wine salon
Wine Salon


Introducing the Wine Salon: A Sommelier’s Tour of France

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo welcomes you to the Wine Salon, the latest experience hosted by our esteemed team of world-class sommeliers that journeys above and beyond the hotel's already extensive wine offerings. From May to October 2024, we invite you to join us for a series of five engaging seminars (monthly, excluding August) under the captivating theme, 'Exploring France – Seven Renowned Wine Regions'.


The five seminars will be guided by five accomplished sommeliers, each with a passion for a particular wine-producing region. Be part of this unique experience, where the joy of pairing comes to life through a thoughtfully selected assortment of wines from every region, perfectly complemented by delectable local dishes.


Overview of the Wine Salon


Course – 'Exploring France – Seven Renowned Wine Regions'


1st Session (May), Alsace and Loire Valley (Sommelier: Akihiko Nosaka)
2nd Session (June), Bordeaux Region (Sommelier: Daiki Suzuki)
3rd Session (July), Rhône Valley and Provence (Sommelier: Fumihiko Kamo)
4th Session (September), Champagne Region (Sommelier: Maika Yamamoto)
5th Session (October), Burgundy Region (Sommelier: Hiroki Ikeda)

  • Programme details and instructors are subject to change.
  • Lectures are given in Japanese.




Friday Classes: 7pm–8:30pm (Registration at 6:30pm)
17 May, 14 June, 12 July, 13 September, 11 October




Semi-Private Room at Signature Restaurant


Participation Fee:


JPY 110,000 (incl. tax) for all five sessions.

  • Each session includes a tasting of five wines corresponding to the theme and one special regional dish from Signature, our French Fine Dining restaurant.
  • Participants will also receive a dining voucher for Signature (Dinner Course with Wine Pairing worth JPY 35,000). Valid until 31 December 2024.


Maximum 12 participants per class


Dress Code:


We kindly request guests to wear casual elegant attire as per Signature restaurant’s dress code.


Application Details


Application Period:


From 12:01am on 1 April 2024 (Mon) to 11:59pm on 10 April 2024 (Wed)


How to Apply:


Please apply via the dedicated application form below.



  • Due to limited capacity, a lottery will be conducted if the course is oversubscribed.
  • All applicants will be notified of the results of the lottery via email by 16 April 2024 (Tue).
  • Participation fees for the Wine Salon must be paid via credit card (one-time payment) within one week of notification to successful applicants.


Enquiries about the Wine Salon at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo


Restaurant Reservations
Tel: +81 (0)3 3270 8188 (9am–9pm)


  • We do not accept applications via phone or email. Please apply through the dedicated form.