Houses on the avenue de Champagne

exceptional succession of châteaux and hôtels particuliers.

Houses on avenue de Champagne

Imagine a fairytale avenue, with an exceptional succession of châteaux and hôtels particuliers on either side. You’re not dreaming: this prestigious road really does exist, and it winds its way splendidly through Epernay town center! The magnificent buildings that dot the area are the headquarters and homes of the great champagne houses. They open their doors to you for a visit and a tasting of the art of living the Champagne way.

mini-train tour

Champagne Mercier cellar tour & tasting

Located at the very top of the avenue de Champagne, Maison Mercier stands out for its self-guided mini-train tour, a unique and unusual experience! Climb aboard and explore the 18 km of cellar 30 meters below the avenue’s chalk floor. You can also choose to take a guided tour of the cellars, or take a self-guided tour with an audioguide. Each visit is followed by a discussion with a sommelier during a tasting of several cuvées from the range.

Open every day, including Sunday.

There are several experiences to choose from

Cellar tour & tasting at Champagne Moët & Chandon

A must on the Avenue de Champagne, Champagne Moët & Chandon is home to the largest cellars in Champagne (28 km of galleries). Book your visit to discover the history and manufacturing secrets of a great house with ancestral know-how! Depending on the cuvées you wish to discover, you can choose between several experiences: Impérial, Grand Vintage, white or rosé… The tour of the cellars, located at a depth of 10 to 30 meters, is led by a guide-interpreter, and followed by a tasting with commentary by one of the house sommeliers.

Open daily by appointment.

3 cellar tour packages

Cellar tour and tasting at Champagne Boizel - Atelier 1834

In the heart of the avenue de Champagne, Champagne Boizel offers 3 different types of cellar tours. The first 2, “Millésime” and “Joyau de France” are public. Each includes a tour of the house (cellar, winery and historic cellars), and is differentiated by the cuvées tasted at the end of the visit. The third tour, called “Trésor”, is a private tour featuring a personalized welcome. Take the time to learn more about the company’s craftsmanship and know-how! If you simply wish to discover Boizel champagnes, then visit L’Atelier 1834, a contemporary space dedicated to tasting within the estate.

Open every day, even Sundays.

understand the heritage and unique style of this beautiful home.

Visit Champagne Perrier Jouët & tasting

Recognizable by its affinity with the Art Nouveau movement, Champagne Perrier-Jouët has taken the same chiselled care to build different visitor experiences at the heart of its historic site at 26 avenue de Champagne. A tasting workshop at the boutique, a gourmet experience at the Cellier Belle Époque, a creative champagne bar, or a gourmet lunch at the Maison Belle Époque, just across the street at number 11… It’s up to you to choose which inspiring path you’d like to take to understand the heritage and unique style of this beautiful house.

Closed on Tuesdays.

not forgetting the wine cellar

Visit Champagne De Venoge & tasting

At 33 avenue de Champagne, push open the door to the Hôtel particulier de Venoge. During an exceptional visit, you’ll have plenty of time to discover this beautiful 19th-century residence, its architecture and English garden, not forgetting the wine cellar, where the house keeps its most precious vintages. At the end of the tour, depending on the package you’ve chosen, you can taste the various emblematic cuvées in the cosy setting of De Venoge’s champagne bar, L’Écurie, or on the sunny terrace in fine weather.

Champagne A.Bergère
visit to the cellar, history of the house and vineyard as you wish

Visit Champagne A.Bergère & tasting

Champagne A.Bergère welcomes you to its home on avenue de Champagne by appointment. The classic tour includes a visit to the cellar with a film on the history of the house, followed by a tasting. It’s also possible to book a wine tour, including a visit to the family vineyard and a tasting of 3 cuvées.

Open every day, including Sunday.

cuvées from a confidential production

Tasting at the Champagne Collard Picard boutique

Open every day, the Champagne Collard-Picard boutique is the ideal place to discover the winemaking expertise of this family-run business. You’ll be able to taste cuvées from a confidential production reserved for connoisseurs. Discover another facet of Champagne Collard-Picard by booking a private visit to the heart of the vineyard, on the Villers-sous-Châtillon site, followed by an exclusive tasting with Monsieur Collard, by appointment only.

Store open 7 days a week.

Open the doors to the 66-metre-high tower!

Cellar tour & tasting at Champagne De Castellane

If you’re strolling through the streets of downtown Epernay, chances are you’ll spot the Champagne de Castellane tower. This emblematic building is just a glimpse of the treasures it houses. You can discover them on a guided tour of the cellars, which also includes access to the Musée de la Tradition Champenoise and a tasting of a flute of Brut Croix Rouge, Champagne De Castellane’s signature wine. Other tour options include the 66-meter-high, listed tower, or the Salle des étiquettes, with its incredible collection of over 7,000 Champagne labels.

Open every day, even Sundays.

sample the house wines and nibble on local specialities

Visit & tasting at Champagne Elodie D.

A passionate harvester and handler, Elodie D. has invested in a prestigious setting on the avenue de Champagne to offer her customers an experience worthy of her commitment. A true meeting place, the home of Champagne Elodie D. hosts both guest rooms and a champagne bar, Bulles & Bonheur. Here you can taste the house wines and nibble on some local specialities! It’s also the starting point for personalized tours of the family estate, from the Ecueil vineyard to the winery on avenue Ernest Vallé.

Open every day.

Villa Signolle - Champagne Michel Gonet
In an enchanting setting

Tasting at Villa Signolle by Michel Gonet

Located in Avize, in the heart of the Côte des Blancs, Champagne Michel Gonet also has its own champagne street (or rather, avenue). It’s in the enchanting setting of the Villa Signolle that the house welcomes you every day for a tasting of its cuvées, with or without appointment. And if you want to extend your stay, don’t hesitate to book one of the 5 guest rooms in this magnificent private mansion.

Open every day.

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cellar tour and tasting at the château

Visit Champagne Comtesse Lafond & tasting

At the top of the avenue de Champagne, Château Comtesse Lafond invites you to experience a sparkling adventure. Tasting at the Cometesse Lafond showroom, visiting the cellar and tasting at the château, discovering the art of sabrage as it was in Napoleon’s time… it’s up to you to choose the formula that best suits your needs. A journey to the heart of champagne!

Open every day.

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trilogies of cuvées to enjoy in a privileged setting

Tasting trilogies with Les 3 Domaines

When three Epernay winemakers join forces at the gateway to the Avenue de Champagne, the result is a unique place to taste the fruit of their singular expertise! Champagne Patrick Boivin, Champagne Vincent Testulat and Champagne Janisson-Baradon have come up with different trilogies of cuvées to be tasted in a privileged setting where they generously share their expertise.

Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

a selection of nearly 100 winemakers!

Tasting of local champagnes at the 19

At 19 avenue de Champagne (you can’t make that up!), Le 19 is one of the new landmarks on Sparnac’s legendary thoroughfare. Part boutique, part champagne bar, this unique immersive space showcases champagnes from winemakers and cooperatives. If you’re a fan of cuvées representative of the appellation’s terroirs, the selection (100 winemakers) is sure to please!

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.