyards, which produces the best Chardonnoy grapes. 

      · Visit the charming village of Hautvillers, the birthplace of Champagne and the burial site of Dom Pierre Pérignon

      · Immerse yourself in the history of Avenue de Champagne.

      · Uncover the secrets of Moet & Chandon, Champagne’s most successful producer.

      · Cooking class with a renowned local chef.

      · Explore the picturesque town of Chablis and sample the village, premier cru, and grand cru wines at the Domaine Laroche. 

      · Private visit of the Clos de Vougeot, a vineyard built by Cistercian monks in the 12th century. 

      · Learn the craft of barrel making in an Instagramable team event.

      · Indulge in Burgundy’s delicacies and visit the Fallot Mustard Factory.

      · Enjoy lunch overlooking the Ducal Palace, one of France's “most beautiful places."

      Important Notes

      • This trip is not suitable for people with mobility problems.

      Hotels' availability has to be verified at time of booking and price may vary depending on its availability.


      Due to reasons beyond our control, the itinerary and activities may be subject to change without notice and be replaced with similar tours and activities of equal or greater value. 

      What is included in the price?

      • 4-night stay in Reims and 3-night stay in Dijon, including breakfast and VAT tax.

      • All transfer services as per program.

      • English-speaking guides on all days as per program.

      • All winery visits and tastings shown in itinerary.

      • 8 paired lunches and 1 dinner (cooking class).

      • All other activities as shown in the itinerary.

      • Stephen Liney, esteemed wine educator,  will accompany the group.

      Not included:

      • Meals and beverages not mentioned above.

      • Transfers except those mentioned above.

      • City taxes.

      • Gratuities.

      • Travel insurance. 

      • International airfare. 

      • Anything that is not included in the above list. 

      Available Packages

      Bubbles & Burgundy - Double Occupancy
      Available until August 1, 202316 left

      Price per person for double occupancy is $5,950.

      Deposit: $1,500
      Bubbles & Burgundy - Per Person Single
      Available until July 1, 202316 left

      Full price including single occupancy is $2,000.

      Deposit: $2,000


      Day 1 - October 8, 2023
      Arrival Day - Paris

      After your arrival at CDG airport, you will be welcomed by your guide and transferred in a VIP coach towards the Champagne region. (All travelers should plan to arrive by 10 am Paris time and will travel together by coach. If you choose to meet the group in Reims using your own transportation, plan to arrive at the hotel by 1 pm.) 

      To start your trip, you will stop for lunch including 3 courses with a wine pairing, in Reims or in another surrounding village. Following lunch, you will discover Reims Cathedral and the city's center via a walking tour. Later that evening you will begin your 3-night stay at Hotel de La Paix (or similar).

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      Wine Lovers Travel
      Wine Lovers Travel creates custom trips to iconic wine regions throughout the world and takes small groups from our community of wine and travel lovers on authentic experiences where they can participate in local cultures.