Rémy Martin has a very large number of tours to choose from when visiting Cognac. Here are some of the highlights….
The DISCOVER THE ESTATE BY TRAIN tour offered by Rémy Martin is a unique experience that takes you on a fascinating journey through time. Aboard an electric train, you can explore the art of vine growing, cooperage, distillation, blending, and ageing of Rémy Martin’s Cognac Fine Champagne and Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie. The tour is available from Tuesday to Saturday in April, May, June, and September, and from Monday to Saturday in July and August. Reservations are required, and the tour is open from April 19 to October 7, 2023.
The tour includes a visit to the Merpins Production Site, located at the heart of Rémy Martin’s vast cellars. Here, you can see the distillation and ageing process up close and learn about the art of blending that goes into creating Rémy Martin’s world-renowned cognacs. The tour ends with a tasting of Rémy Martin cognacs VSOP in a cocktail and 1738 Accord Royal, accompanied by gourmet appetizers. Please note that tastings are reserved for participants aged 18 and over, and the entire tour lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The STOPOVER AT THE HISTORIC HOUSE tour is a must-do experience for anyone interested in the rich history of Rémy Martin. During this tour, you can walk in the footsteps of the founders and cellar masters who have shaped the brand over nearly three centuries. The tour takes you through the historic cellars, where Rémy Martin’s old eaux-de-vie age, and you can listen to the fascinating story of cognac creation. This tour is available all year round, but booking in advance is required. The STOPOVER AT THE HISTORIC HOUSE tour includes a visit to the historic House and its cellars. You can discover the techniques and methods used to create Rémy Martin’s cognacs and learn about the unique terroir that gives these spirits their distinct flavor profile. The tour ends with a tasting* of Rémy Martin’s cognacs VSOP in a cocktail and XO, accompanied by gourmet appetizers. Please note that tasting sessions are reserved exclusively for adults, and the entire tour lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the history and artistry behind Rémy Martin’s cognacs.
The FROM THE VINEYARD TO THE DISTILLERY tour offered by Rémy Martin is a unique experience that takes visitors on a journey through the Grande Champagne vineyards and the state-of-the-art distillery at Juillac-le-Coq. The tour starts with a walk through the vineyards, where visitors can enjoy the changing life cycle of the terroir and its white limestone soil throughout the seasons. Participants will then visit the modern distillery, where they can discover the art of distillation and blending that goes into creating Rémy Martin’s world-renowned cognacs. This tour is available all year round, but reservations are required. The FROM THE VINEYARD TO THE DISTILLERY tour includes a welcome cocktail at the distillery in Juillac-le-Coq and a tour of the state-of-the-art facility. Visitors are then welcomed into the bright and contemporary reception lounge, “Les Martins”, where they can enjoy a tasting* of Rémy Martin’s cognac Tercet, accompanied by a gourmet appetizer. Please note that tastings are reserved for participants aged 18 and over, and the entire tour lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes. This tour is adapted to the seasons, so visitors can enjoy the unique beauty of the vineyards and distillery all year round. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the art and science behind Rémy Martin’s world-renowned cognacs.
Rémy Martin’s SLOW EXPLORATION FROM THE VINEYARD TO THE DISTILLERY tour is a unique experience for those interested in eco-friendly and sustainable transportation methods. The tour begins at the “Bulle Verte Slow Exploration” eco-service station on the estate in Juillac-le-Coq. Here, visitors can embark on an electric bike ride through the stunning Grande Champagne vineyards. Along the way, participants will be able to witness the changing landscape and historical heritage of the region, including windmills, dolmens, Roman churches, and charming villages. Tastings of Rémy Martin’s cognac Tercet and local products are offered at different stops throughout the tour. This sustainable and slow exploration through public lanes and small country roads raises awareness about biodiversity on Rémy Martin’s estate. The ride culminates in a tour of the distillery in Juillac-le-Coq, where visitors can learn about the vinification process and the distillery’s sustainable practices. The itinerary varies depending on the season and weather. All equipment necessary for the tour, including electric bikes, helmets, mobile phone holders, panniers, and bike locks, are provided. Participants must be 18 years old or older to participate in the tastings.
Rémy Martin’s commitment to sustainability is evident in their vineyards, which are used as open-air laboratories to find the most sustainable vine growing methods that respect biodiversity. The SUSTAINABLE EXCEPTION – BEHIND THE SCENES tour invites visitors to take a stroll through Grande Champagne and discover the unique ecosystem of the Rémy Martin estates. From hedges that attract insects and birds to wild grasses growing on living soils, the tour showcases the House’s dedication to sustainability. The journey includes a tasting stop at the foot of the vines and a tour of one of the historic cellars in Cognac, a guided tour of Grande Champagne, a visit to the vineyards in Saint-Preuil, a vineyard tasting of Rémy Martin’s cognac L’ÉTAPE, and a walk around the vines, a visit to the wine making cellar and distillery in Juillac-le-Coq, and a house cocktail served in the lounge “Les Martins.” The three-hour tour is available all year round by booking and includes private transfer. Tastings are reserved for participants aged 18 and over. Private tours require a minimum of two people.
Join the THE RÉMY MARTIN ESSENTIALS tour to explore the historic House in Cognac, with its small historic buildings and vast cellars, where the 300-year old history of the House is revealed. The tour also takes you to the Merpins production site, where Rémy Martin’s precious reserve of eaux-de-vie is stored. Along the way, you’ll stop in the vines of one of Rémy Martin’s partners in the Grande Champagne area. The tour includes a commented tasting of Rémy Martin’s VSOP in cocktail and XO, accompanied by gourmet appetizers. The tour lasts for 3 hours and is available all year round, with a booking required for a minimum of 2 people. Please note that tastings are reserved for participants aged 18 and over.
Experience the ultimate COCKTAIL CREATION tour at the Rémy Martin historic House. The tasting room is where the art of mixology comes to life. With a dedicated Rémy Martin expert by your side, learn the precision and beauty of blending cognac, fruits, and spices. Measure, shake, blend, and pour to create short and long drinks that showcase your talent for mixology. The visit and workshop are hosted by a dedicated ambassador who will guide you through the program. Along with the cocktail creation, enjoy a tasting of Rémy Martin’s cognacs and gourmet accompaniments. The tour takes two hours and is available all year round with booking required, minimum of 2 people. Please note that tastings are reserved for participants aged 18 and over.
Experience the magic of Rémy Martin’s historic LOUIS XIII cognac with the INTRODUCTION TO LOUIS XIII tour. Made from the finest Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie, and aged in century-old oak casks, LOUIS XIII boasts a mahogany color, floral aromas, and notes of Cuban cigars and dried fruits. Discover the complexity of this legendary cognac through its infinitely subtle flavors. The tour includes a visit to the House’s old cellars, where you will enjoy a tasting* of LOUIS XIII accompanied by a refined delicacy. The tour is available all year round, with booking required and a minimum of 2 people. Dedicated to participants aged 18 and over.
Indulge in a gastronomic feast and the exquisite aromas of Rémy Martin LOUIS XIII cognac with THE LOUIS XIII EXPERIENCE tour. The journey starts with a visit to the historic House and production site, followed by an exclusive tour of the Grollet Estate, a private family garden of Eden devoted to Rémy Martin’s finest cognac. After a discovery of the precious collection and oldest cellars, a ceremonial tasting awaits, where crystal glasses will celebrate the quintessence of LOUIS XIII through its floral, fruity, and spicy aromas. The experience also includes a gastronomic lunch in one of Rémy Martin’s private lounges, a walk through the Grande Champagne vineyards, two LOUIS XIII tastings throughout the day, a dedicated ambassador for the visits, and a chauffeur for transfers. This tour is available all year round, booking required for a minimum of two people, and tastings are reserved for participants aged 18 and over.
THE INFINITY EXPERIENCE tour highlights the Louis XIII Cognac brand and its Infinity Experience Tour. The tour offers a unique and luxurious experience for cognac enthusiasts to learn about the history, craftsmanship, and taste of Louis XIII Cognac. The tour takes place at the Domaine du Grollet estate in France, where the cognac has been produced for over a century. The Infinity Experience Tour takes visitors through a series of interactive exhibits that showcase the craftsmanship behind Louis XIII Cognac. Visitors can learn about the complex blending process and the significance of the unique decanter that houses the cognac. Day 1 involves the reception of the decanter for cleaning and inspection. On Day 2, the decanter is collected, and the filling ritual is performed. The programme includes a meeting at the boutique in Cognac, the inspection of the decanter, meticulous cleaning of the decanter, digital recording, and the filling ritual. The tour also includes a tasting of Louis XIII Cognac, which is said to have notes of honey, dried fruit, and floral aromas. The experience is designed to be a journey through time, highlighting the timeless elegance and sophistication of Louis XIII Cognac. The LOUIS XIII INFINITY EXPERIENCE is an unparalleled experience that allows you to connect with LOUIS XIII’s heritage and savoir-faire. It is a journey that connects the past, present and future, enabling you to become a part of LOUIS XIII’s legacy that will live forever. The experience is available exclusively in Cognac, where the most prestigious Cognacs are produced, and it is an experience of a lifetime that should not be missed. Book now and become a part of LOUIS XIII’s rich history and savoir-faire.
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