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Paris Wine Events & Tastings

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October 8-12
Every October the only remaining vineyard in Paris auctions off its bottles of Clos Montmartre in the weekend-long Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival. With a cultural parade and stalls of regional produce lining the vine-rimmed streets, each day is filled with festivities, food and wine. Attendance is free, events start in the afternoon. For more information, visit
November 28-29
Le Festival des Meilleurs Vins will take place at the Carrousel de Louvre. The event will feature master classes, wine tastings and workshops. For more information, visit

Enjoy a wine and cheese tasting lunch featuring five French whites and reds along with cheese, charcuterie and a bread basket. The cost is 75€ per person, including taxes and services. The lunch begins at noon and lasts for an hour and a half. These events take place year-round on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. For more information, visit
At Bistrot du Sommelier, Philippe Faure-Brac has catered to patrons since 1984. On Friday, he showcases a vineyard and its wines: a special menu with five glasses of wine costs €50 at lunch and €75 at dinner. Bistrot du Sommelier, 97, bd Haussmann, 75008 Paris, 01 42 65 24 85.

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Reviving Old Traditions
With strong legal control over selling Parisian-made wines commercially, it may be surprising that vineyards are popping up all over Ile-de-France. Wines have been made here for hundreds of years, which makes it a cultural venture rather than a lucrative one.

The Complexity of a Simple Wine

Learn about rosés, the often overlooked wine, from the varieties of grapes that are selected to the different methods in making the vino.



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