Verzenay village is located 17 km southeast of Reims. Village of 1100 inhabitants concerned primarily for its grand cru vineyard of pinot noir scored 100%. Verzenay is a village of Champagne, situated on a hillside and surrounded by vineyards, except in the south, where it is crowned by the forest of the Montagne de Reims.
About 420 hectares of vineyards are operated by 250 growers and 85 handlers harvesters, as well as most major brands of champagne vineyard owners or buying grapes in great demand to develop their prestige brands.
This charming town steeped in history, which was partly destroyed during the First World War because of its proximity to the front line, boasts a mill on Mount Beef in perfect condition and a lighthouse on Mount Rizan, which now houses the Musée de la Vigne. Its 18th century church, newly renovated, sits in the heart of the village.
The inhabitants are called Verzenay books and bookshops.