• The Champagne City, 2 tastings
  • The Champagne City, 2 tastings
  • The Champagne City, 2 tastings
  • The Champagne City, 2 tastings

Tour and tasting : The Champagne City, 2 tastings

Cité du Champagne Collet, Aÿ, Champagne

4.7/5 55 ratings

Detailed description

At the bottom of the parcels of vines from Aÿ, registered on the UNESCO world heritage, the Cité du Champagne opens the gates of the oldest cooperative of Champagne wine-growers.

A unique course at 360 degrees: History, wine-making and know-how.
Live on the lands of revolt of wine-grower the rise of the cooperative movement and Champagne appellation in the 20th century.
Learn about the secrets of wine-making (visit of the winery), and at 35 meters underground, discover champagne cellars dating back from 3 centuries, mechanical removers (gyropalette) and manual (desks).
The visit continues in the vineyards, in the hillsides of Aÿ, classified 100% Grand Cru, sharing an amazing panorama!

The tour obviously ends by the tasting of two glasses of Collet Champagne.

1h30min

on average

up to 10

adults

22€

per adult

Useful information

  • Languages spoken : English, French
  • Payment methods : Credit card, Cash
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  • 4.7/5
  • 4.7
  • 55 ratings
Hospitality :
4.8/5
Activity :
4.9/5
Wine :
4.7/5
A great tour!
By Sarah for The Champagne City, 2 tastings 10 days ago 5
We found the tour guide very friendly and informative. A very interesting insight into the Champagne production which we really enjoyed. The champagne tasting was lovely and would highly recommend this brand along with the tour.
super!
By Tamara for La Cité du Champagne, 2 dégustations a month ago 5
Une visite très intéressante pour le prix raisonnable. On a beaucoup appris.
A faire sans hésiter !
By Nicolas for La Cité du Champagne, 2 dégustations a month ago 4.7
Visite très intéressante avec notre guide Marielle, professionnelle, sympathique et qui maitrise parfaitement son sujet! Nous recommandons sans hésiter la visite, la plus complète que nous ayons fait dans la région. La dégustation commentée est aussi très appréciable. Merci pour l'accueil.
Fabulous in all respects
By Deepak for The Champagne City, 2 tastings 4 months ago 5
It first begins with the people in there -they made you feel welcomed as compared to some major houses with a chip. Matilda was a great host and explained details in depth and was equally excited as much as the visitors . The explanation of the activity was great, the place was up to spec and all descriptions were in detail - as a surprise due to good weather and post harvest season Matilda let the group pick on grapes too . The champagnes were nice too so all in all a five star rating . Visited in October 2019
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By Martine Gliszczynski for La Cité du Champagne, 2 dégustations 6 months ago 4.3
Très belle et intéressante visite. Guide exceptionnelle . Vin: pas à mon gout et cher ...à mon gout ...
  • Champagne Collet Brut
    White wine
    24€
    More infos
    Appellation : Champagne appellation
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

    Appellation : Champagne appellation
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

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  • Champagne Collet - Brut Art Déco
    White wine
    30€
    More infos
    Appellation : Champagne premier cru
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

    Appellation : Champagne premier cru
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

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  • Champagne Collet - Extra Brut
    White wine
    35€
    More infos
    Appellation : Champagne premier cru
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

    Appellation : Champagne premier cru
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

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  • Champagne Collet - Blanc de Noirs
    White wine
    36€
    More infos
    Appellation : Champagne premier cru
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

    Appellation : Champagne premier cru
    Grape varieties : Pinot noir, Pinot Meunier
    Style : Champagne

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Localisation

Cité du Champagne Collet, 32 bis rue Jeanson, 51160 Aÿ
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