Xavier Thuizat, the oenological expert of the Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, offers his guests the chance to discover treasures from the establishment’s wine collection while hosting them at Chef Christopher Hache’s table located in the Hôtel de Crillon’s La Cave.

In groups of 12, come face to face with the delicate and powerful nose of the Head Sommelier. During the educational and gastronomical aperitifs, he will present the singular and prestigious vineyards accompanied by Chef Christopher Hache’s culinary bites.

Xavier Thuizat is renowned for the quality and relevance of his selections. His primary focus at the Hôtel de Crillon was to reconstitute this historical wine cellar and create one of the best places for wine in the capital. Xavier Thuizat’s expertise was also put to use in creating a divine complement to Chef Christopher Hache’s cuisine, in the heart of the gastronomical restaurant L’Ecrin. He has a talent for introducing the most surprising unions to gourmet palates, from traditional red wine to startling Japanese sake, by way of the prestigious Pu’er tea from China.


  • Sessions are limited to a maximum of 12 persons. 
  • In the Hôtel de Crillon’s La Cave 
  • Duration: 2 hours, from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. 
  • Price: €140/Person 
  • 5 tastings paired with 10 light bites prepared by Chef Christopher Hache 
  • Reservations: crillon.restauration@rosewoodhotels.com / Tel: +33 1 44 71 15 17


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  • October 4: Harvest Special
  • October 18: Alsace
  • November 8: The Rhône Valley
  • November 15: Japanese Sake
  • November 29: Champagne
  • December 13: Wine for the Holidays