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Pleasure you palate with samples of fine French wine during a wine-tasting session in an impeccably chic wine bar in central Paris. From a professional sommelier, receive an insightful overview of winemaking regions in France and educate your palate to recognize the subtle nuances in each wine varietal. Select from four meticulously designed sessions to suit your preferences and enjoy a delectable platter of French specialties, including freshly baked bread and creamy cheese, depending on the option you select.


  • French wine-tasting session in Paris
  • Sample a selection of French wines with a professional sommelier in an elegant wine bar in Paris
  • Enjoy a platter of artisanal French bread, cheese and charcuterie (depending on option selected)
  • Expand your knowledge of and appreciation for French wine and learn expert wine-tasting techniques
  • Choose one of four specially designed sessions to suit your preferences

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What You Can Expect

French Wine Tasting in Paris

French Wine Tasting in Paris

Delight your senses with an enriching epicurean experience in a sophisticated wine bar in central Paris. Make your own way to the fashionable establishment and greet your expert sommelier on arrival. Taste a sublime selection of award-winning wines from different regions and learn to identify the subtle differences between each varietal. Delve into the intriguing history of French wine and discover why the decadent beverage is such an important cultural institution in France. 
Select from four thoughtfully designed options to ensure you enjoy a session tailored to your preferences. Please see the Itinerary section below for details of each option. 

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1-hour wine tasting: During this simple introduction to French wine, learn expert wine-tasting techniques while sampling three carefully selected French wines.
1.5-hour wine tasting with cheese and charcuterie lunch: This more in-depth session includes a tasting of five French wines accompanied by artisanal bread, cheese and charcuterie (cured meats), such as smoked ham from southwestern France and saucisson (dried sausage) from Corsica. Your sommelier will take you through the different wine regions including Rhone, Bordeaux and Champagne. Learn the art of food and wine pairing and discover expert wine-tasting techniques.

2-hour wine and Champagne tasting: Join this wine tasting and enjoy six French wines from regions including Champagne, Sancerre and Rhône, accompanied by fresh bread. Explore the art of food and wine pairing; learn how to read a French wine label and navigate a wine list; and uncover the meanings of commonly used terms like 'terroir' and 'appellation.' Your sommelier will provide great tips and plenty of fun anecdotes, too! 
2-hour grand cru wine tasting: During this ultimate wine-tasting experience, try six of France's greatest wines accompanied by a platter of delectable cheese and charcuterie. The six different wines, selected from some of the country’s best wineries, include grands crus (a classification of French wine denoting exceptionally high quality), premiers crus (the second-highest classification level) and older vintage wines, all boasting rich, complex flavors. Your sommelier will be on-hand to answer all your questions, and the content of the class will be tailored to meet your needs and preferences.

Customer Reviews

Jim S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Great tastings and great new friends


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Fabulous! They had overbooked so provided us with a private wine tasting. Educational engaging and tasted wonderful wines. Purchased a few of our favourites following the tasting. Would highly recommend this to anyone interested in a unique experience in Paris.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Excellent value with a knowledgeable and amiable Somalier. Love the location of O'Chateaux and the cellar atmosphere added to the ambiance.

Anali C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great wine tasting. I bought one of the wines and also the map. Fun activity

Christopher F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Very informative and we learned so much about wine, tasting and selection. The instructor was very knowable and the group interactions something we will all treasure for a long time to come.

Roy P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

One in a life time experience. A Must do. We did the lunch option with the food pairing. What a great time to learn and take in Paris. I loved the champagne, It was our favorite. The customer service was great! I have talked so much about this tour since I got back. You won't regret it.

Diane H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Fun way to spend a couple of hours. Great wines and learned a lot. Highly recommend.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tasting was amazing, I'd highly recommend doing this-very informative and great wines.

Laura H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Our host, the setting, the food and most importantly the wine were exceptional! We all learned so much while having fun!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent sommelier! learned a lot about wines

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