Workshop: Wine Tasting


From 4 May to 13 July, every two weeks, come and discover various French wines coming from all around the French regions with Remi Novel as the Tour de France goes on!

This six two-hours class workshop will take you on a wonderful journey through the jungle of French wine following the itinerary of the Tour de France. Each session will explore a wine region and its cultural background and will reveal the secrets of this fascinating industry.

Don’t worry, we will give you the right amount of information, laughter and enough wine to wash it all down with. You will leave this workshop feeling like a French wine expert.

Chapter 1: 4 may
(Stages 3-4 of the Tour de France)
Loire valley: A mosaic of Red, White and Sparkling wines unfolds along the river.
Wine tasting techniques

Chapter 2:  18 may
(Stages 5-10 of the Tour de France)
South West: Rising stars by the Pyrenees mountains
From the vineyard to the bottle

Chapter 3: 1 june
(Stages 11-12 of the Tour de France)
Languedoc and Provence: Mediterranean heros
Why are French obsessed with terroir?

Chapter 4: 15 june
(Stage 13-14 of the Tour de France)
Rhone valley: South vs North
Understanding French wine labels

Chapter 5: 29 june
(Stage 15 of the Tour de France)
Burgundy: A strong sense of place
From the romans to a global economy

Chapter 6: 13 july
(Fly over between stage 20 and 21of the Tour de France)
Champagne: Magic bubbles
From the monks to world fame

About Remi NOUBEL

Remi was born in a vat of wine on his father’s vineyard in the South West of France. He has been drinking wine since then and worked in several wineries in France and in Australia. He is a trained winemaker and loves the ability wine has to bring people together. After running wine tasting classes in Paris for two years, he decided to bring his passion down under by launching his own company: Pepin - wine tasting experiences.