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SBS' Taste le Tour with Gabriel Gaté

French chef, Gabriel Gaté, is back in 2017 for the 13th consecutive year to present his delicious serve of Taste le Tour, a gastronomic feast that follows the route of the epic Tour de France bicycle race.

From Saturday 1 July – Sunday 23 July Gabriel discovers the gourmet specialities of each region of the twenty-one stages of this amazing race.

Gabriel discovers the best gourmet specialities of each region of the twenty-one stages of this amazing race.

He visits century-old markets and restaurants and features cheeses and wines that have been made in the same manner for three or four hundred years.

During his epicure adventures Gabriel meets talented food artisans, including the best pastry cooks, bakers, wine makers, cheese makers and, of course, some wonderful master chefs.

Win with Scenic

Viewers also have the opportunity to win a luxury 13 Day South of France river cruise for two including return flights to France worth $24,680. To find out how to enter watch Taste le Tour on SBS, airing each day of Tour de France after the race coverage or visit sbs.com.au/food

Episode Guide

Episode 1 Sat 1 July
Düsseldorf / Düsseldorf (Germany)

French chef, Gabriel Gaté, welcomes viewers to Taste Le Tour 2017 from the great German city of Düsseldorf in the Rhine valley where he discovers some interesting German food.

Episode 2 Sun 2 July
Düsseldorf (Ger) / Liège(Bel)

Gabriel Gaté is in the beautiful village of Monschau in Germany close to the border of Belgium, where he discovers local specialities including a superb mustard.

Episode 3 Mon 3 July
Verviers (Bel) / Longwy (Fra)

Popular French chef, Gabriel Gaté, continues his Taste Le Tour adventures in Luxembourg, where he appreciates the local Mosel wines and excellent charcuterie.

Episode 4 Tues 4 July
Mondorf-Les-Bains (Lux) / Vittel (Fra)

French chef, gabriel Gaté, is in the stunning city of Nancy in the Lorraine region where he discovers the specialities of the market and of a typical French brasserie. 

Episode 5 Wed 5 July
Vittel / La Planche des Belles Filles

It is in the spa city of Vittel, famous for its mineral water, that Gabriel Gaté visits a baker who is passionate about his region's specialities.

Episode 6 Thurs 6 July
Vésoul / Troyes

Gabriel Gaté is in Troyes, a medieval town in the south of the Champagne region, to discover the popular tripe sausage speciality.

Episode 7 Fri 7 July
Troyes / Nuits-Saint-Georges.

Gabriel Gaté is thrilled to be in Burgundy to taste the outstanding pinot noir wines as well as some delicious local foods.

Episode 8 Sat 8 July
Dole / Station des Rousses

Passionate French chef, Gabriel Gaté, meets an outstanding chef who introduces him to the wonderful specialities of the Jura region.

Episode 9 Sun 9 July
Nantua / Chambéry

French gourmet chef, Gabriel Gaté, visits an historical Alpine cellar where the unique Grande Chartreuse liqueur has been concocted for hundreds of years.

Episode 10 Tues 11 July
Périgueux / Bergerac

Gabriel Gaté is in the stunning Dordogne region, famous for its lively markets and for farming ducks.

Episode 11 Wed 12 July
Eymet / Pau

Gabriel Gaté discovers a country restaurant that features a tasting platter of the best foods of the Landes region, situated south of Bordeaux.

Episode 12 Thurs 13 July
Pau / Peyragudes

Gabriel Gaté is in a village high in the Pyrenees close to the Spanish border to visit a beautiful market and to taste the sublime local ham.

Episode 13 Fri 14 July
Saint-Girons / Foix

French chef, Gabriel Gaté, is inspired by the wonderful market in the square of the medieval town of Mirepoix in the Occitanie region ofFrance.

Episode 14 Sat 15 July
Blagnac / Rodez

Gabriel Gaté visits an historic château north of Toulouse, in the native region of French painter Toulouse Lautrec, that produces full-bodied wines.

Episode 15 Sun 16 July
Laissac-Sévérac-l'Eglise / Le Puy en Velay

French chef, Gabriel Gaté, spends the day in Le Puy en Velay, one of the most scenic towns of France, to taste the famous lentil dishes of the region.

Episode 16 Tues 18 July
Le Puy en Velay / Romans-sur-Isère

Gabriel Gaté visits Valrhona, the outstanding French chocolate maker in the Rhône Valley, for an inspirational tasting.

Episode 17 Wed 19 July
La Mure / Serre-Chevalier

Gabriel Gaté has a weakness for alpine cheeses and visits a farmhousecheese maker high in the mountains.

Episode 18 Thurs 20 July
Briançon / Izoard

Gabriel Gaté is in Briançon, one of the highest fortified European alpine towns, to discover some rustic regional specialities.

Episode 19 Fri 21 July
Embrun / Salon-de-Provence

Gabriel Gaté visits a winery in the heart of Provence to taste the famous

Episode 20 Sat 21 July
Marseille / Marseille

French chef, Gabriel Gaté, has reached the grand Mediterraneen port city of Marseilles where a local chef shares with him the secrets of the bouillabaisse, the famous French fish soup. Gabriel enjoys discovering the great local lifestyle.

Episode 21 Sun 22 July
Montgeron / Paris Champs-Elysées

In the final episode of Taste Le Tour 2017 Gabriel Gaté arrives in Paris, a city close to his heart as he worked there as a young chef alongside the Master Chefs of the time. He catches up with Guy Savoy, a great contemporary French chef who runs one of the finest Parisian restaurants.

Episode 22


Episode 23


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