Paris by Night: Evening Food & Wine Tasting Experience
Experience French wine like never before, with each glass paired with the perfect bite as you explore the trendy 11th arrondissement.
- Try the whole range of French wine, and finally understand what all the natural wine fuss is about.
- Soak up the local feel of the 11th arrondissement as you enjoy its best bites.
- Crack the code of what the difference is between a bistro, a brasserie and a restaurant as you experience them firsthand.
- Visit a locally-loved modern French restaurant for seasonal shared plates of organic produce.
- Discover the real apéritif culture, what it is, and why it’s so well done in France!
- Take a crash course in French cheese and learn to choose your perfect cheese out of more than 300 varieties.
What to Expect on Your Tour
Immerse yourself in the world of French food and wine as you explore the off-the-beaten-track neighborhoods around Marché Aligre and the 11th arrondissement. As you hop from wine cellar to bistro to contemporary French restaurant, you’ll try the speciality dishes in each place, from French cheese to frog legs, pairing each taste with a host of different wines from across the country. As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll do it all while learning about the importance of French food and how to eat better for the rest of your time in the capital!
STOP BY STOP
Start your journey at a uniquely Parisian local bar, wine shop, serving small plates of fresh, seasonal produce, and exclusively natural wine, where you can both enjoy a glass with the locals, and take home a bottle for later. wine shop, serving small plates of fresh, seasonal produce, and exclusively natural wine.
Next, you’ll head down to a lively market bar, where locals young and old jostle for wine poured directly from the barrel. In such a cosmopolitan city, it can be hard to find a place that feels like you’ve stepped back in time, but this definitely is one of them.
Before hitting the next stop, you’ll swing by a fresh produce market which specializes in all things French, direct from producers. There, your expert foodie guide will give you a glimpse of the importance of markets in the city. Next, it’s on to a traditional bistro for some classic French cuisine, accompanied by a pairing of two different styles of wines.
You’ll keep on wandering with your guide through the backstreets of the 11th arrondissement, finishing at one of the neighborhood’s celebrated restaurants. Famous for its contemporary cuisine, you’ll devour beautiful plates of local and seasonal produce, paired with two different varieties of local white wine.
By the end of the night, your guide will have decoded the difference between a brasserie, a bistro and a restaurant, and unveiled the importance of the aperitif in French culture—and you will have experienced it all firsthand!
And as with all Devour Paris tours, your guide will give you a copy of our Devouring Paris guide, which is packed with all our favorite places to eat and drink in the city! So put down your guidebook and get ready to experience Paris like a local on our evening food and wine tasting experience!
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Once a working-class neighbourhood, now home to some of the best wine bars and restaurants in the city!