Champagne village profile: Ville-en-Tardenois, on top of the Montagne de Reims

Diagram Ville-en-Tardenois 201505Key facts

Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre
Vineyards and grape varieties: 5.9 hectares (14.6 acres), of which 79.5% Pinot Meunier and 20.5% Chardonnay.
Classification: “Autre cru” (82%)


The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, and green indicates forest.

Google Maps view with the villages in the Vesle et Ardre highlighted. The premier cru villages are in yellow and the autre cru villages are in orange. The La Petite Montagne de Reims part is shown within red borders and the Vallée de la Vesle part within green borders.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages

Northnortheast: Poilly
Northeast: Sarcy
East: Chambrecy
Southeast: Chaumuzy
Southsoutheast: Champlat-et-Boujacourt (part of the Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite)
Southsouthwest: Jonquery (part of the Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite)
West: Romigny (part of the Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite)
Northnorthwest: Lhéry

Ville-en-Tardenois along the main road, RD980. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Fab5669, 2015).

The village

Ville-en-Tardenois is located on top of the Montagne de Reims hill, at a stream called Ruisseau de la Brandeuille which empties into the Ardre river, just downstream of the Sarcy village.

The Ville-en-Tardenois commune has an area of 1120 hectares and has 642 inhabitants (as of 2013) called Tardenevilliens and Tardenevilliennes.


The vineyards in Ville-en-Tardenois are dominated by Pinot Meunier.

The current vineyard surface in the Ville-en-Tardenois commune is 5.9 hectares (14.6 acres). There are 4.7 ha Pinot Meunier (79.5%) and 1.2 ha Chardonnay (20.5%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 6 ha. There are 2 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

I haven’t found any Champagne producers in Ville-en-Tardenois.

The church of Ville-en-Tardenois, Église Saint-Laurent. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Racinaire, 2012).


© Tomas Eriksson 2014-2015, last update 2016-04-17

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