Video: Private Champagne Tasting at the Maison Alexandre Bonnet in Les Riceys
During our cruise aboard La Belle Epoque we visit Les Riceys, the only wine growing area of the Champagne region to have 3 Appellation d’Origine Contrôlées. Here we visit the Maison Alexandre Bonnet for a private champagne tasting, a family owned Champagne house renowned for a stunning yearly harvest of Pinot Noir that leads to some utterly exquisite vintages.
After you’ve tasted an array of champagnes we take a short drive to Château de Ricey-Bas; with its 12th century vaulted cellars and thousand year history it’s the ideal location to appreciate the rolling vineyards and enjoy a glimpse of family life in a rural château. See the full itinerary here.
Delve into the history of our very special hotel barge, La Belle Epoque, who has long called the canals of Burgundy home. Read More
Our Burgundian cruise aboard La Belle Epoque offers the chance to visit the stunning Château d’Ancy-le-Franc. Find out more about it here. Read More