French Wine and Champagne Tasting in Paris

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Paris

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4.8 out of 5

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Expand your knowledge of French wine with an evening of wine tasting in a beautifully renovated cellar in central Paris. Taste six French wines from different regions including Rhone, Bordeaux, Sancerre and Champagne. Delight your senses as your expert sommelier teaches you some of the best wine-tasting techniques and shows you how to read a French wine label. Enjoy cheese or charcuterie to accompany your wine (if option selected). This relaxing and informative session is an ideal way to learn all about French wine – you will leave with a whole new level of confidence and expertise.
Treat yourself to an evening of wine tasting in an elegant wine cellar in central Paris, located near the Louvre museum. Taste six wines from regions all over France including Rhone, Sancerre, Bordeaux and Champagne.Your friendly and informative sommelier guide will lead the session and offer interesting insight into French wine with a unique and refreshing approach. Discover how Champagne is made and what makes it so prized. Learn how to taste wine properly and how to read a French wine label. If you’ve ever been confused by concepts such as ‘terroir’ or ‘appellation,’ your knowledgeable host will explain them in detail.In a relaxed atmosphere, enjoy samples of wine, served in crystal Riedel wine glasses, accompanied by fresh bread, plus cheese or charcuterie, if you select that option. As you savor the flavors, learn about the different wine regions of France including the grapes they grow and the style of wine they make. You’ll be given a list of the wines you tasted as a reminder of your afternoon, and will leave your 2-hour wine-tasting session with newfound expertise and appreciation of French wine.

What’s included

  • Wine tasting (6 French wines)
  • Professional sommelier
  • Cheese or charcuterie (if option selected)
  • Presentation in English
  • Freshly baked breads
  • Platter of cheese and charcuterie (optional)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Led by a local guide
  • Free drinks included