2002: Included on Franceâ€™s tentative list.
2008: The Association Paysages du Champagne was founded.
2009: First submission of the provisional application to the French Properties Committee and appointment of a rapporteur to steer the application process.
2010: The French Properties Committee approved the Exceptional Universal Value of the application.
2011: The French Properties Committee approved the geographical area and comparative analysis.
2012: The French Properties Committee approved the management plan.
January 2014: The application was selected by France.
Autumn 2014/Spring 2015: ICOMOS and IUCN international experts assess the application.
Summer 2015: 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Germany.
If the Committee approves the application, the Champagne Slopes, Houses and Cellars will be included on the World Heritage List.