Discover France in six glasses and gain insight into the country’s famous wine regions on this 2-hour wine tasting in Paris. Learn about five of France’s primary winemaking regions and the wines for which they are famous. Gain insight into the links between flavor, grape and region, and hear how to recognize a wine’s origin without checking the label. Then, sample five wines and one type of Champagne during a blind tasting session. Enjoy personal attention from your guide, an expert sommelier, on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.
Head to the venue in central Paris in the afternoon to meet your guide, an experienced sommelier, and begin your wine tasting. Designed with keen wine-lovers in mind, this 2-hour session offers insight into some of France’s most productive winemaking regions and the wines for which they are famous.
Throughout your class, listen as the sommelier describes five of the key winemaking regions across France. Learn some of the primary characteristics of the grape varietals that thrive in the country’s fertile soils, and gain insight into the links between region, grape and flavor. Hear how to recognize a wine’s provenance without looking at the label.
During blind tasting sessions accompanied by a selection of sliced ham, bread and olives, bring your senses to the fore and sample five carefully selected wines and one type of Champagne. Explore their similarities and differences with your sommelier, and gain appreciation of the various aromas and flavors at play in your glass.
Master the stylish art of opening a Champagne bottle with a saber, then share a glass with your fellow drinkers. At the end of your session, receive a useful booklet and a stop-drop for the perfect pour every time, then head out into Paris to conclude your experience.