“Come quickly, I am drinking the stars!” Dom Pérignon.
Champagne is synonymous with all that is festive and luxurious in France. Said to have been invented in 1693 by Dom Pierre Pérignon, a French monk who lived in a Benedictine abbey in the village of Hautvillers, champagne is the choice beverage to toast all of life’s special events. However, champagne need not be just for special events! No French wine tour is complete without a visit to the Champagne region. Discover the great champagne houses as well as some of the fine, small, local producers. Every day in France’s Champagne region is a special occasion worth toasting!