A basic bed and breakfast located in a small commune southeast of Hautvillers, Le Chêne Plat stands out for its proprietor, the master sommelier Renaud Paté (shown). He speaks English and generously shares his deep knowledge of wine.
Doubles from $72. 33/(0) 32-651-6646. Read "A Certain Sparkle". This appeared in the November/December 2012 issue.