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Latin Quarter Unbottled!

Service Description

This tour takes you on an insider's journey to some of the best winebars in the city, tantalizing your tastebuds and awakening all your senses. Starting in the second oldest park in Europe where we discover one of the city's hidden vineyards, we make our way past the spot where the Abbaye Saint Victor once stood and where the wines of Paris were stored until the 1950s. Our first tasting is in another hidden vineyard, held outdoors. The Latin Quarter undoubtedly has the longest wine history of any neighbourhood in the city. From the vineyards planted by the Romans on the Montagne Saint Geneviève, maintained and expanded by Cistertian monks, through the Abbaye Saint Victor, the wine storage of the Halle aux Vins and the taverns of the Place de la Contrescarpe and the rue Mouffetard, wine has been part of daily life for more than 2000 years. Somewhat later than other quarters of the city, the natural wine movement is slowly taking root and bringing with it a renaissance in innovative cuisine. Evening and afternoons only. Includes 3 wine tastings, 2 in wine shops / bars with seasonal nibbles. Minimum 6 participants. Includes • Visit of two secret vineyards • Wine history of the quarter • Background to viticulture and agriculture • Sparkling wine tasting and two winebar tastings • Delicious shared plates of seasonal foods Time & Cost • 4-5 hours long (with the possibility of carrying on after the tour) • 95€ per person, vineyard visits, winebar tastings and shared plates • Exclusive (min 6, max 12 wine enthusiasts) • No poison! Organic, biodynamic & natural wines • Relatively easy (about 2 kilometres of walking) Practical info • Start time 3:30 or 4pm (or upon request min. 6) • Available weekends • 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)

Upcoming Sessions

  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • 95 euros
  • Cuvier Fountain|Paris
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