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Annecy and lake

Cheese and wine tasting in Annecy

Thibaut Sommelier, Wine connoisseur, wine list designer, wine salesman

Discover Savoyard wines and cheeses during a guided tasting led by a professional sommelier. Immerse yourself in a captivating sensory experience, encountering the unique flavors of the region.

From 2 to 12 people* *For more people, please contact us 2 hours Available in Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter From 85 to 350 € per person * *Depending on the number of people Spoken languages: French, english
Accessible for people with disabilities

What awaits you during this activity : Cheese and wine tasting in Annecy

Annecy, a gourmet destination in Haute-Savoie, benefits from an ideal location, not far from alpine meadows and vineyards. Great chefs and artisans have settled in the "Little Venice of the Alps," inspired by its idyllic setting between the lake and the mountains.

Experience a unique journey into Savoyard gastronomy, accompanied by a professional sommelier and a Master Cheese Maker awarded Meilleur Ouvrier de France. For your cheese and wine tasting in Annecy, these connoisseurs will offer you a selection of 5 local products of each type, perfectly paired. In the heart of the lively pedestrian streets of the city, you will enter a temple of regional flavors for a timeless moment.

Our sommelier will guide you in the art of tasting while revealing anecdotes and manufacturing secrets of each of these terroir treasures. They will invite you to delve into the history of the Savoie vineyards and immerse yourself in the heart of the vineyards and their emblematic grape varieties.

You will explore their diversity, from aromatic and fruity whites like Jacquère, Altesse, Roussette, or Chignin-Bergeron. Your senses will continue their journey through the discovery of renowned red wines such as Mondeuse or Pinot Noir. You will observe the golden or purple liquid flowing in your glass, gently swirling it to release all the delicate aromas. With your nose, you will learn to recognize the nuances of scents.

To accompany the wines, you will taste one of the carefully selected pieces of cheese and renowned Savoyard products. From Beaufort to Abondance, then to Tomme de Savoie, or the creamy texture of Reblochon, you will discover astonishing combinations that will delight your taste buds!

During this cheese and wine tasting in Annecy, you will be initiated into developing your palate to discern the complexity of flavors and the subtlety of pairings. You will indulge in a unique experience that will transport your senses, whether it's your first steps in this rich universe or if you're already a passionate enthusiast.
  • Cheese tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Food & Wine specialist services
  • Happy memories
  • Private experience
Not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Chamonix Guided Visit with a private guide

Your guide for this activity in the Alps : Thibaut

Wine is a vector of conviviality, emotion and passion
Thibaut's passion isn't just giving a wine tasting lesson, he loves to talk about the origins of the vines, the flavours of the vintages, and all of that while visiting wineries. Thibaut works with local wineries and winemakers that are also passionate about the alpine vintages for your special, enlighting Savoie wine discovery moment.
« Sommelier, Wine connoisseur, wine list designer, wine salesman » 

Our client's reviews for this activity in the Alps

5 / 5
Gregory The 08.08.2022
"Exceptionnel. Raphaëlle et Mme Gay sont au top et proposent les meilleures produits de la région en vin et fromage et les 2 s'accordent à merveilles. Des passionnées de leur travail qui nous font vivre leur passion et répondre aux questions sans détours. A faire absolument !"
5 / 5
Rory The 01.08.2022
Fantastic 2-hour experience
5 / 5
Thierry The 11.12.2021
Très bonne activité Très bons vins et fromages Sommelier et fromager très intéressant et passionnés Je recommande !!!
5 / 5
Anna The 08.09.2020
Une des meilleures dégustation que j’ai pu faire ! Merci à Thibaut pour ce beau moment.
5 / 5
Andrea The 13.05.2019
We indeed enjoy the experience very much. The whole setting was very intimate and well executed, but still professional.  Both Thibaut and Pierre were very knowledgeable and easy going!
5 / 5
Jacob The 29.04.2019
They put together a tasting that fit all ages of our group, and it was exciting to learn about local cheese and wine. I definitely recommend this wine and cheese tasting!

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Cancellation Policy

The following cancellation fees apply:  :

  • From reservation to 30 days prior to the activity: 25% of the total

  • From 29 to 15 days prior to the activity: 50% of the total

  • From 14 days prior to the day of the activity: 100% of the total

Services and Overseeing

All services are subject to weather conditions and authorizations. 1786 Experiences offers its clients its knowledge of the terrain and its network of professional partners. All the activities are supervised by professionals this in order to guarantee maximum safety and pleasure of the participants.


The Client is aware of the sometimes sporty nature of some of the proposed services. He/she agrees to comply with the advice and instructions given by the professionals in charge. The Client is forbidden to take any personal initiative in the context of the services that could jeopardize his/her safety, that of the other participants or that of the supervising professionals.

It will be up to the professional supervisor to decide on any modifications for safety reasons of our services for weather or mountain conditions, participants abilities or their technical skills. Our guides will decide to change the itinerary or mountain range for security and the best experience possible.

Failure to comply with safety instructions or to participate in a service without respecting the level of requirements may justify the exclusion of the client from the service. This exclusion decided for safety reasons will not determine any right to refund of the cost of the experience.

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In any case of force-majeure (unforeseeable, impossible conditions), 1786 Experiences cannot execute one or more services, the client will be reimbursed the amount of the cancelled service(s). The refund will be made no later than 30 days after the end of the stay.


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LThe price of the service does not include personal insurance. It is strongly recommended that the clients have a search & rescue insurance and a repatriation insurance valid for the service.

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