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Wine Tasting at O Chateau's Wine Cellars

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Wine and Cheese Tasting lunch: 1.5 hours
    Tour de France of Wine: 2 hours

  • Start time

    Wine and Cheese Tasting lunch: 12:15pm - 1:45pm
    Tour de France of Wine: 5pm- 7pm

  • Meeting Point
    Your wine experience takes place at:
    O Chateau :Wine Tasting and Wine Bar - 68 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau 75001 Paris
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Key Highlights

  • Recommended by users of Trip Advisor – One of the top-rated things to do in Paris
  • Choose between a wine and cheese tasting experience and a masterclass for wine enthusiasts
  • O Chateau offer a range of tasting sessions suitable for all from complete novices to connoisseur
  • Learn more about wine appreciation and pairing wine with cheese
  • Sample a range of fine white and red French wines
  • The tastings take place in a historic venue which used to be King Louis XV sommelier’s cellar


Whether you are a wine novice or a connoisseur, Ô Chateau has offers tasting sessions for all French wine enthusiasts. Unlock the secrets of French wine with the three specially designed wine tasting sessions conducted by an English-speaking sommelier. The sessions take place in a 17th century cellar, located right by the Louvre, which was actually the former cellar of the Sommelier of the King.

Choose from 2 different wine tasting sessions; A wine and cheese tasting lunch, or a session sampling wines from across France (Tour de France of Wine).

Ô Chateau is a wine lover’s haven. The wine tastings are offered several times a week and the atmosphere is always fun and relaxed.


Your wine tasting experience takes place at the O Chateau : 68, rue JJ Rousseau in the 1st arrdt. Paris.

Your tasting will take place in an absolutely beautiful 17th century Parisian building, which is a 5-minute walk from the Louvre. Your tasting room is atmospheric and beautifully decorated. The space also offers a wine bar for you to unwind, eat and relax before or after your tasting.

You can select from two wine tasting sessions:

Wine and cheese tasting lunch: Beginning with a flute of champagne, you will be expertly guided through a wonderful tasting experience by a French sommelier. Enjoy a ‘Tasting Lunch’ that will allow you to learn first hand about food and wine pairing as well as wine tasting techniques. At the end of the session, you’ll have a better understanding of France’s major wine regions and a greater appreciation for French wine, including its champagne.

A presentation by an English-speaking sommelier will be given to you. You will taste 5 (white and red) French wines including champagne and a selection of cheeses, cold meats and breads in just €15 extra.

Tour de France of Wine: A presentation by an English-speaking sommelier will teach you all the basics about French wine. You will taste a wonderful variety of French wines, from Alsace to Bordeaux, Burgundy to the Rhone Valley. This includes sampling 6 (white and red) French wines, including one Champagne and a selection of breads. With a unique and refreshing approach, the French sommelier will teach you how to read a French label and how to navigate a wine list.

You will also learn about the art of wine appreciation and strategies for pairing food and wine. Learn more about the major French wine regions and the interesting details that make French wines unique.

Your tour ends at the wine cellar.

Please note that 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.


  • English speaking sommelier giving a fun and informative presentation
  • Privatisation of our wine cellar for the group
  • Bread baskets (same bakery as the president of France) (Tour de france)
  • The list of the wines you’ll taste and a take away cheat sheet
  • Riedel Glassware


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Your voucher is to be given to your host on arrival at the tasting.

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 décor and a fun atmosphere - the best wine bar in Paris really.

Additional info

You will be given the option to buy some wines after tasting. You also have the option of booking a private tour. Please contact our Customer Service for more details.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Laura F Scheyer
    Fun Family Wine Times

    Our group of four really enjoyed the wine tasting, we learned a lot and had a lot of fun doing it. One suggestion I have is to print the map with the region breakdown on the...

    United States 03/18/2016
    Because no good day starts with orange juice!!

    We had an excellent wine tasting session at O'Chateau. It was definitely one of the most memorable parts of our trip. We tried nice wines and our sommelier, Richard, made the...

    Greece 10/21/2015
  • Marsha Van Egeren
    delightful, entertaining, and very informative.

    The location was absolutely perfect. A tasting room in a beautiful stone cave. The host was not only very knowledgeable, but he was totally unintimidating and pure fun to...

    United States 07/06/2015

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