Join me for a unique experience in "the belly of Toulouse" - the Marché Victor Hugo, Toulouse's largest covered market! You'll soon be eating your way through market staples like croissants (with real butter, of course!), "violettes de Toulouse" (yes, the official flower of Toulouse is edible), the only farm-to-counter foie gras in the market, cheese from a MOF fromager-affineur (and learning what those words mean!), some of the best charcuterie in Toulouse, and more. Some items we'll taste immediately, but others go into my basket for our final destination: a specially-reserved "tonneau" at a wine seller in the market, where we'll pair our finds with local wines made from obscure grape varieties. We finish on a sweet note with some locally-produced chocolates. Along the way, you’ll learn about food and market history, get tips for finding the best products, cultural lessons (French toasting etiquette, anyone?), and context for what you’re tasting. When it's over, you'll get an email listing where we went and what we tasted, as well as any special recommendations you asked for.
Il tuo host
I'm Jessica, an American living in Toulouse. I’ve called "La Ville Rose" my home since 2017 and I’ve spent that time exploring all of its delicious nooks and crannies. I’m a former cheesemonger, certified French Wine Scholar™, and French food obsessive. I lead food tours, as well as host wine & cheese tasting events. My goal is to help make French food and culture less intimidating. I LOVE helping people get comfortable shopping at markets, learn about what they like, discover the huge role that food plays in everyday French life - and have a great time doing it!
Che cosa è incluso
Larger tastings of different cheeses, charcuterie products, locally-produced foie gras, and baguette, as well as tastings of…
At least 2 local wines (one white, one red). Non-alcoholic alternatives available with advance notice.
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Dove ti troverai
We'll visit at least 6 (usually more) small businesses and artisans located in or just outside the Marché Victor Hugo. They have all been rigorously tested and approved (tough job!), not only for quality and taste - but also for their knowledge, friendliness, and customer service. We only visit the best! I have special arrangements with many of them to reserve or let us taste specific items, talk with an owner, or reserve our spot.
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Termini di cancellazione
È possibile cancellare e ottenere il rimborso totale di qualsiasi esperienza entro 24 ore dall'acquisto.
Termini di comunicazione
Comunica sempre attraverso Airbnb. Per proteggere i tuoi pagamenti, non trasferire mai del denaro e non comunicare al di fuori del sito web o dell'app di Airbnb.
Requisiti degli ospiti
Possono partecipare fino a 8 ospiti a partire dai 12 anni.
Quest'esperienza prevede la presenza di alcolici. Le bevande alcoliche saranno servite soltanto agli ospiti che hanno raggiunto l'età legale per il loro consumo.
We'll be eating on our feet, no seating. Please alert me at least 24 hours in advance if you have food allergies or don't drink alcohol. Open-minded vegetarians can get by, vegans no.
Marché Tour with a Wine/Cheese Expert
A partire da 70€ a persona
A partire da 70€ a persona