Celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau In Paris 2013

Wednesday November 20, 2013 (night before) La Robe et le Palais (13 Rue des Lavandières Sainte-Opportune, 75001) Owner Olivier Schvirtz and sommelier Loic Mougene throw what is possibly Paris’ last remaining quality-conscious midnight-release party for Beaujolais Nouveau […]

Get OFF for free

Score: the kind people at Omnivore have just provided 10 free passes for us to give away to readers who want to attend their three-day food & wine festival in Deauville (Feb 20-22). More on […]

Paris Wine Tastings July 8-14

Free Tastings July 10 (Saturday) at Caves Augé: “Bulle” tasting featuring sparkling wines and ciders, excluding Champagne, from all over France (free). Last big tasting at Augé this season. From 11am-7pm at 116 boulevard Haussmann, 75008. […]

Cupcake Camp Comes to Paris

Following similar events in New York, San Francisco and other cities, Paris will be hosting its very own Cupcake Camp this week on July 4. What’s a Cupcake Camp? An excuse to gorge yourself on […]

Paris Wine Tastings July 1-7

Free Tastings July 3 (Saturday) at La Dernière Goutte: Tasting of Côte Rôtie with winemaker Stéphane Ogier. Before the tasting, be sure to watch this fun video from David Turecamo that profiles the character of both […]

Paris Wine Tastings: June 24-30

Free Tastings June 24 (Thursday) at Les Taulières: tasting of two Cabernet Francs from the Château du Petit Thouars (selection 2009 and reserve 2008) from 7pm. Later on, Sébastian du Petit Thouars (winemaker/DJ) will be spinning a […]

Bibs on Parade

Well, here’s something strange: there’s a fashion show for “adult bibs” by Maude Möhlmann happening tonight along the banks of the Seine river. poll by twiigs.com

Paris Wine Tastings June 10-16

Free Tastings June 10 (Thursday) at Le Garde Robe: tasting with winemaker Arnaud Combier. 41 rue de l’Arbre Sec, 75001. June 11 (Friday) at La Cave du Moulin Vieux: tasting biodynamic Côte de Beaune with […]

Eat the Stars. Be the Star.

A London-based production company is looking for diners to take part in a new television show fronted by Michel Roux Junior, who will be bringing seven trainees over from London to see how they cope […]

Wine Tastings in Paris (June 2-9)

Free Tastings June 4 (Friday) at Le Vin en Tête Saint-Placide: Tasting Côtes de Duras with the winemaker from Chateau Haut-Lavigne (free). From 6:30-9pm at 53 rue Saint-Placide, 75006. June 5 (Saturday) at La Dernière Goutte: Tasting with Philippe […]