Perfect Pairing food+wine
Paris-6E-Arrondissement · Get the goods on French food and wine pairings
2.5 hours total
1 snack, drinks and equipment
Offered in English
What we’ll do
First I bring you to my favorite 19th c. epicerie (gourmet shop) where we taste French wines in their cellar and learn food+wine pairing basics. During Paris Pairings you'll get the ABCs of wine tast…
What I’ll provide
Wine Tastings - 3 wines
I will provide at least 3 different wines for you to taste, each from different regions of France.
Wine Tasting Notebooks
I provide wine tasting notebooks that walk you through the 3 steps of how to taste wine. You can also take your own notes.
Plate of Shared Snacks
At the wine and small plates local bar, I provide the first plate of either charcuterie or cheese to get things started off.
Guests must be 18+. It's up to you to get to and from our meeting point. The rest is in easy walking distance. Bring your enthusiasm for wine+food pairings. And don't worry - We are not wine snobs!
Where we’ll be
Our St. Germain des Pres wine tasting room is in a 17th c cellar on one of Paris' oldest streets. Next we head out to a very popular 'avant comptoir' small plates wine bar. There are three near Odéon always packed and full of local color. Here you try out your new wine pairing skills with nibbles.
About your host, Donna P.
The more I've discovered French wines, the more I've fallen in love with France. So much so that I am now considered one of the experts on Paris food+wine for U.S. media. But if there is one thing I h…