Take an afternoon masterclass in Beaujolais, Rhône, and Burgundy from the comfort of a cozy Croix-Rousse canut before heading out to enjoy the festival.
Discover Lyon’s Local Wines before Exploring the Festival of Lights
Lyon Wine Tastings will be hosting exclusive special events throughout the Fête des Lumières, they take place during the day to make sure that you can get the most out of seeing the lights.
These fun and intimate wine experiences are led by native English speaker and qualified sommelier Caroline Conner. Throughout the week of the festivities, Lyon Wine Tastings will be hosting two daily events.
Local Wine + Fondue Lunch
Enjoy a cozy and warm Wine + Fondue Lunch, featuring an authentic Alpine fondue spread and 5 wines to pair. Discover the joys of homemade cheese fondue and a selection of local wines.
- Fondue Lunch runs from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Fête des Lumières Afternoon Wine Tasting
Be the champion of the pre-game by participating in a special afternoon masterclass designed to show off the best wines of the region. The Fête des Lumières Wine Tasting features 7 wines and a cheese and charcuterie plate.
All of the wines are hand-picked from the very best vineyards that surround the city of Lyon, including Burgundy, Beaujolais, and the Rhône.
- Fête des Lumières Wine Tasting runs from 3:30pm to 5:30pm