Masterclasses

Come and experience la vie à la française with our exclusive masterclasses 
  • Old World vs New World Wine & Cheese Pairing

Don't miss this delicious and informative masterclass as Melbourne's favourite fromagerie Milk the Cow and iconic French winery M.Chapoutier come together for an afternoon of wine and cheese pairing to warm you up on a chilly Melbourne day!

M. Chapoutier's winemaker from their Heathcote estate will introduce you to old world French wines and new world Australian ones which will be paired with Milk the Cow's best French cheeses for a delicious mix of cultures and flavours.

       Saturday 13 July, 12pm-12:45pm

       Taxi Kitchen in Federation Square

$45 (+ Eventbrite's registration fee), not suitable for children under 18.

  • French Haute Couture

​In the Collins Street Atelier of designer Delphine Genin, sip a glass of champagne while we give you the unique opportunity to experience the creative process of a couture gown and haute couture embroidery know-how from the designer.

Trained by LESAGE-CHANEL, the most prestigious school in the world based in Paris, Delphine will give very precious and rare insights into French craftsmanship.

Strictly limited numbers so book now!

       Saturday 13 July, 11am-12pm

       Delphine Genin's atelier on Collins St

$50 (+ Eventbrite's registration fee)

  • Patisserie & Champagne Masterclass

When award winning French pastry chef Pierrick Boyer (Rêverie Café) provides the cakes and Jean-Paul Edwards (Unwined Liquor) brings the boutique champagnes from Philippe Fourrier, it's an explosion of flavours! During this masterclass, learn about

Expect to taste chocolate, cream, caramel, pastry and champagne - basically all

the food groups!

French pastry and champagne, how they are made and

can be paired.

       Saturday 13 July, 1:30pm-2:15pm

       Taxi Kitchen in Federation Square

$45 (+ Eventbrite's registration fee), not suitable for children under 18.

  • Fragrance Masterclass

Spinning the French fragrance wheel through all its seasonal shifts,Christine Barro,the esteemed founder of Melbourne’s favourite fashion mecca, Christine,

conducts a perfume masterclass that spotlights the historical legacy of Cire Trudon – candle-maker to kings since 1643, now revolutionising the world of scent. The hour-long session features the first release of Cire - a beeswax-scented

candle that confers new meaning to the old idiom: ‘mind your own bees wax’.

Seats are strictly limited at this Bastille Day event that will be abuzzzz with French bees.

       Saturday 13 July, 2:30pm-3:15pm

       Christine's Accessories on Collins Street

$49 (+ Eventbrite's registration fee), includes a glass of champagne and a $25 redeemable voucher on any fragrance purchase made on the day.

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