Champagne spree

An exciting collaboration between FRANCE Magazine and wine tour specialist Arblaster & Clarke offers readers a unique opportunity to discover the delights of Champagne on a two night trip

We are delighted to announce that France Magazine is organising its first champagne harvest tour this autumn when readers can join members of the FRANCE editorial team on a fascinating trip to get behind-the-scenes insight into how the ultimate celebration drink is harvested, blended, matured – and drunk. You will get the chance to join those involved in the harvest, help the vignerons and try a fantastic array of delicious bubbly at leading Champagne houses. The itinerary also includes a harvester’s picnic, a tutored tasting session and an exclusive dinner at one of the region’s most prestigious addresses. Overseen by the world’s leading wine tours firm Arblaster & Clarke, the two night trip over the week-end of 7-9 September includes three-star hotel accommodation in the historic centre of Reims, Channel crossing, weekend transport and the service of a knowledgeable wine guide to make sure your get the most out of this very unique trip. The tour costs from £599 pp and places are limited in 30 readers. Call 01730 263111 for more details.