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Romain Berthiot

Cooper for a day

Our Champagne craftsman, Jérôme Viard, welcomes you for a few hours for a privileged meeting to discover the cooper's trade.


Romain Berthiot
Romain Berthiot

In a few words

You will learn about the history and know-how behind this renowned French craft that is exported all over the world.

Learn the different stages of barrel making, from the choice of wood to the shape of the barrels, which will allow the wines and spirits to develop all their aromas.  

Test your skills in barrel assembly, guided by the advice of one of the masters in the field.   

Other surprises await you to complete this experience, such as the Champagne cooper game and a commented tasting of champagnes aged in oak barrels...


Romain Berthiot
Romain Berthiot
Romain Berthiot
Romain Berthiot
Office de Tourisme du Grand Reims

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Romain Berthiot

Practical information

Prices: Adults: 69€ / Children: 15

  • Complete visit of the cooperage
  • Assembly workshop and barrel rolling
  • Champagne game "around the barrel
  • Tasting of 3 champagnes aged in barrel
  • Personalized oak plaque
  • Small group of 12 people maximum
  • Spoken languages: French, English

Address of the Tonnellerie de Champagne : Lieu-dit "La Vauvarée, 51220 Hermonville (See on Google maps)

Minimum number of participants required for the activity to be confirmed: 4 adults (a check will be made 48 hours before the visit)

Romain Berthiot
Romain Berthiot

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