|Type of Tour:||Essential|
|Guide Price:||From £399 to £447 per person|
|Number of Meals:||2 breakfasts, 1 lunch + 1 dinner|
|Number of Winery Visits:||1 Champagne House + 1 tasting session|
|Number of Wines Tasted:||8 Champagnes|
|Tour Transport:||Transfers to and from Ruinart + other destinations accessible on foot|
|Dates / Availability:||Available mid-week and weekends from Mid-March until 29th December. Please note that Ruinart is closed on Sundays and Mondays.|
For those looking for an introduction to the unique Champagne Ruinart, this tour may just be the answer.
After checking in at the hotel on the first day, you will be welcomed at a tasting bar owned by a local Champagne House in the city centre. Here, enjoy a fun and insightful introduction to Champagne, with three tastings served alongside a charcuterie platter.
On day two, a taxi will take you to Maison Ruinart. The house of Ruinart is unlike any other; inspired by a visionary, hardworking Benedictine monk, Nicolas Ruinart drafted the founding charter of Maison Ruinart, creating the world’s first ever champagne-producing company. Here, you will be taken on a guided tour of the estate and stunning cellars of Champagne Ruinart, which are classified as a historical monument and lie underneath the city of Reims. The tour will be followed by a tasting of your choice, either Ruinart Blanc de Blancs or Ruinart rosé and then their flagship Prestige Cuvée Dom Ruinart, white or rosé.
At the end of the tour, your taxi can take you back to your hotel, or if you prefer, explore the interesting city of Reims, visit the the Gothic cathedral or do some window shopping. When you get back to your Hotel, time to relax and freshen up before enjoying a three course dinner with three different Champagnes in a traditional restaurant in the city centre, located ten minutes’ walk from the main square.
As with all our tours, we can offer a whole range of exclusive visits and this itinerary can be completely tailor-made to suit your exact requirements. For example, Ruinart also offer the opportunity to dine at the estates as their private guests. The perfect romantic evening or get together with friends and family.
Day One of your Ruinart tour
Day Two of your Ruinart tour
Final Day of your Ruinart tour
(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.
The hotel was excellent, clean, bright, modern and well-equipped. The location was perfect and even though it is a chain hotel, we felt it was very welcoming and not too corporate.
Charlotte- London, UK
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.
Travel anytime from the beginning of November to the end of February and from mid-July to the end of August and enjoy a third night’s bed and breakfast free of charge at Hotel de la Paix.
Given the wide range of travel options, the package price does not include travel. Please see our travel page for other travel options and further information about travelling to your Champagne wine tour.
For more information on our essential tours please see our Essential Tours page.
To secure your booking, a deposit of £100 per person is required (or 20% if the price of your trip exceeds £500 per person). Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request a booking form.
Our trip was very smooth, with pleasant surprises along the way. It felt familiar yet unexpected!
Joan- California, USA
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