3/25 Champagne Vs Prosecco and Cava with a French Gourmet Dinner at Benoit, Alain Ducasse


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Champagne Vs Prosecco & Cava with a French Gourmet Dinner in Tokyo

Another night of tasting, education and fun as we compare a selection of Champagne against Italian Prosecco and Spanish Cava.
Join our wine specialist as he takes you through 9 selected wines.
A great event for novices and experienced wine-o-philes alike.
Do not miss this unique comparative tasting and take a journey from France to Italy & Spain and back!
Our 5 senses will be strongly called upon for a beautiful cultural and exclusive experience.

E. LACOUR will represent the French Champagne: this is a small Champagne producer with 50 years of experience. Half of their grapes go to a big name’s Champagne house!

Champagne E.Lacour

They do not sell in Japan yet. Therefore you will be the first to drink it in all Asia!

All the Champagnes introduced on that night have the Appellation  “Premier Cru ” 

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.

Our venue: The Michelin Star’s Restaurant Benoit in Omotesando 

Restaurant Benoit

Restaurant Benoit

Opened in 2005 in Aoyama, BENOIT is a restaurant produced by Alain Ducasse. The restaurant has the same name and esprit as the ever-popular traditional bistrot in Paris established nearly 100 years ago.

The materials for the interior décor including the solid oak Versailles parquet flooring, cement lattice in the antique motifs, bistro tables of solid walnut were all procured from France. The pleasant and warm atmosphere is reminiscent of a mansion in southern France.

Moreover, the antique bottles, vintage steel boxes and glazed brownware pottery that serve as accents to the interior were chosen by Alain Ducasse himself at flea markets in France. You may also notice the frescos painted on the ceilings, which bring to mind the skies of Provence. Please enjoy an atmosphere and taste of Parisian bistrot while looking over the night view of Aoyama.

Benoit Restaurant Access:

La Porte Aoyama 10F
5-51-8 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo


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Champagne Vs Prosecco & Cava with a French Gourmet Dinner at Benoit, Alain Ducasse, Tokyo

Champagne, Prosecco, Cava

Champagne, Prosecco, Cava

Price: 22,980Y + tax

Here’s what you’ll get for your entrance fee:

The full Menu : Aperitif, amuse, starter, main, dessert, coffee, 5 champagnes premier cru, 2 Proseccos, 2 Cavas, 1 digestif, service, lecture and speakers.
Not included:  tax 8%

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

Champagne Vs Prosecco & Cava Menu and wine selection:


Champagne Cuvée Collector Premier Cru E.Lacour
20 % of Chardonnay, 30 % of Pinot Noir, 40 % of Pinot Meunier and 10 % of old wine.


Salmon gravlax, warm potatoes sauce gribiche
Gravlax de Saumon, pommes de terre tièdes et sauce gribiche
Champagne E. Lacour Premier Cru Blanc de Blanc 100% Chardonnay
Vs Prosecco DOC Brut, Tonon Villa Teresa.


Scallops with seasonal vegetables
Coquilles Saint-Jacques et legumes de saison
Champagne E .Lacour Premier Cru Excellence
60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay
Vs Italian Superiore di Cartizze DOGC, Valbobbiadene, Adriano Adami, Glera grape


Braised Beef with white asparagus
Daube de boeuf et asperges blanches
Champagne E. Lacour Premier Cru Blanc de Noirs
100%  Pinot Noir
Vs Spanish Extremadura Brut Nature, traditional method


Chocolate/caramel Benoit, milk ice-cream
Benoit Chocolat/Caramel, glace au lait et a la fleur de sel
Champagne Premier cru Rose E. Lacour
20% Chardonnay, 30 % Pinot Noir, 45 % Pinot Meunier and 5 % of old wine
Vs Cava Rose Roger Goulard, Brut

Coffee or Tee

Digestif: French Armagnac

Places are limited to 16 lucky people only! Better you reserve very soon to secure your spot.

Our last Champagne’s Christmas event was sold out in one week!

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

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


Additional information

Ticket Type

Early Bird, Advanced Reservation Price, Regular Price