Coming Soon

  • April 18:  free wine tasting every Friday night – their weekly happy hour “Wine Down” – at La Dernière Goutte from 5-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • April 18: a free wine tasting from Domaine Leccia at Le Vin en Tete. From 6-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • April 19: a free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Agrapart (Champagne) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • April 22-23: 52 Martinis is throwing a Champagne cocktail pop-up with bubbly, finger foods and (by reservation) nail art from The Nail Box. Tickets are 25€ (plus 10€ for a manicure) and require advance sign-up for seatings at 6:30-8:30pm or 9-11pm.
  • April 27-28:  Le Salon Rue89 des vins returns with 50 plus great winemakers, authors, demos and a movie preview at La Belleville Ménilmontant from 10am-7pm at 19-21 rue Boyer, 75020.
  • May 17: a free wine tasting with winemakers from the Rhone Valley, including Thierry Allemand, René Jean Dard et François Ribo, Eric Pfifferling, Hervé Souhaut, and more. From 11am-6pm at Caves Augé at 116 boulevard Haussmann, 75008.
  • May 21: learn more about Rhône Valley wines at the American Library in Paris with a workshop from Josh Adler of Paris Wine Company. The tasting & discussion is 35€ per person for natural & biodynamic Rhône wines paired with cheese and charcuterie. Reservations are required. To register, e-mail rosenberg@americanlibraryinparis.org. From 7:30pm at 10 rue du Général Camou, 75007.

Planning Ahead

  • May 24: a free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Distillerie Cazottes (eau de vie, liqueur) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • May 24-June 1: Paris’ first ever Craft Beer Week comes to town. Tastings, dinners, and events will take place at bars and breweries throughout the city.
  • June 7: free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Château des Deux Rocs (Coteaux du Languedoc) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • June 14: a free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Domaine Breton (Bourgueil) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • June 21:  a free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Grosperrin (Cognac) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.

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Past Events & Tastings 

  • April 13: sample all natural wines from producers Frank Cornelissen, Gilles et Catherine Vergé, Jean-Pierre Robinot and more at the Salon des Vins S.A.I.N.S. 8€ entry fee that includes a glass. From 11am-8pm at Péniche l’équité, Port de Javel Bas, 75015.
  • April 12: a free wine tasting with winemakers from Bordeaux, including Le Puy, Meylet, Le Queyroux, Rousset Peyraguey, Chante Alouette Cormeil, and more. From 11am-6pm at Caves Augé at 116 boulevard Haussmann, 75008.
  • April 12:  free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Domaine Cailbourdain (Pouilly-Fumé) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • April 11-13: Superbarquette, a street food festival accompanied by DJ sets, is taking over Wanderlust all weekend long. Street treats from Frenchie To Go, The Sunken Chip, Grillé, Le Camion Qui Fume, Lockwood, Candelaria, Téléscope, La Buvette, and many more. Entry is free with barquettes priced from 2-7€. From 6pm-2am on Friday, 12pm-2am on Saturday, and 12pm-5pm on Sunday at 32 quai d’Austerlitz, 75013.
  • April 5: free tastings at the various locations of Julhès in the 10th. At 59 rue du Faubourg Saint Martin, they’ll be pouring wine from Domaine Florent Garaudet and Domaine de l’Ancienne Mercerie starting at 11am.  At 54 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, they’ll be tasting Beaujolais & Brouilly from Domaine Lapalu.
  • April 4-6: taste and purchase cheeses, oils, jams, and meats directly from over 80 different producers at Paris Fermier. Entry is 6€ per person and for another 2€, you can purchase a wine glass and sample a variety of regional wines. From 10am-8pm on Friday, 10am-7pm on Saturday, and 10am-6pm on Sunday at the Espace Evénements in the Parc Floral de Paris.
  • April 3: El Nopal is invading the cocktail bar Red House with their burritos. From 8pm onwards at 1 bis rue de la Forge Royale, 75011.
  • March 29: a free rum tasting at the Salon du Rhum at Julhès. A variety of rum brands will be pouring samples from 2:30-7pm at 54 rue du Faubourg Saint Denis, 75010.
  • March 27: 52 Martinis has organized a Spring Cocktails Meet Up at Castor Club for readers to mingle and drink 10€ cocktail specials. From 7pm onwards at 14 rue Hautefeuille, 75006.
  • March 27: Natalie Oudin of Domaine Oudin will be present for a tasting of her Chablis wines at Frenchie Wine Bar from 7pm onwards at 6 rue du Nil, 75002.
  • March 22: Free tastings at the various locations of Julhès in the 10th. At 59 rue du Faubourg Saint Martin, they’ll be pouring Côte Rôtie Barbarine from Domaine Yves Gangloff. Only one bottle of this special wine will be opened a 4pm. At 54 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, they’ll be tasting Côte du Rhône  from Domaine la Ferme des Arnaud from 11:30am. And at 28 rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, they’ll be hosting a tasting of Japanese whiskies from Suntory, who won Distiller of the Year at the International Spirits Challenge in 2013. From 4-8pm.
  • March 18: Tickets are still available for the Omnivore “Fucking Dinner” featuring a collaboration between William Ledeuil of Ze Kitchen Galerie and Pedro de Artagão of Iraja in Brazil. The dinner will take place at Ze Kitchen Galerie at 4 rue des Grands Augustins, 75006, and reservations can be made directly through the restaurant at 01 44 32 00 32.
  • March 17: Tickets are still available for the Omnivore “Fucking Dinner” featuring a collaboration between Guillaume Monjuré of Palégrié in Lyon and Bruno Verjus of Table. The dinner will take place at Table at 3 rue de Paris, 75012, and reservations can be made directly through the restaurant at 01 43 43 12 26.
  • March 16: enjoy dozens of  natural wines (selected by Saturne) in the company of the winemakers at the Festival de Vins Nature. From 11am-6pm at 8 rue du Valois. Reservations can be made at vinisat.com.
  • March 16-18: the annual Omnivore Food Festival returns to Paris with three days of short demonstrations and master classes, and we’ve highlighted our picks for the best presentations in our detailed Guide to Omnivore 2014The festival runs from 9:30am-7pm each day at 24 rue Saint Victor, 75005. Tickets are available at 40€ per day or 109€ for a 3 day pass.
  • March 15: a free wine tasting with winemakers from the Jura, Savoie and Alsace, including Pierre Overnoy, Christian Binner, Stéphane Tissot, André Ostertag, Dominique Belluard, Philippe Bornard, and more. From 11am-6pm at Caves Augé at 116 boulevard Haussmann, 75008.
  • March 15: celebrate the opening of Coutume’s brand new coffee roasting facility. Tastings, cocktails, and music from DJ Cam will be available from 8:30pm at 8 rue Martel, 75010.
  • March 15: a free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Domaine l’Oratoire St. Martin (Cairainne) and Domaine Leccia (Patrimonio) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • March 15-17: just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, an Irish invasion is taking place at Semilla. Enda McEvoy & Conor Cockram of Aniar in Galway will be showcasing traditional Irish products including scallops with pig’s blood purée, an Irish seaweed soup, cheeses from Sheridans Cheesemongers, and more. A three course meal costs roughly 45€ at 54 rue de Seine, 75006.
  • March 8: Les Potes au Feu are back and they’re popping up with tapas and two concerts and a DJ set at Le Pop Up du Label on March 8th. It’ll be a 2€ cover at the door and 6€ per tapas from 9pm through the wee hours at 14 rue Abel, 75012.
  • March 8: a free tasting of a full range of Lillet products at Julhès  from 4-8pm at 28 rue du Faubourg Poissonière.
  • March 8: a free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemakers from Domaine Andre Perret (Condrieu, Saint-Joseph) from 11am-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • March 9: Partage, an event series focused on a single stellar ingredient meant to be shared, is popping up for Sunday lunch at Albion at 80 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, 75010. During the first edition, each table can fight over a giant joint of lamb from Guillaume Verdin from the Ferme de Clavisy. Tickets are 45€ per person and available for bookings at 12:30, 1:00, 2:30 and 3:00 pm.  Booking instructions can be found on their website.
  • March 4: a Mardi Gras themed cocktail pop-up from the new private cocktail club The Chamber. Drinks from Red House, snacks from Emperor Norton, a King Cake from Gateaux Mama, beads and a mask are all included in the ticket. Seatings are available from 6:30-8:30pm and 9-11pm. Tickets are 50€ for non-members and 30€ for members. The party takes place at an undisclosed location near Vaugirard  in the 15th.
  • February 15:  a free tasting of Domaine des Agates Rhône wines at Le Vin en Tete. From 5-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • February 14: a a free tasting of Domaine des Agates Rhône wines at Le Vin en Tete. From 6-9 pm at 8 rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009.
  • February 13: a beer tasting (Agent Provocateur, Psychedelia and Cuvée d’Oscar) with brewer Craig Allan from 8pm on at Les Trois 8 at 11 rue Victor Letalle, 75020.
  • February 2-3: La Dive Bouteille will host its 15th annual wine tasting in the chilly cave beneath the Château de Brézé in the Loire Valley, featuring approximately one zillion winemakers.
  • February 2Les Vins Anonymes wine tasting in Angers (Loire Valley) from 10am-midnight at the Collégiale Saint-Martin, featuring wines from more than 40 winemakers from France and elsewhere in the world.
  • January 7: a craft beer tasting at La Fine Mousse with Leonardo, the creator and maître-brasseur of Birral del Borgo, including tastings of Maledetta, Hoppy Cat, Stelle e Strisce, Prunus and Re Ale Extra. From 7pm at 6 avenue Jean Aicard, 75011.
  • December 21:  a free wine tasting at La Dernière Goutte from 11-7pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006 with four winemakers, including cult Champagne producer Cédric Bouchard.
  • December 21: a free wine tasting with Champagne producer Emmanuel Lassaigne at La Cave des Papilles from 4-8pm at 35 rue Daguerre, 75014. More here.
  • December 18: examine your stereotypes about French food & culture in a chat with Piu Eatwell, the author of They Eat Horses Don’t They?, at the American Library. From 7:30pm  at 10 rue du Général Camou, 75007.
  • December 14: free tasting of Champagne from traditional houses at Caves Augé  from 11am-6pm at 116 boulevard Haussmann, 75008. Houses include Billecart Salmon, Krug, Roederer, Piper heidsieck rare, Deutz, Laurent Perrier, Bollinger, Moët et Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Jacquesson, Dom Pérignon.
  • December 11: a free tasting of Champagne Velut at Le Vin en Tete. From 6-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • December 7: a free tasting of wines from Domaine De Clairac at Le Vin en Tete. From 6-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • December 7: a free tasting of Brendan Tracey’s wine at La Cave des Papilles from 4-8pm at 35 rue Daguerre, 75014.
  • December 6: free tasting of wines from Domaine Jonc-Blanc at Le Vin en Tete. From 6:30-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • December 6: a free tasting of wines from Domaine De Clairac at Le Vin en Tete.  From 6-9 pm at 8 rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009.
  • December 6-7: tastings, wine workshops and classes on the best wines (as selected by Bettane Desseauve) at the Le Festival des Meilleurs Vins at the Carrousel de Louvre from 10:15am-8:30pm and 10:15am-7pm, respectively, at 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001.
  • November 30: a free tasting of wines from Domaine Ancienne Cordonnerie at Le Vin en Tete.  From 12-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • November 29: it’s all oysters and bubbles at Les Huîtres Effervescentes. Utah beach oysters will be available onsite or to-go at Coinstot Vino from 5pm onwards at 26-28 passage des Panoramas, 75002.
  • November 28: tuck into turkey at a Thanksgiving Day potluck at Red House. A festive dish gets you in for free, but those not inclined to cook can pay a 10€ entrance fee. From 6pm on at 1 bis rue de la Forge Royale, 75011.
  • November 24: for those who want to make a charitable contribution (and have yet to experience cupcake fatigue), Cupcake Camp will benefit the Make-A-Wish foundation. All afternoon at Café A at 148 rue du Faubourg St-Martin, 75010.
  • November 16: a a free tasting of artisan Burgundy wines at Caves Augé  from 11am-6pm at 116 boulevard Haussmann, 75008.
  • November 15: a free tasting of  wines from Domaine L’Epicourchois at Le Vin en Tete.  From 6-9pm at 8 rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009.
  • November 9: soup’s up! Amoureusement Soupe, a yearly festival devoted to warm broth, takes place in Montmartre. The 7€ ticket allows you to sample 15 tastes of soup prepared by food bloggers. From 10:30am-5:3opm at Place des Abbesses, 75018.
  • November 9: a free tasting of Chinon wines from Domaine P and B Lambert at Le Vin en Tete.  From 12-6pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • November 8: a free tasting of Chinon wines from Domaine P and B Lambert at Le Vin en Tete.  From 6-pm at 8 rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009.
  • November 2: Dia De Los Muertos means tamales and mezcal celebrations this weekend at Candelaria from 9pm-2am at 52 rue de Saintonge, 75003.
  • November 2: a free tasting of Jura Savoie wines from Domaine de la Borde at Le Vin en Tete from 4:00-9pm. At 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • November 1: a free tasting of Jura Savoie wines from Domaine de la Borde at Le Vin en Tete from 7:30-9pm. At 48 rue Notre-Dame-de-Lorettes, 75009.
  • October 30-November 3: celebrate Chococtober at L’Éclair de Genie with your pick of chocolate éclairs from 6 of the best pastry masters. 1€ per éclair will be donated to charity at 14 Rue Pavée, 75004.
  • October 30-November 3: demos, tastings, courses, and sweets abound at the Salon du Chocolat which hosts more than 400 chocolatiers, chefs, pastry chefs, cocoa experts and budding diabetics from all over the world at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. From 10am-7pm at 1 place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015.
  • October 27: the next installation of the Paris Pop-Up (a project from Harry Cummins and Laura Vidal, chef and former sommelier at Frenchie Restaurant will feature a Food Festival theme, a jumble sale from The House That Jack Built, and live music from the Ramshackle Union Band. Tickets are 15€ and available “ here.
  • October 19: a free tasting of rare wines from Jean-Armand Bloc at Le Vin en Tete from 5-9pm. At 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • October 18-20: buy farm-fresh produce directly from over 100 farmers at Pari Fermier. The event takes place at Espace Champerret, 75017. Free entry by signing up for the newsletter.
  • October 12: March against Monsanto, a global event, will take place from 12:3o-6pm at Place Stalingrad, 75019.
  • October 12: Parisian vegans, they’re not just an urban legend. And they’re hosting Vegan Day with 5€ cooking classes (by reservation), demonstrations, films, dance, and discussions at The Docks from 10am-7pm at 34 quai d’Austerlitz, 75013.
  • October 9-15: The Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre, celebrating the harvest of the neighborhood’s 1,200+ grape vines with a giant parade, singing children, and a “Taste Trail” featuring over 160 food and wine stalls.
  • October 8: Monkey Hour, featuring cocktails with a base of Monkey Shoulder triple malt, at Candelaria from 7-8pm at 52 rue de Saintonge, 75003.
  • October 5: free salted caramel millefeuilles made to order at Hugo & Victor from 2-4pm at their 40 boulevard Raspail, 75007 and 7 rue Gomboust, 75001 locations.
  • October 4-5: free wine tasting and wine fair featuring wines from Marc Tempe, Domaine de La Grapperie, Clos des Camuzeilles, The Cortalet, Domaine Leccia, Mas Juliette, Domaine Movia (Slovenia), Bodega Barranco Oscurro (Spain), Azienda Coste (Italy) and more at at Le Vin en Tête from 10:30am-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017 and 48 rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009.
  • September 27-October 6: the National Fair for Antiques & Ham, a flea market with over 800 antiques vendors and, naturally, entire aisles of beautifully cured hams from around France, runs from 10am-7pm on the Ile de Chatou.
  • October 2: the Kale Project is throwing a leafy green soirée to celebrate (inter) National Kale Day at Verjus from 7-11pm at 47 rue de Montpensier, 75002.
  • September 27: a free tasting with winemaker from the Château Sainte-Anne (Provence Corse) at Le Vin en Tête from 6:30-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • September 21: a free wine tasting with biodynamic producer Phillipe-Gilbert from Menetou-Salon at La Dernière Goutte from 11am-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • September 19: a free tasting with winemaker from the Château de Suronde (Loire) at Le Vin en Tête from 6:30-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • August 8Paris Wine Company is offering an intro class to artisan French wines at Verjus. The Grand Afternoon Tasting runs from 3-5:30pm for 60€ per person at 52 rue de Richelieu, 75001. Reservations required. Reservations not required for their Tuesday night tastings though. From 6-11pm, Josh Adler will be curating a selection of wines by the glass or bottle at Verjus Bar à Vin.
  • July 23: Paris Wine Company is offering an intro class to artisan French wines at Verjus. The Grand Afternoon Tasting runs from 3-5:30pm for 60€ per person at 52 rue de Richelieu, 75001. Reservations required. Reservations not required for their Tuesday night tastings though. From 6-11pm, Josh Adler will be curating a selection of wines by the glass or bottle at Verjus Bar à Vin.
  • July 18: Free Champagne Velut tasting with winemaker Benoît Velut at Le Vin en Tête from 6-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • July 14: The recently opened inn Edgar gets groovy with 1970′s themed pop-up Cafête interNationale. For 15 euros, diners will taste Lebanese mezze from Kamal Mouzawak, savory British dishes from Lee Tiernan of St. John Bread & Wine, Belgian treats courtesy of Xavier Thiery and finish with Ricard  hot râpé by Katsuaki Okiyama of Abri. Proceeds benefit ”Les Enfants du Congo-Béthanie” charity. Seatings are available at 1pm, 5pm, and 7pm at 31 rue d’Alexandrie, 75002.
  • July 16:  Paris Wine Company is offering an intro class to artisan French wines at Verjus. The Grand Afternoon Tasting runs from 3-5:30pm for 60€ per person at 52 rue de Richelieu, 75001. Reservations required. Reservations not required for their Tuesday night tastings though. From 6-11pm, Josh Adler will be curating a selection of wines by the glass or bottle at Verjus Bar à Vin.
  • July 6: The Paris Wine Company is launching with a free tasting of Angevin wines from Bertin-Delatte and Vins Hogson at Verjus. Picnic lunches available by reservation for 35€. The new endeavor from Joshua Adler, the former wine director for Spring, offers international clients a safe and reliable way to ship interesting and hard-to-find French wines back home. Lunch from 12-2pm and tasting from 4-6pm at 52 rue de Richelieu, 75001.
  • July 1: Bistrot Paul Bert is hosting a free Champagne and Jura Wine Tasting with winemakers Franck Pascal, David Léclapart, Françoise Bedel, Pascal Doquet, Benoit Marguet, Horiot, Valérie Frison, Vincent Laval, Alice et Charles Dagant, Jean-Baptiste Menigoz, François Rousset, Raphael Monier, Celine Gormally, and Alex Porteret. From 10am-5pm with a reservations-only winemaker’s dinner available après at 18 rue Paul Bert, 75011.
  • June 29 & 30: A free tasting at Le Vin en Tête of their own champagne Genèse brut tradition, made in collaboration with Maison Jean Velut. At the Saint-Georges location at 48 rue Notre-Dame de Lorette, 75009 and the Batignolles location at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017 from 10:30am-9pm.
  • June 23: The annual Vins Libres tasting at Quedubon, featuring 16 winemakers including Arena (Corsica), Plageoles (Gaillac) and Lassaigne (Champagne. With food for sale (charcuterie and oysters) and French chanson & accordion wafting through the air. Entry/tasting glass for only 3€. From 10am-6pm at 22 rue du Plateau, 75019
  • June 22: free tasting at Caves Augé of digestifs, including Calvados, Cognac, Armagnac, Chartreuse, Breton whiskey, Absinthe, and more. From 11am-6pm at 116 blvd Haussmann, 75008.
  • June 22: free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with winemakers from the Domaine des Amouriers (Vacqueyras) from 11am-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • June 21: It’s Fête de la Musique tonight, and some of our favorite restaurants and bars will be featuring music, including Coinstot Vino. We’ll update this when we learn about more (as usual, the official website is useless).
  • June 15: Cyril Lalloum and Laurent Cicurel, owners of craft beer bar La Fine Mousse, are hosting another installment of their beer-on-a-boat series Les Soirées Maltées. Beers from Alsace will be the focus here, and a 15€ ticket will include four 12.5cl tasting pours and includes a souvenir tasting glass. From 7:30pm to midnight on a boat docked on the Quai Montebello in the 5th arrondissement, right across from Notre Dame.
  • June 8: free tasting at Caves Augé with foreign winemakers, including Ariana Occhipinti and Alessandra Bera (Italy), Olivier Rivière (Spain), Louis Antoine Luyt (Chili),  Hatzidakis (Greece), Michael Seresin (New Zealand), Marie Thérèse Chappaz and Fabienne Cottagnoudand (Switzerland), Golan Heights (Israel), and more. From 11am-6pm at 116 blvd Haussmann, 75008.
  • June 8: free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with winemakers from the Mas Champart (Saint-Chinian) from 11am-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • June 1: free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with winemakers from the Domaine des Terres Promises (Provence), Domaine Huards (Cour-Cheverny), Domaine des Granges aux Belles (Anjou) and Domaine Jousset (Montlouis) from 11am-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • May 25: free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with winemakers from the Domaine Julien Labet (Jura) and Domaine Cailbourdin (Pouilly-Fumé) from 11am-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • May 18: free tasting at Caves Augé with winemakers from the Loire Valley, including Thierry Puzelat, Émile Hérrédia, Olivier Lemasson, Pascal Potaire, Benoît Courault, Alexandre Bain, Jérôme Lenoir, Pascal Simonutti, and more. From 11am-6pm at 116 blvd Haussmann, 75008.
  • May 18: free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with winemakers from the Domaine du Poujol and Domaine Les Aurelles (both Coteaux du Languedoc) from 11am-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • May 17: A free wine tasting at Le Vin en Tête with the winemakers Christine & Bruno Duhame from Château l’Hospital (Bordeaux) from 6:30-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • May 3, 2013: A free wine tasting at Le Vin en Tête with the winemaker from Prieuré La Chaume (Vin de Pays de Vendée) from 6:30-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • April 25, 2013: The annual Grand Prix de la Baguette de la Ville de Paris (Best Baguette Competition) will be held today with our very own Meg Zimbeck participating as one of the judges. We’ll be updating you on the winners as results are announced.
  • April 22, 2013: A free tasting of Tuscan wines at Rino from 3:30-7:30pm, including Stefano Amerighi presenting his Syrah. Reservations are also open for a special Tuscan dinner that evening (50€) featuring chef Carlo Silvestrini. Both the tasting and dinner will be held at the restaurant at 46 rue Trousseau, 75011. Reservations for the dinner at 01 48 06 95 85.
  • April 20, 2013free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with winemakers from Domaine Henri Milan (Provence) and Clos de l’Oum (Roussillon) from 11am-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • April 20, 2013: A free tasting at Caves Augé with winemakers from the Rhone Valley, including Jean-Paul Daumen, Dard et Ribo, Guy Jullien, Jean-Michel Stéphan, Hervé Souhaut, Thierry Allemand, Gérald Oustrict, Michèle Aubéry Laurent, and more. From 11am-6pm at 116 blvd Haussmann, 75008.
  • April 19-20, 2013: A free wine tasting at Le Vin en Tête with the winemaker from Le Domaine Leccia (Patrimonio, Corsica). On Friday at the Saint-Georges location from 6:30-9pm at 48 rue Notre-Dame de Lorette, 75009 and on Saturday at the Batignolles location from 4-9pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • April 19, 2013free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with the winemaker from Domaine Bobinet (Saumur-Champigny) from 5-7:30pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • April 12-13, 2013: A free wine tasting at Le Vin en Tête with Vincent Caillé from the Domaine Fay d’Homme (Muscadet). On Friday at the Saint-Georges location from 6:30-9pm at 48 rue Notre-Dame de Lorette, 75009 and on Saturday at the Batignolles location from 12-7pm at 30 rue des Batignolles, 75017.
  • April 6, 2013: A free tasting at La Dernière Goutte with winemakers from Domaine Saint Andrieu (Montpeyroux/Coteaux du Languedoc), Domaine de Lacroix-Vanel (Pezenas), Domaine Ostertag (Alsace) and Domaine Geantet – Pansiot (Gevrey Chambertin) from 11am-8pm at 6 rue de Bourbon de Chateau, 75006.
  • March 23, 2013: A free tasting at Caves Augé with winemakers from theJura, Savoie and Alsace, including Audrey & Christian Binner, Dominique Belluard, Emmanuel Houillon, Gérard Schueller, Stéphane Tissot, Jean-Yves Peron, Raphaël Bartucci, Jean-François Ganevat, Philippe Bornard and Jacques Maillet. From 11am-6pm at 116 blvd Haussmann, 75008.
  • March 22-25, 2013: The Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants is back at the Espace Champerret for four days of tastings with many hundreds of outstanding winemakers. Entry is 6€ and includes a tasting glass. New this year – home delivery for 3€ a case (three case minimum). From 10am-8pm on March 22-24 and from 10am-6pm on March 25.
  • March 18, 2013: The Omnivorous Party (part of the Omnivore Food Festival) will feature bites from Adeline Grattard (Yam’Tcha), Simone Tondo & Michael Greenwold (Roseval), Mikael Jonsson (Hedone in London), and more. Entry to the party is free with registration for the food festival. From 8pm-2am at Wanderlust – 32 quai d’Austerlitz, 75013.
  • March 18, 2013: On the same night as the Omnivorous Party (above), Omnivore will host a marathon “Fucking Dinner” featuring four different brigades each doing a 90-minute turn in the kitchen. Beginning at 8pm, chefs will include Alexandre Couillon, Ivan Berezutsky and Pierre Marcolini. From 9:30pm, it’s Danny Bowien, William Ledeuil, Pierre Hermé. At 23h00 Mehmet Gurs, Dmitri Zotov and Alexandre Gauthier take over. Nicolai Nørregaard, David Toutain, Jean-François Piège finish up from 12:30am onward. Tickets are 60€ per person, and the dinner will take place inside the Wanderlust restaurant at 32 quai d’Austerlitz, 75013.
  • March 17, 2013: Emma Bentley of Burnt Cream will be hosting winemaker Alex Zülch for a tasting of natural German wines (mainly Mosel Rieslings) paired with food. From 7:30pm in Montmartre for 25€ per person. Reservations and more information at burnt.cream@gmail.com
  • February 23-March 3, 2013: the Salon de L’Agriculture at the Porte de Versailles expo center, from 9am-7pm every day except March 1 when they’ll stay open ’til 11pm. Admission for 13€.
  • February 22-24, 2012The annual Gourmand Paris Cookbook Fair returns with a new location under the Louvre. Kitchen demonstrations, a few food and wine tastings, and cookbooks from around the world. At the Carousel du Louvre, 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001.
  • February 3-4, 2013: La Dive Bouteille hosts its 14th annual wine tasting in the chilly cave beneath the Château de Brézé in the Loire Valley. Wine geeks from as far away as New York and Copenhagen fly into to taste the best natural wine in France (producers here). Entry is €10, and the organizers usually post information about shuttle busses between the Château and nearby towns (Saumur, Angers), although we haven’t yet found information for 2013.