Our Story

For four generations, the family history of Champagne Fernand Lemaire has been written in the emblematic village of Hautvillers, classified as a 1er Cru.
In 1860 Fernand’s parents, Jeanne and Eugène, were already cultivating a few vines, but Eugène was first and foremost the village blacksmith.

Fernand realised the richness of his terroir and decided to devote himself entirely to the winegrowing profession. Independent by nature, he invested in his own press, his first vats and had his cellar dug into the chalk. In 1903, the first Fernand Lemaire Champagne was born, the result of production mastered from A to Z…