Jardin des Plantes - from 45€ per person*

(2-4 hours including vineyard visit & cellar wine tasting)

 

Left Bank history comes alive in this unique wine walk.

 

One of Europe's oldest parks, the National Botanical Gardens of France was created in the 17th century on land that was used for mass graves during the plague. In 1635 it became the King's vegetable garden, which lead to it becoming the focus of botanical research and the home to naturalists from around Europe. 

 

The vineyard, planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Gamay, does not produce wine, but provides a link with the earliest studies in ampelography as well as a scientific laboratory of viticultural study.

95 €

with lunch

85 €

with aperitif

Includes

  • Visit to the Jardin des Plantes vineyard

  • History of the Botanical gardens

  • Background to viticulture and agriculture

  • Varietal tasting of vines planted in the JdP in a wine shop

  • *Lunch after tasting optional for morning tours

  • *Afternoon tours include aperitif in a wine bar

  • Possible bread tasting

 

Time & Money

  • 2-4 hours long

  • From 45 € per person (tasting only morning tour)

  • *95€ with visit, cellar tasting & lunch

  • *85€ afternoon with visit, cellar tasting & aperitif

  • Exclusive (maximum 8 wine enthusiasts)

  • Organic & biodynamic wines

  • Physically easy (a couple of kilometres of walking)

 

Practical info

  • Start time 10:30am or 4pm

  • Please let us know if you have food allergies or intolerances. This tour generally includes gluten (bread), pork (charcuterie), dairy (raw cheese) and fish (ex. oysters, smoked salmon)

  • 4 wine enthusiasts minimum

  • Not for children (minimum 16 years old)

 

More info

 

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