Mega Yachts And Wine At Monaco: Visit Caves & Gourmandises for Fine Wines and Gourmet Foods. One of the joys of going to Monaco is the ability to taste and purchase rare wines, champagnes and spirits that you would otherwise not have the opportunity to sample. Savvy travelers frequent Caves & Gourmandises for the best selection of French and Italian wines, champagnes and gourmet food items.
Situated in the heart of Monte-Carlo, facing Monaco’s famous port, this œnothèque and épicerie fine not only offers hundreds of bottles of fine wines and spirits for sale, it also has a tasting bar that allows patrons to sample featured vintages. Caves & Gourmandises carries a full selection of red and white wines from all of the major regions in Bordeaux, Bourgogne and Provence, as well as from the Rhône Valley, the Loire and Sud Ouest. Available Italian wines include vintages from a variety of appelations such as the Piedmont, Tuscany and Siciliy among others. Champagnes are available from Perrier-Jouët, Taittinger Comte, Bollinger, Louis Roederer, Ruinart and Kurg.
The friendly and knowledgeable staff can also help you with a selection of quality spirits such as Macallen and Glenfidditch whiskies, a select of fine single and double malt Scotch whiskies, cognac, Armagnac, vodka, tequila and Grappa Berta.
Caves & Gourmandises also carries a selection of gourmet food items such as Beluga caviar from the Caspian Sea, sun-dried tomatoes, eggplant and artichokes packed in olive oil along with truffle oil, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. The shop also has a selection of gift baskets that include wine or champagne, chocolates and other candies, as well as the aforementioned gourmet food items.
Delivery within Monaco is free, even to your yacht. The shop will also delivery wines and gourmet treats anywhere in the world for an additional fee.
Caves & Gourmandises is centrally located in the heart of the principality, facing Monaco’s famous harbor at 25 boulevard Albert 1er, MC 98000 Monaco. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Phone: +377 97 70 54 94.