Our leader was very knowledgeable and gave us some great pointers on French wine. We had a huge group, but had a great time talking and tasting wines and foods.
France is renowned around the world for fine wines from famous wine regions including Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Sancerre, and Champagne. This wine and Champagne tasting experience—which includes six tastings—takes the guesswork out of wine, with a guide on-hand to teach you about the different varietals and demystify the complex labels and classification systems of French wine.
Make your way to an atmospheric wine cellar, close to the Louvre Museum in central Paris, to meet your host for the evening—a professional sommelier.
After an introduction to French wine and winemaking, begin your wine tasting masterclass, sampling six different wines from France. Taste wines from the Bordeaux, Sancerre, Champagne, and Rhone Valley wine regions, and listen as your guide explains the characteristics of each region.
No matter your level of wine expertise you will improve your wine knowledge with expert tips and easy-to-follow advice. Learn how to understand the French appellation system, discover terroir, and learn how Champagne is made.
Upgrade to include a food option and have your wines paired with a selection of delicious regional cheeses or a cheese and cured meat plate.
Before you leave, your sommelier will present you with a list of the wines included in the tasting and offer recommendations based on your preferences.
My daughter and I spent our first evening in Paris at Le Chateau wine tasting. It was so much fun and so informative. Our sommelier was excellent! He made the group feel so comfortable. Highly recommend getting the wine and cheese board! We tasted about...More
Ordered a case of wine after our booked event, was told it would be slow getting to us so I was patient. June rolls around and no wine or any notification at all from them, not happy at this point... Called them they said it...More
My fiancé and I did the wine tasting with cheese. We were in a small group of ten tourists and the sommelier made the tasting suitable for all experience/knowledge levels. We’d never done anything like this before and found it very interesting. The wines were...More
Very informative and entertaining....gets to the heart of French wine and what you should be drinking and from where...well worth doing. Stay for dinner afterwards...they do a great meal too!