Wine Tasting Lunches

Introduction déjeuners oenologiques

Alain Gousse, head sommelier of our Albert 1er gastronomic restaurant will be delighted to share with you his passion for wine. He proposes a monthly meeting of one or several wine makers, in which they share their know-how and allow you to discover their best wines through a tasting. The morning wine tasting session is followed by a gastronomic lunch in the Albert 1er restaurant with the elaboration of a special menu in accordance with the winemaker’s wines, who will take pleasure in joining you at the table.

Wine Tasting Lunches - December 2015 - Maison Bérêche

Family estate of 9 hectares, the 5th generation of wine producer is in place with Vincent and Raphaël, accompanied by their parents and 5 full-time employees. The vine is located on the Reims mountains and in the Marne Valley. The vine and the soil are well cared of : measured interventions and herbicides prohibited. The wines are a testimony to this champenois soil, specially with a slow and spontaneous fermentation, prolonged ageing on the lees, respect of the climate rhythms in the ageing of the wine…

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December 2015

Wine tasting :

  • Coteaux Champenois Blanc "Les Monts Fournois" Ludes Premier Cru 2013
  • Coteaux Champenois Rouge "Les Montées" Ormes 2013
  • Brut réserve, base 2010-2009
  • Brut Réserve, base 2006-2005
  • Montagne Grand Cru 2006

Menu :

Duck foie-gras ‘en ballotine’,
fig chutney with vanilla
Roasted pigeon breast, candied leg, celery, strong juice,
cranberries and blueberries ‘semis pris’

36 months old  "Comté" cheese
Black truffle ‘crème brulée’, squash ice-cream

Bite-sized deserts and chocolates

Proposed wines :

  • Brut Réserve base 2013-2012
  • Campania Remensis, extra brut Rosé
  • Le Cran Premier Cru 2006
  • Reflet d'Antan

Detailled programme available here



Some practical information :

Next winetasting lunches:
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th January 2016
Domaine Henri Valloton - Martigny in Switzerland

If you wish to receive the detailled programme for the next events please give us your email address here

The wine tasting takes place at 10.30am in the Albert 1er salons.
We ask you to join us in the Albert 1er entrance hall, about 15 minutes before the start of the wine tasting.
It will be followed by lunch at the gastronomic restaurant 'Albert 1er' at 12:00 noon.

The price for the wine tasting and the gastronomic lunch is 95 €uro per person.
The lunchtime menu including wine, water and coffee is 70 €uro per person.

We wish to inform you that it is not possible to sign up solely for the wine tasting, however you are welcome to sign up just for the lunch, which will end around 3.00pm.
N.B. In order to guarantee your reservation, we ask you your credit card details (long number, expiration date and security code).
In case of cancellation 48 hours prior to the wine tasting concerned, the value of the wine tasting lunch per cancelled person will be charged, except if we manage to find somebody to replace you.
Thank you for your understanding.

We are already at your disposal for any reservation requests.
You can contact us for information and availability at:
Please feel free to reserve as of now, so as not to miss out on these exceptional meetings at the Albert 1er.