The world-renowned French wines are right at your fingertips for tasting at wine bars in Paris. Read on to become an amateur sommelier and discover the best wine bars in Paris. 


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WINE TASTING IN PARIS

Spend your money wisely on your next trip to Paris and indulge in some of the best wine tastings in Paris... 

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Ô CHATEAU

At Ô Chateau you will have one of the best wine tasting classes presented in English by master sommeliers. Here you can learn about terroir, historic wine cellars and even wine and cheese pairings. In the warmer months, you can indulge in a Grands Crus tasting on the Seine! 

68 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1st arrondissement, Open Monday to Saturday: 4pm– midnight 

Check out their website for more information

LES CAVES DU LOUVRE

For a wine tasting that's full of history, visit Les Caves du Louvre which were established by King Louis XV's sommelier in the 18th century. Download their app, and explore the cellars before indulging in a tasting at the end of your visit! 

Note, for Paris pass holders, this wine tasting experience is included for free. 

52 rue de l'Arbre Sec, 1st arrondissement, Open daily from 10am-6pm, 
Check their website for more information

VIZEAT

A more unique wine tasting can be booked through our partner Vizeat, a company that brings you to Parisians' home for an authentic wine tasting! Besides its Parisian authenticity, it is also a hit because its a fraction of the cost of other tastings. 

Click here to read about Allison’s Sparkling wine and Champagne tasting 

Click here for Stephan’s French Cheese and Wines tasting


LOCALERS 

Localers is a local Parisian tour company and they have curated the perfect tasting classes for you. Your expert will take you on a wine tasting adventure, teaching you all about terroir, how to sample wine and the history behind champagne. 

Check out their website to book your Localers wine tasting experience


WINE SHOPS

Once you've had a proper wine tasting and decided upon which French wines are your favorites... be sure to shop at these excellent wine shops before heading back to your homeland! 

La Bordeauxthèque at Galeries Lafayette

For a section of over 1,000 wines exclusively from the Bordeaux region's terroir, shop at La Bordeauxthèque and let the sommeliers help you purchase the perfect Bordeaux for you. 

Lafayette Gourmet, 1st floor 35 boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris, Open Monday to Saturday 8:30 am-9:30 pm

Check their website to see their selection 

EN VRAC

En Vrac or In Bulk, is the term and name of the wine shop where you can choose from many different natural ones, and even sample them right in the shop! If you're truly taken by one of the wines and can't wait to drink it back at home, get it in a lemonade inspired bottle and have yourself a picnic somewhere in Paris! 

2 rue de l’Olive, 18th arrondissement, Open from Monday to Sunday: 10am- midnight
48 rue Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, 9th arrondissement, Open Monday to Friday: 5pm- 8:30pm

Check their website for more information

BIBOVINO

Bibovino although hidden amongst the many amazing foodie spots in the Marché des Enfants Rouges, cannot be missed due to its bright purple and flashy wine boxes. All the wine in their boxes are high-quality and from smaller scaled producers, and in addition to their purple box packaging, can also be purchased by class or even carafe. 

35 rue Charlot, 3rd arrondissement, Open Tuesday to Thursday: 11am- 2.30pm, Friday to Saturday 11am- 8pm and Sunday 10:30am- 6:30pm

Check their website for more information


NYSA

Last but not least, Nysa is the simplest and easiest shop where you can purchase wine in Paris. Nysa has many locations throughout the city and the prices are very attractive. 

Check out their website to discover a store near you 


BEST WINE BARS IN PARIS

For a walk-in tasting and wine experience, here's some of INSIDR's favorite wine bars in Paris! 

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FREDDY’S

Freddy's a super fun spot in the 6th arrondissement to try many different French wines. The staff is also extremely helpful, so not to worry if you are not a wine connoisseur! 

54 rue de Seine, 6th arrondissement, Open daily from 12pm-12am

Check their Facebook for more information

JUVENILES

Juveniles in the 1st arrondissement serves both impressive French traditional dishes and equally impressive French wines. For a classic French wine bar experience, this is where to go. 

47 rue de Richelieu, 1st arrondissement, Open Tuesday-Saturday: midday- 11pm

Check out their website for or information

WINE BY ONE 

For a different wine bar experience, Wine by One is the place to try many many different wines from wine machines that you'll pour yourself! When you arrive, load up a Wine by One card with money and then feel free to taste as many different wines and drink as many full glasses of wine as you wish! Wine by One also has a "mystery bottle," so if you're feeling daring be sure to try it!  

27 rue de Marignan, 8th arrondissement, Open Tuesday to Friday: midday- 10pm and Saturday: 3-8pm 

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WINE FESTIVALS

 

LA FETE DES VENDAGES DE MONTMARTRE- MONTMARTRE'S HARVEST FESTIVAL

Beginning of October: For the first week in October every year, Montmartre celebrates its wine harvest that has dated back since 390 B.C! The celebration includes a parade, wine tasting booths, food stalls and dancing... lots and lots of dancing. 

Check their website for more information 

BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU

End of November: On the third Thursday in November, more wine-madness occurs in Paris with the arrival of a new crop of Beaujolais Nouveau! This wine is offered throughout the city in cafés, bars and wine shops... just look for:  "Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!" or "le nouveau est arrivé!"


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