What could be more charming than a picnic to fully feel the atmosphere of a place? In Champagne, you can experience a sparkling version of lunch on the grass in an exceptional setting: on the mythical Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, in a garden or in the heart of the vineyards part of the Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars, listed as UNESCO World Heritage. Several winegrowers also offer you a turnkey experience, with a new version of the picnic, where conviviality blends with elegance.
Champagne Dominique Bliard-Labeste offers picnic baskets
Have you thought about bringing a bottle of champagne for your picnic? The Champagne Dominique Bliard-Labeste did it for you! If you are passing through Hautvillers, the cradle of champagne, do not hesitate to order the picnic basket from the house. Zero waste, made up of local products only, this should delight you and bring a touch of magic to your Champagne getaway!
Gourmet picnic at Champagne Piot-Sévillano
The weather is not looking good but you fancy a picnic? Stop at Champagne Piot-Sévillano, in the heart of the Vallée de la Marne, to enjoy a gourmet picnic in their cellar set up in a former school.
You won’t be outdone with a superb view over the Marne valley from the panoramic terrace.
Suitable for families with a special children’s menu, this gastronomic picnic will also appeal to parents who have the choice between 3 themes: Farm produce, Seafood or Cheese.
Picnic by My Vintage Tour Company
Spend an unusual day in Champagne thanks to My Vintage Tour Company. From Epernay, discover the vineyard aboard a superb Estafette Alouette Renault. What’s on the agenda? Cellar tours and tastings, introduction to sabrage, walks in the heart of emblematic landscapes, without forgetting the long-awaited picnic lunch! In fine weather, you can eat in the middle of the vines at the winegrower’s, with a typical Champagne menu (cold meats, cheese, bread, dessert with Biscuits Roses and champagne of course!).
Picnic baskets by Champagne V & G Dupont
Do you want a recreational lunch with champagne ? Then the Champagne V & G Dupont picnic baskets are made for you! After a tasting at the estate, enjoy with family or friends your picnic basket made up of local products. You can picnic on site, on one of the tables available for you, or wherever you like! Good to know: since 2023, Valérie and Gaël Dupont have also been offering a picnic to enjoy at the property, prepared by a chef from fresh produce. Remember to book at least a week before your visit!
Picnic in the vineyards with Champagne Vollereaux
In the village of Pierry, a few kilometers from Epernay, Champagne Vollereaux opens its doors to you for an immersion in its winegrower universe. From April to September, the house offers a picnic in the heart of the vineyards. The experience begins at the end of the morning with a tour in the cellars and the winery of the estate, before heading to the vineyard for a picnic in the middle of nature. In a pretty little basket, enjoy an anthology of local products and hand-made specialties: cold meats, cheese and tiramisu with Biscuits Roses from Reims!
Picnic in the heart of the Coteaux Sud
The Coteaux Sud is the multifaceted terroir located at the gates of Epernay and well worth the detour. Hiking trails, festivities or even parks, all occasions are good for a picnic! If you are curious to know more about the riches of these magnificent Champagne hills, don’t miss the “Escapade gourmande et pétillante” which takes place every year in June. A unique hike with 7 gourmet picnics!
Exceptional gardens for country picnics
Are you looking for a green setting to host your picnic? All around the capital of Champagne, several remarkable gardens and parks open their doors to you for a lunch break in the open air. Le Clos Saint-Vincent, a garden of vines located in the village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, is ideal for a country picnic. From the (very) large tasting table, you will be seated just in front of the famous plot of Clos du Mesnil! Same principle with the Vine Garden in Cramant, or the Parc Vix in Avize, which both have a panoramic belvedere where it feels good to picnic with a breathtaking view of the surrounding vineyards. In Epernay, the garden of the Town Hall and the one of the Champagne Wine and Regional Archaeological Museum are two very pleasant havens of peace for an impromptu picnic!