Châlons-en-Champagne … An evocative name for a world famous beverage. Related to celebrations, major events and quality, it is produced only in our region, La Champagne.
A sparking city…
The Joseph Perrier Champagne cellars, unique cellars in Châlons welcomes you to their historic « crayères » that are 2000 years old.
Their peculiarity? These cellars are on one level as they’re sheltered below the hill overlooking the house and protected by their arboretum, which acts as a natural climate regulator. As a result, there is not a step down to discover the most guarded secrets of champagne with our experts.
The cellars stretch for almost three kilometers their Gallo-Roman architecture. Irrigated by skylights, they enjoy optimal natural ventilation. Bottles on laths and racks are preserved near the assembly tubs and dressing areas.
And of course, tasting is not required… but highly recommended!
Watch out ! The Joseph Perrier cellars are closed for renovation until further notice.
…at the foot of the vineyards
If the local cellars made your mouth water (or bubble), Chalons-en-Champagne is a great base from which to conquer the vineyards. Less than 15 minutes, the 600 kilometers long Champagne Route awaits for you.
Map available at the Tourist Office.
From authenticity by meeting the small producers to the luxury offered by the major Champagne houses, there will be something for every taste. Champagne is a noble product that deserves to linger on its origins, its grape varieties and making process.
Come and visit the Champagne houses through the best addresses recommended by the Tourist Office.
Maison de Champagne Joseph Perrier
69 avenue de Paris