Maitresses...De Chai, 10 Vigneronnes Pour their Nectar in Paris, May 15, 10 Euros

In many spy movies, girls are still the hero sidekicks.

No such thing with Maitresses de Chai 2011 (May 14-15) at Versant Vins in Marche des Enfants Rouges.

10 French vigneronnes will pour their nectar from 10:30 AM to 4 PM on Sunday, May 15.


All-star line up is:

Elodie Balme - Côtes du Rhône
Laurence Joly - La Roche Buissière - Côtes du Rhône
Catherine Marin Pestel - La Treille Muscate - Corbières
Anne de Chancel - Domaine de l'Ausseil - Côtes Catalanes
Véronique Souloy - Domaine du Matin Calme - Côtes Catalanes
Marie Thibault Cabrit - Touraine Azay le Rideau
Tessa Laroche - Domaine aux Moines - Savennières
Noëlla Morantin - Touraine
Alice Bouvot - Domaine de l'Octavin - Jura

And a surprise guest...

10 Euros gets you in and puts a tasting glass in your hand.

Marche des Enfants Rouges is located at 39 Rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris...

After or during tasting, if your start building an appetite you can always grab a bite at L'Estaminet des Enfants Rouges whose menu with charcuterie, pig feet and blood sausage (boudin noir) has a bouchon lyonnais feel to it.

Other recommended food options in the market are Moroccan and Japanese.

Maitresse de Chai sounds more sexy than its translation, Cellar Master. No feminine version in English I guess.

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