The most celebrated of Paris' intra-muros vineyards, the Clos Montmartre epitomises ‘the old Paris’ and contributes greatly to giving one the impression that they are far away from the madding crowds of the city. This sense of being in the countryside with well-tended vines covering the gentle slope of the ‘clos’ encourages a certain nostalgia for the old Montmartre, glimpses of which are still very much present today. The walk recounts the wine history of Montmartre and the Abbey de Montmartre, and includes anecdotes about the artistic, literary, and cultural history of the village. There is a fine view of the Clos Montmartre vineyard from the parapet in the garden of the Musée de Montmartre and it is here, overlooking the vineyard, that we detail its history. Following the visit of the vineyard from the museum gardens, it is a short walk to our wine tasting on the Place du Tertre, the heartbeat of the Montmartre village. The wine tasting includes the very rare wine of the Clos Montmartre and 2 additional wines - a white and a red - which will be tasted blind so that the participants can guess what grape(s) they are tasting and from which region the wine comes. The wine tasting will be accompanied by shared plates of cheeses and rustic fermented bread. The tour begins in front of the Eglise Saint Pierre at 2 rue du Mont Cenis, 75018 Paris, and ends at the Place du Tertre. It lasts about 3 hours. Includes • Walking tour and historical background of Montmartre • Visit of the Musée de Montmartre gardens • View of the Clos Montmartre vineyard from the Museum gardens • Background to viticulture and agriculture • Exclusive tasting of the Clos Montmartre wine • Additional blind tasting of 2 wines • Some of the best bread in Paris, accompanied by exquisite cheeses Time & Cost • 2-4 hours long • 85€ per person visit & tasting • Minimum 8 wine enthusiasts • Natural, organic & biodynamic wines • Physically easy (a couple of kilometres of walking) Practical info • Start time 10am or 3:30pm (or upon request) • Every day but Monday • Please let us know if you have food allergies or intolerances. This tour generally includes gluten (bread), dairy (raw cheese) • Not for children (minimum 16 years old) • Minimum 8 participants (combined bookings)
- 3 hr3 hours
- 85 euros€85
- We meet in front of the Eglise Saint-Pierre at 2 rue du Mont Cenis, 75018.