What could be more exotic than a harvest day in Champagne? The winegrowers of the Champagne region invite you to discover their estate in full effervescence and to initiate you to the magic moment of the harvest of the grapes intended for the elaboration of Champagne. This is an opportunity to discover our Champagne cellars. Armed with your pruning shears and your bucket, you will have the unique opportunity to cut the sun-drenched fruit by hand, to share a convivial meal with the winemaker and the grape-pickers, to discover the installations and of course to taste different vintages of the king of wines.
Provisional harvest dates from 8 to 25 September (according to the official announcement of the harvest by the Comité Interprofessionnel des Vins de Champagne)
Our selection of winemakers for a unique experience
Champagne Marcel Vézien in Celle-sur-Ource
Come and share an exceptional day with the Champagne Vézien teams. After a welcome at the estate, you will go to the hillsides to hand pick the grapes, just like the 120000 seasonal workers recruited in Champagne each year. Enjoy a lunch break with the winegrower and his pickers. The afternoon will be dedicated to discovering the tasks of the presser and the commented visit of the vat house and the cellar. The day will end with a champagne tasting.
Are you interested in this adventure? Call us now at +33 (0)184.108.40.206.22 or send an email to book at firstname.lastname@example.org
L’Empreinte des Fées in Champignol-lez-Mondeville
Become a winemaker for a day at the Mondeville estate, Champagne Dumont in Champignol-lez-Mondeville. Spend an unforgettable day with the teams and discover the estate turned into an ant-like colony during the harvest.
Do not hesitate to contact us for more information at +33 (0)220.127.116.11.78 or by e-mail email@example.com
Champagne de Barfontarc in Baroville
The Maison de Barfontarc opens its doors and invites you to share the festive spirit of the Champagne harvest. Whether you are an amateur, an enthusiast or an expert, come and share the harvest experience. On the agenda: guided tour of the vineyard, a few strokes of the pruning shears for pleasure, guided tour of the installations, presses, vats, cellars, discovery of the stages in the champagne-making process and lunch on the spot in a convivial setting.
Conditions: €50 per person
Information and reservation: +33 (0)3 25 27 07 09 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Champagne Veuve Doussot in Noé-les-Mallets
You will be welcomed to the estate by the winemaker to discover the history and the terroir of the house. You will discover the experience of the harvest thanks to the picking and tasting of a glass of Champagne in the vineyard. You will accompany them from the vineyard to the press for a visit of the winery and a tasting of the freshly pressed grape juice. You will have the opportunity to discover all the facilities in a friendly atmosphere.
Prices: adults: €49 / Children (7 to 17): €15 / Free for children under he age of 7 Information and reservations: +33 (0)3 25 29 60 61
Champagne Gremillet in Balnot-sur-Laignes
At harvest time, you arrive at the end of the afternoon at the estate. While the effervescence reigns, you will visit the cellar and watch the pressing. For the aperitif, you will taste 3 of the different house vintages and then have dinner with the grape pickers among high spirits and harvest fever! At night, you will be taken to the Clos Rocher, a plot planted with Pinot Noir. There, you will receive your gloves, your grape-shears and your bucket. After that, it’s down to you! Don’t worry, an experienced grape picker will be with you throughout the experience…
Information and reservations: +33 (0)3 25 29 37 91 or email@example.com