‘The Grand French Wine and Cheese Tour’ Is Having a 2nd Edition This March

The Tasting Club, in partnership with Alliance Française de Manille, The French Chamber of  Commerce in The Philippines, the Embassy of France to the Philippines and Society Lounge, is pleased to invite you to  the 2nd edition in 2024 of “The Grand French Wine and Cheese Tour” this Saturday, March 2, at 6pm.

The Grand French Wine and Cheese Tour 2nd Edition

“The Grand French Wine and Cheese Tour” is an exciting program of 8 tasting events that will present the wines, cheeses, and other gastronomic specialties of each major region in France every month. This popular program was already hosted in 2022 and it allowed over 400 attendees to explore 8 regions and experience about 40 different wines paired with 40 traditional cheeses and other French specialties.

For the 2nd tasting event of the year, the participants will experience the wines, cheeses, and other specialties of the South West of France for a fun and interactive tasting experience. Known as “France’s Hidden Corner”, the South West region is tucked away between the Pyrénées Mountains and Spain to the south, Bordeaux to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the west. It may be the least known wine region in France but it still offers a great variety of unique wines.

The Grand French Wine and Cheese Tour 2nd Edition

To represent the great diversity of this region, The Tasting Club has selected various wines produced from authentic blend and grape varieties, such as the native Malbec. To elevate the delicious wine selection, a line-up of traditional cheeses will be also presented during the event.

Here below is the tasting menu:

Lionel Osmin Villa Côte d’Argent 2022, IGP Côtes De Gascogne (Dry White Wine; Sauvignon Blanc) Paired with Anneau du Vic-Bilh (Goat’s Milk Cheese) and Guava Jam


Les Bastions 2020, AOC Saint-Mont (Dry White Wine; Arrufiac, Petit Courbu and Gros Manseng) Paired with Carre du Tarn (Goat’s Milk Cheese) and Blueberry Jam


Les Bastions 2019, AOC Saint-Mont (Red Wine; Tannat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinenc)

Paired with Mille Trous (Cow’s and Goat’s Milk Cheese) and Peach Rosemary Jam


Lionel Osmin 2016, AOC Cahors (Red Wine; Malbec)

Paired with Artisanal Duck Rillettes and Pickles


Lionel Osmin Villa Chambre d’Amour 2021, IGP Côtes De Gascogne (Semi-Sweet Wine; Manseng and Sauvignon Blanc) Paired with Bleu de Severac (Sheep’s Milk Cheese) and Fig Jam

This event will be hosted at Society Lounge on Saturday, March 2, at 6pm. The presentation will be conducted by Kevin Charuel, founder of The Tasting Club and all attendees can book their seat(s) with the link hereafter https://forms.gle/ T2XKnobKHVotEf4GA.

“The Grand French Wine and Cheese Tour” will be a great occasion to learn about the production of iconic French wines, traditional cheeses and other gastronomic specialties while enjoying a unique tasting experience every month. The program will feature 8 different French regions in 2024.

For inquiries, you may contact Adrienne Charuel, Founder of The Tasting Club, at hello@thetastingclubmanila.com or via the Facebook / Instagram page The Tasting Club.