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Tour de France

  • Meritage 410 St Peter St St Paul, MN, 55102 United States (map)

Join us at Meritage on Friday evenings as we tour through the French countryside for eight weeks this summer.

The Tour de France will be a 3-course menu exploring the famous (and sometimes not so famous) foods, wines and cheeses unique to different regions of France.

Reserve with us today!

This week: Brittany - Normandy



"One of France's most rugged regions, Brittany is a fascinating mix of spectacular coastline, ancient towns, magical islands and inland woods. A Celtic duchy for more than one thousand years before its annexation to France in 1532, it is a land rich in   culture, tradition and history. When your journey through this Western peninsula, you'll discover a people whose language, customs and dress remain a vivid homage to their past.

As a major supplier of France's vegetables and     seafood, Brittany rewards visitors with hearty, fresh fare from the earth and the sea, and with its famous crepes filled with sweets like chocolate or fruit, or savory mushrooms, cheese or eggs. "


"The Normandy region of France combines a 360-mile dramatic coastline, including the dramatically  evocative World War II landing beaches, with a verdant interior of lush farmland, bustling market towns, and historic landmarks such as the cities of Caen, Bayeux and Rouen. Gastronomic delights abound, from fine cheeses to cider and Calvados.

Here the palate discovers the pleasures of the farm: butter, cream, cheese and apples. The famous cheeses of Camembert, Livarot and Pont-L'Evêque accompany most meals. Many dishes are made with cream sauce a la normande. "


Make sure to stop in to Meritage to receive your Tour de France Passport!

With each week you attend, you will receive a stamp. Collect 4 stamps for the Tour de France, and you will receive a $20 gift certificate for Meritage!
Collect 8 stamps (collectively) in the Tour de France passport OR the Tour of Europe passport at Brasserie Zentral, and you will receive a custom 3-course dinner at the restaurant of your choice!
(Reservations are required; please contact Meritage at 651.222.5670 or Brasserie Zentral at 612.333.0505 to speak with the reservationist.)

Earlier Event: July 16
Tour of Europe
Later Event: July 22
Wine School