La Cave des Abbesses
And what better setting than the village of Abbesses, a delightful living museum of the Montmartre of yore, to get a taste of French art de vivre?
Founded in 1984, La Cave des Abbesses is a worthy representative of its reputed parent institution, Les Caves Bourdin (itself created in 1962) and is run by people passionate about good food and fine wine. Tell them what you like and the team will recommend the right wine for you from a particularly eclectic selection drawn from all of France’s winegrowing regions. Their guiding philosophy? No to soulless standardisation, yes to wines firmly rooted in their regions of origin and bearing the distinctive hallmarks of their producers, whatever the production method used (natural, biodynamic, reasoned, traditional, etc.). Tasting these wines is a real voyage of discovery, a journey you can prolong by pairing your drink with hand-picked regional dishes such as refined deli meats, rillettes, duck confit and lovingly ripened cheeses, which can be savoured on the terrace as you admire the spectacle of this quintessentially French street…
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Days and opening hours
Every day throughout the year. Closed on Monday.