The challenge consists of a number of activities throughout the day:
9:30am to 12:00pm: Theoretical test of 40 questions & Tasting test
12:30: Aperitif on the terrace and informal lunch
1.30 pm: Visit to the Ruinart chalk pits
3.15 pm: Technical conference and discussion with the speakers
4.30 pm: Technical tasting with Frédéric Panaïotis, cellar master of the house
5.15pm: Final and prize-giving ceremony
6.30 pm: Break and departure to the Coq Rouge for a private evening
8.30am: Departure by coach for a surprise activity.
11.30am: Return and end of the competition at the Reims Central Station.