Spring has sprung in Champagne, and the vines are in bud, the blossom is out on the cherry trees and the pear tree, and we’re ready to welcome our guests for the 2012 season which officially starts this weekend at Easter.
The Blue Room is still the Blue Room but it’s now a different shade of blue. We’ve re-decorated it in duck-egg blue and cream, which we hope you will like.
Champagne Tours and Tastings is our new offering this year, with three options to choose from
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Jiles will be your Guide and will let you into all the secrets of the champagne region and production, sharing stories and anecdotes along the way.
The “Champagne Day” app is your essential resource for your trip, containing our personal network of contacts built up over 17 years of living and working here in the region. Videos of the people and places will help you to plan your trip and “virtually” meet them before you even arrive here. Past guests have said how much they have appreciated having it with them on their ipads and iphones. The free upgrade to Version 2 with even more special people and places will be available in June.
As it’s an even year (2012), the Fete Henri IV takes place in Ay on the 7/8/9 July. This is a great festival to visit if you’re in the area at that time. Tasting champagnes in style at some of the bigger houses such as Bollinger, allows us to dream of another world, and of course, the smaller independent producers open their doors to welcome you too.
Plus many more exciting and interesting things to do and see in Champagne in 2012. Come on down!