6/24 California Wine Vs. French Wine Seminar with a Gourmet Dinner in Tokyo


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California Wine Vs. French Wine Seminar

Another night of tasting, education and fun as we compare a selection of Californian wines against the same French varieties.
Join our wine specialist as he takes you through 9 selected wines to showcase how different and at times how similar the wine styles can be.
A great event for novices and experienced wine-o-philes alike.
Do not miss this unique comparative tasting and take a journey from California to France and back!
Our 5 senses will be strongly called upon for a beautiful cultural and exclusive experience.


Our Venue: The Elegant Restaurant Argo in Hanzomon.

Restaurant Argo, Hanzomon

Restaurant Argo, Hanzomon

The ambiance of ARGO is simply elegant. Upon entering the restaurant, there is a feeling of both grandeur and intimacy. The view on the Imperial Palace Garden is wonderful. Over all, the casual yet sophisticated atmosphere beautifully represents the classic traditions of the French culinary experience.

1-12, Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8525

One Four Two by tojo 9F
3 minutes walk from Hanzomon Station ( Exit 3 )
Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line

Our Wine Instructor:

Paul , a 42-year-old US wine instructor, will manage that event in English.
With a lifelong passion for wine, he has made a career in wine sales, wine list development at upscale restaurants, and vinicultural education. He has a deep knowledge of wine production, regions, and food compatibility, and he enjoys sharing his enthusiasm with others interested in wine.



California Wine Vs. French Wine

California wine

Price: 16,980Y + tax

Here is what you’ll get with the entrance fee :

The full Menu: amuse, starter, main dish, dessert, coffee, 9 wines, service and speakers.
Not include tax : 8%.

3 hours and half of education, fun and gourmet time ( 7pm-10:30pm )

California Wine Vs French Wine Menu Selection:

Aperitif:   Beringer Main & Vine White Zinfandel


Starter: Californian salad with shrimp, avocado, slices of onions and diced tomatoes, seasoned with lime and herbs.

Matching Wines:  Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc Vs IGP Pays d’Oc Sauvignon Blanc Abbotts & Delaunay

Sterling Vineyards

Starter: Marriage of today’s fresh fried fish with vegetables

Matching wines: Beaulieu Vineyard Prestige Chardonnay Vs  IGP Pays d’Oc Chardonnay Preignes Le Vieux

Beaulieu Vineyard

Main: Grilled Sirloin Steak with BBQ Sauce, Mushrooms and Asparagus

Matching wines:   Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley Merlot Vs IGP Pays d’Oc Merlot Abbotts & Delaunay

Sterling Vineyards

Dessert: Salted Caramel Cheese Cake with dark cherry

Matching wines:  The Stag Cabernet Sauvignon Vs IGP Pays d’Oc Cabernet sauvignon Abbotts & Delaunay

The Stag

Coffee or Tea

Vegetarians are welcome and should ask for the vegetarian option in advance.

You will taste 9 kinds of wines while speaker explains wine production, grape varieties and how to coordinate with food.

Places are very limited, therefore reservations are absolutely necessary.

Possible to get a receipt for business expenses ( on advanced request please )

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