Champagne and the region of Champagne - part 3 of our guide to French wine

Champagne – our guide to this world famous fizz

In part 3 of the French Waterways guide to French wine we move our focus to a wine region synonymous with celebration: Champagne. The queen of celebratory drinks, champagne is famous the world over as the bubbly to crack open whenever there’s something to celebrate. Whether you’re toasting a marriage,…

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claire de lune wine cruises

4 wine cruises to ferment a life long love of French wine

We all have a favourite wine, or wines. But we never say never to discovering something new! So we delight in bringing you the best of wine cruises and wine tasting from our luxury hotel barges. You’ll be shipping cases home before you’ve even left the cellar. A good wine tasting…

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UK to the Med :: Episode 2 :: River Marne to the River Saone

In the second episode, with the waterways almost to ourselves, we enjoy champagne in a cold, bright November, travel the delightful and very quiet Marne à la Saone canal south to the River Saone and get to Saint Jean de Losne where we meet lots of new friends. I went…

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