We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Become a Cheese Geek - #1 Cheese Tasting

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$78.70
Date
2 travellers
Options
Highlights
    What to Expect
    Itinerary

    * Summer Alert! Considering the heat waves, we are modifying our selection to much lighter and fresher cheeses and beverages *

    We want to convert you into Cheese Geeks through an experience to (re)discover French cheeses in a laid-back, fun and educative atmosphere.

    Let’s meet in front of La Cheese Room, our tasting room in the hip Belleville neighborhood. We’ll start with fun workshops (meditation, blind tasting and others) to warm up our 5 senses et get to know all the cheese lovers around our nice table farm.

    And we’ll leave for a Tour de France of cheese-producing regions while tasting 6 farm-house made cheeses carefully paired with 6 beverages (wines, ciders, beers, juices, liquors…) and original spreads (jams, honeys and also coffee jellies, candied peppers…).

    You will learn a lot with our experts: from the making of the cheeses to their aging, historical anecdotes, geographical notions as well as cutting, serving and buying tips…all that with a fun and accessible speech. You will also learn how to take tasting notes on your Cheese Geek Tasting Book!

    May you have any food allergy or intolerance, please let us know and will do what we can to accommodate you.

    Stop At:

    • Le Cheese Geek, 31 rue Sainte-Marthe, 75010 Paris France
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    31 Rue Sainte-Marthe, 75010 Paris, France
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 6 artisanal farm cheeses
    • 6 carefully paired beverages (wine, cider, beer, juices and sweet wine)
    • 3 different types of bread
    • Fresh fruts
    • Water
    • A certified cheese monger
    • Small groups
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Transport
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • May you have any food allergy or intolerance, please let us know and will do what we can to accommodate you.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (157)
    Filter reviews
    136 results
    Traveller rating
    131
    2
    1
    2
    0
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    LanguageEnglish
    Traveller rating
    131
    2
    1
    2
    0
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews french cheese bread drink pairings huge highlight fantastic afternoon raw milk engaging host favorite activities better understanding favorite memories informative experience authentic experience fantastic experience anyone who wants his passion merci beaucoup lots of fun
    Selected filters
    FilterEnglish
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 136 reviews
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This was my favorite part of our girls trip to Paris. The tasting room is cozy and the communal table allowed us to meet other travelers from around the world. All of the cheeses were delicious and we were able to try things that we...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Francesca F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a great time with Pierre (my daughter and I). The cheese was very yummy and from different regions in France Pierre was very knowledge and a true cheese geek!. I highly recommend it... Steve

    Thank OgSteve
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Such a fun family outing on our visit to Paris! Fabrice is charming and full of cheese knowledge. We tested cheeses from different parts of France, pairing them with different wines, cider, beer, and a variety of breads and condiments. Even the two cheese experts...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank ExpatOnTheMove
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The class was great. Learned a lot about cheese and even a bit about pairing with wine. Lots of fun! Great way to spend an afternoon.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Michele R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Don’t hesitate to sign up for this experience. I definitely improved my knowledge about cheese and wine/beverage pairings. I was a complete novice going into the workshop. Fabrice was very knowledgeable, energetic and patient. The workshop was held in a terrific location for classes and...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Asha L
    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Become a Cheese Geek - #1 Cheese Tasting staff and past visitors.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Submit
    Posting guidelines
    Key Details
    • Le Cheese Geek
    • Duration: 2h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: +44 12 2492 8241