Glamorous Valentine's breaks in Champagne

Tuesday, 11 January 2011 1:24 PM

The area that gives its name to France’s most glamorous wine can add a touch of sparkle to your Valentine’s break, as Grape Escapes is offering an exclusive wine weekend away to treat your lover this February.

The Valentine’s Tour starts on February 11 with a Champagne reception at your three-star hotel before a four-course dinner, and also includes tours of the wine-making region, a look inside the cellars where the wines mature and, of course, plenty of tastings.

Guests will be able to sample the produce of one of the region’s prestigious Champagne houses, either Moët & Chandon or Veuve Clicquot.

Prices start at £388 per person, including a return ferry crossing to Dover and two nights’ hotel accommodation as well as a schedule of wine tours and tastings, with plenty of time left over for you to explore the nearby market town of Reims.

For an extra special experience, guests can book a lesson in Sabrage, the art of opening a Champagne bottle with a sword, for £20 per person.

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