Farouk Chaabi is a wine consultant, educator, advisor, and Luxury French Wine Tour Guide. He was born in Tunisia. He grew up in the Northern Rhône Valley, in the heart of Syrah, surrounded by the prestigious appellations of Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Saint Joseph, Cornas and Saint Peray. He moved to the US pursuing his studies in 1991. Farouk’s appreciation of wine grew as he apprenticed under French and Italian wine experts in the United States. He attended the Capital Wine School (Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) ) in Washington, D.C, where he obtained his WSET Level 3 Certification Course.
Since 2014 Farouk has been a Wine Consultant organizing wine tastings, wine dinners, and wine tours in Champagne, Burgundy, Beaujolais, the Rhone Valley, and Provence.
Farouk also hosts monthly wine tastings in Palm Springs, California