Wine & War Tour – The Story of Champagne
This members only tour combines both the Great War battlefields of Tardenois and a tour of Champagne houses and vinyards of Northern France,
Departing from The In & Out (Naval & Military Club), 4, St James Square, SW1 4JU, with additional pick ups at Ebbsfleet International Station, the tour will be conducted in an executive coach thorughout and accompanied by professional military historian & club member Clive Harris.
Our long weekend in Reims will include an exploration of the 1918 battlefields, where British, French and Italian troops fought through the Ardre Valley and its Champagne Vineyards as the Second Battle of the Marne reached its conclusion.
The weekend will also be a study of the regions famous champagneheritage including visits to a number of Champagne Houses and Vinyards in and around Reims and Epernay.
The tour will be situated in centre Reims and allow for time for individual exploration of the picturesque city and its numerous historic buildings.
Our anticipated tour party size will be 16-20