10/28: South-Africa Vs France Wine Challenge with a Gourmet Dinner


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Another night of tasting, education and fun as we compare a selection of South-Africa wine 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 France to South-Africa and  back!
Our 5 senses will be strongly called upon for a beautiful cultural and exclusive experience.

Our venue: the upscale Restaurant Argo

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.

Argo Access

Argo Access

Argo inside the One Four Two building

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





France Vs South-Africa Wine Seminar with a Gourmet Dinner

South-Africa Vs France Wine Challenge

South-Africa Vs France Wine Challenge

Price : 16,980Y + tax

This is what you get with the entrance fee:

The full Menu: amuse, starter, main dish, dessert, Coffee,
9 kinds of wines, the service and the speakers.
Does not include 8% VAT

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

10/28 France Vs South-Africa Wine Seminar:  Menu and Wines selection:


South-African Sparkling Tradition brut, Red Label, Villiera Estate
Chardonnay 50%, Pinot Noir 30%, Pinotage 16%, Pinot Meunier 4%


Noix de Saint-Jacques et crevettes parfumées au curry
Scallops and shrimps, curry flavored
Wines: South-Africa Villiera Jasmine 2016 Riesling and Gewurtztraminer
Vs  French Alsace Riestling Rebmann 2014


Salade de foie de volaille accompagnée de noisettes et de figues.
Chicken liver salad with hazelnuts and figs
Wines: South-Africa Stellenbosch, Merlot, Rust en Vrede 2014
Vs French IGP Pays d’Oc Abbotts & Delaunay, Lutte Raisonnée, Merlot 2015


Entrecote de Boeuf Poêlé Accompagné de Champignons Sautés
et de Légumes de Saison Sauce Périgueux au vin rouge
Rib Steak with Cepes Mushroom Sautee and Season’s Vegetables, Perigueux Sauce
Wines: South-Africa Stellenbosch, Guardian Peak,  Shiraz 2015
Vs French IGP Pays d’Oc Abbotts & Delaunay, Lutte Raisonnée, Syrah


Un Fondant au Chocolat
Surmonté d’une Petite Forêt de Fruits Rouge Servi avec une Glace à la Vanille
Fondant of Chocolate with Wild Red Berry and Vanilla Ice cream.
Wines:  South-Africa Tradition brut, Rose, Villiera Estate: Pinot noir 70%, Chardonnay 20%, Pinotage 10%
Vs Cremant de Limoux Rose, Cuvee Alliance N/V


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.

Our Instructor:

Wine instructor

Wine instructor

Paul , a 43-years-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.

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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PS: As it is Halloween, you are more than welcome to dress up in an Halloween costume. It is not compulsary, it’s up to you!
There will be a contest for the best dressed person with a prize to win!

Additional information

Ticket Type

Early Bird, Advanced Reservation Price, Regular Price


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