French cheese tasting in the Pacific

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French cheese tasting in the Pacific

Visitors can also sample famous French cheeses in Nouméa: around 130 varieties will be at the French Cheese Festival in June. A stunning experience for even the most refined palates!

The French love cheese. Especially when it's made with raw milk and tastes extra cheesy! Once a year, France brings its cheese to New Caledonia, in the middle of the Pacific, for the Cheese Festival organised by the Le Méridien Noumea and Sheraton New Caledonia Deva.
Passionate cheese master Gérard Poulard has scoured France for 130 of the country's best cheeses – from the tiny Bouton de Culotte to Trou du Cru, Mont d'Or, Brillat-Savarin, Roquefort and more – which will be presented to guests in the Pacific during several exceptional tasting sessions. The cheese always arrive safe and extra-fresh, flown in with the greatest of care by Air France. Sommeliers from the Le Sextant (Le Méridien) and Le Reef (Sheraton) restaurants then select the best vintages for an absolutely perfect pairing, whilst the chefs prepare special breads and elegant amuse-bouches as an accompaniment.

French Cheese Festival
Le Sextant - Le Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa
98846 Nouméa

Le Reef - Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Spa & Golf Resort
Lot 33 Domaine de Déva
Route de Poé B.P. 50
98870 Bourail

4-15 June 2019 – Méridien Noumea Resort & Spa
20-22 June 2019 – Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Spa & Golf Resort

8,950 XPF