About Grands Crus Masterclass
We designed our Grands Crus masterclass for people willing to treat themselves to an outstanding wine tasting experience. To take part in this there is no need to be an expert. What matters is that you love wine. The tasting starts at 5pm in our 17th century wine cellar right near the Louvre. Well taste six different wines coming from 6 different regions of France. We selected great wines for you older vintages grands crus premiers crus grands crus classes wines that come from the nicest wineries in France. With a unique and refreshing approach our sommelier will take you through a variety of themes to build up and refine your wine knowledge. He will take you through the main wine regions of France explain to you what it takes to make a truly great wine guide you through the specificities of French terroirs explain the hierarchy of French wines and give you names you should be looking for. The content of the class will be tailored to meet the expectations of the participants so that our sommelier teaches you exactly what you are interested in. Our master class is both informative and fun. In just two hours you will learn a lot as you taste fantastic French wines. Then at 1900 or so well let you go intoxicated not by the wine but by the pleasure of having tasted greatness! All the wines you will taste are available for sale plus many more too just ask your sommelier. Tour Highlights - Champagne how it is made and what makes it special - Wine appreciation techniques how to taste wine properly – techniques and vocabulary - How to read a French wine label – concepts of Terroir and AOC – quick comparison Old World vs. New World - The main wine regions of France – the grapes they grow the style of wines they make - The greatest wines of France how theyre made and names to remember - Plus answers to any questions you may have Includes - English speaking sommelier giving a fun and informative presentation - Bread baskets from the same bakery as the president of France - Cheese plate - The list of the wines well taste and a cheat sheet handed out at the end of the class - Six fantastic French wines including one Champagne Excludes - Meals and drinks not included in the description - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - Before or after your tasting you can decide to hang out at the adjacent wine bar which offers everyday a selection of 40 wines by the glass great food friendly staff beautiful decor and a fun atmosphere - the best wine bar in Paris really. - This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date. - Tastings are provided in English unless otherwise stated. - No minimum attendance required. - Youths aged 16 years and under are not permitted alone. - This tour is not wheelchair accessible.