About Le Tour de France of Wine
To truly capture the essence of all things French one must indulge the senses with some of Frances finest wines. During the Grand Seven tasting your French sommelier will introduce you to the great diversity of French vineyards while tantalizing your taste buds with remarkable French wines both red and white and a selection of delicious French breads. You will discover new ways to observe and distinguish the unique characteristics of various wines from Frances many "terroirs." With a unique and refreshing approach our French sommelier will teach you how to read a French label and how to navigate a wine list. You will also learn about wine techniques for appreciation and strategies for pairing food and wine. Well go through the major French wine regions and the interesting details that make French wines unique. You will learn fun and useful tips including how to slurp wine with class! Itinerary-Activity Schedule - 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 - Where to find good value wine in France - Plus answers to any questions you may have Includes - English speaking sommelier giving a fun and informative presentation - Bread baskets same bakery as the president of France - The list of the wines well taste and a cheat sheet handed out at the end of the class - Six good French wines including one Champagne Excludes - Meals and drinks unless specified - 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. - Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking. - Tastings are provided in English unless otherwise stated. - This tour is not wheelchair accessible. - No minimum attendance required - Your voucher is to be given to your host prior to the tasting. - Youths aged 16 years and under are not permitted alone.