REIMS, France

DU Champagne, Culture, Heritage

when 6 July 2020 - 11 July 2020
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500

Take part of an intense week of theoretical courses, workshops, visits and meetings with professionals.

Students, professionals, and enlightened amateurs, come and immerge yourself into the « champagne culture ».

All courses and visits will be provided in English.


-The theoretical courses supervised by academic and professional experts
-The workshops
-The wines for the tasting sessions
-The transports (train, coaches)
-The admissions to museums and houses of champagne
-Some luncheons and two cocktails


Subjects (15 hours)

-The History and Economy of champagne
-French wines (AOP, grape varieties and terroirs)
-Theory of dish-wine pairings
-Marketing of luxury and champagne

The worshops (7 hours)

-Sensory Analysis (wines and champagne) more than 50 wines tasted
-Course of French cuisine

The tours (Accompanied)

-La Cité du Champagne, Aÿ
-5 winemakers and houses of Champagne
-The Cathedral of Reims
- « Reims Art Déco » Itinerary
-The Avenue de Champagne, Epernay
-The Museum Auguste Renoir, Essoyes

Course leader

Institut Geogres Chappaz Wine Institute

Target group

Students, professionals, and enlightened amateurs
Conditions of admission: Baccalaureate or equivalent

Course aim

Immersion into the champagne culture.

Fee info

EUR 500: Student rom University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne: 500 EUROS
EUR 0: External person with no training agreement: 1400 EUROS
External person with training agreement: 2400 EUROS