The Vineyards of Champagne, France

I will view this in person one day… I’m free tomorrow actually 😉 …. Wishing

Ian Hurley Photography Blog


The Champagne wine region in northeast France was bursting with color during my recent trip there this fall. Though the annual harvest had already taken place, the vineyards around Hautvillers, Epernay and Reims had a variety of interesting colors. It was even a bit past peak colors for most of the vineyards I visited but the mix of yellows, reds and greens made for some very interesting photographs. I also lucked out in that there was some nice morning fog the day I visited, adding another interesting element to some of my photographs.

If traveling to this area a car is necessity if you want to visit more then Reims or Epernay, both of which are accessible by train. There are some fantastic champagne houses like Moët & Chandon, Tattinger and Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin but in my opinion, you would be missing the great Champagne countryside. In particular, I…

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