There’s no better place to experience the mystique of Bordeaux than here, where some of the world’s greatest wines find their home. Whether you visit, or stay for a lifetime, these events will fuel your passion.

FEBRUARY 14, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Best of Bordeaux Bus

The bus will also take you to two Best Of Wine Tourism sites: Château Vieux Mougnac (Bordeaux Supérieur red) and Château de Pressac (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru).

MARCH 7, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Best of Bordeaux Bus

The bus will also take you to two Best Of Wine Tourism sites:  Château de la Dauphine (Fronsac) and Château Siaurac (Lalande de Pomerol).

MARCH 21, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Best of Bordeaux Bus

The bus will also take you to two Best Of Wine Tourism sites: Château d'Arche (Sauternes) and Château de Rouillac (Pessac-Léognan).

MARCH 28 - 29, 2015 / Médoc, France
Médoc Portes ouvertes

Come discover or rediscover all we have to offer during our traditional open house.

Events include guided tours, tours of the Jardins de Mirabel, fun itineraries for the family, strolling at your leisure beside the vineyards and in the château woods, an entertaining quiz and playground, tastings of our wine and a painting exhibition.

Tours and tastings are free all weekend.



MAR 31 - APR 1, 2015 / Bordeaux, France

Theme:  2014 vintage

The host châteaux are:

Château Smith Haut Lafitte - Graves and Pessac-Léognan

Clos Fourtet - Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

Château Petit-Village - Pomerol

Château de Lamarque - Médoc, Haut Médoc, Moulis & Listrac

Château Dauzac - Margaux

Château Léoville Poyferré - Saint-Julien

Château Lynch-Moussas - Pauillac & Saint-Estèphe

Château La Lagune – Sauternes and Barsac



APRIL 4, 2015 / Bordeaux , France
Best of Bordeaux Bus

The bus will also take you to two Best Of Wine Tourism sites: Château Gruaud Larose (Saint-Julien) and Château d'Agassac (Haut Médoc).

APRIL 10 - 11, 2015 / Bourg, Blaye , France
International Wine Challenge

Over 5,000 wines from 38 countries are tasted at Bourg (Bordeaux - France) by nearly 800 experienced professionals and savvy wine-loving consumers.



APRIL 11, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Best of Bordeaux Bus

Château de Castelneau / Château Lestrille 

APRIL 11 - 12, 2015 / Blaye, France
Printemps des vins de Blaye

In 2015, the 21st annual Printemps des Vins de Blaye will be even more festive and fun!

Don’t miss this exciting Open House event with 80 winemakers in the Citadelle on Saturday and Sunday, 11-13th April, 2015! 

APRIL 25 - 26, 2015 / Lalande de Pomerol , France
Portes ouvertes Lalande de Pomerol

Events include introductory wine-tasting presentations, discovery workshops and a cooperage demonstration.

MAY 1 - 3, 2015 / Saint-Emilion , France
Portes ouvertes Saint-Emilion

Mark your calendars now for the weekend of May 1st so you can attend the Saint-Émilion Portes Ouvertes open house event. A very special experience, when winegrowers from Saint-Emilion, Lussac Saint-Emilion and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion open the doors of their chateaux from Friday to Sunday, May 1-3, 2015.

MAY 9 - 10, 2015 / Côtes de Bourg, France
Portes ouvertes Côtes de Bourg

Again this year, at the 22nd annual open house event, discover the Côtes de Bourg chateaux over the course of a one-of-a-kind weekend:

100 châteaux open to event participants, tasting workshops at the Maison du Vin, a treasure hunt, hiking or mountain bike outings, and more. 

Come one and all!



MAY 23, 2015 / Arsac, France
La Médocaine

Like its mega-marathon big sister, the mountain-bike Médocaine is all about merriment and costumes. A memorable opportunity to combine sports activities with another kind of recreation in a land known for its beauty and flavours.



MAY 23 - 24, 2015 / Cadillac, France
Portes ouvertes Cadillac

The schedule includes the biggest classic car rally, themed tours, tastings, various workshops, exhibitions, vintage car outings, and exploration of fascinating historic sites…

MAY 24, 2015 / Sauternes , France
Sauternes-Barsac Marathon

After crossing the vineyards and cellars of the most famous names in sweet wines, participants and spectators  will gather on the beautiful Château Filhot grounds to learn about the region and its wines, guided by the winemakers.

MAY 27, 2015 / Saint-Emilion, France
Philosophia Festival

Speakers, philosophers, scientists, architects, geographers, and artists propose solutions and answer the audiences’ questions over twenty presentations, gatherings, workshops, and debates centered on the theme of Power.

MAY 30 - 31, 2015 / Bordeaux , France
Grand Amateurs Weekend

An unparalleled opportunity to taste more than 100 Grands Crus in a single location set deep within the Bordeaux region. This tasting, usually reserved for press and distribution professionals, is your chance to talk with representatives from the various estates and taste two vintages of each of these great wines, the 2012 vintage and another of your choice. An unmissable event for avid appreciators of the great wines of Bordeaux.

JUNE 14, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Récréation Gourmande

The winemakers of Caves de Rauzan Grangeneuve are hosting a 6-kilometer walk through the Entre-deux-Mers vineyard with 7 breaks for fine food and music! The work of 120 volunteer winegrowers makes this an unforgettable day out. This year, La Récréation Gourmande de la Cave will be offering an even more impressive experience to mark its 10th anniversary. 



JUNE 27, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Bourg Wine Tourism Rally

The Côtes de Bourg appellation launches its major Wine Tourism rally: Come one, come all, and learn about the appellation in a unexpected and unusual way that’s athletic and uninhibited! The Côtes de Bourg have plenty of surprises in store for you!

Sign up with your crew before 31 March, 2015, to win three bottles on starting day!!

JUL 1 - AUG 31, 2015 / Bourg, France
Apéro Vino

From 6:30 to 7:30 every Saturday evening in July and August, La Compagnie des Deux Rives runs a boat trip with a tasting of Côtes de Bourg wines hosted by a local winemaker.

Subject to a minimum of 20 people, the cost is €18 for adults (no charge for children under 12).

JUL 1 - AUG 31, 2015 / Bordeaux, France

From 6 pm every Thursday this summer, the Cellier des Vignerons in the Citadel of Blaye will be serving up a delicious cocktail of jazz-rock music and tutored tastings of wines from the Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux appellation led by a local winemaker.



JUL 1 - SEP 30, 2015 / , France
Ateliers de l’Eté

Every day throughout the summer (except Sundays and public holidays), the Bordeaux Wine School offers its 2-hour introductory Bordeaux wine tasting workshops where you can learn the recognize the varieties, how to taste wines, and how to describe the tasting experience.

JULY 2 - 5, 2015 / Monségur, France
24 heures du swing 2015

With its broad lineup of regional and international artists covering the full spectrum from swing to jazz fusion, and now in its second year, the festival runs from July 2 to 5 in Monségur.



JULY 14 - 29, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Les grands crus musicaux

From July 14 to 29, this international festival will bring together some of the world's leading virtuosi for 9 concerts in the stunning surroundings of the region's top wine-producing Châteaux.

JULY 17 - 19, 2015 / Saint-Emilion, France
Saint-Emilion Jazz Festival

Music and Saint-Émilion wines in perfect harmony. 

For this very special event, a winegrowers’ village will be set up in Gaudet Park. There, the Saint-Émilion Maison du Vin will host a pop-up wine bar, offering daily tastings of many different wines, available for purchase at winegrower prices. All the pleasures of the senses brought together in one place...Saint-Émilion!

JULY 18, 2015 / Saint-Macaire, France
Les barricades de Saint-Macaire

Enjoy a day-long tasting of wines from the Côtes de Bordeaux Saint-Macaire at the heart of the old town. The day includes tastings, wines to buy, craft exhibitions, musical walks, wine workshop, sophrology therapy... and more.

AUGUST 1, 2015 / Côtes de Bourg, France
La Nuit du terroir

First run in 2012, and encouraged by the success of last year's event, the young winegrowers of the Côtes de Bourg invite you to the Nuit du Terroir 2015. Open until 2 am, this night-time market is an invitation to taste the wines and food produced by these young growers. From the produce of oyster growers to livestock farmers, there's every reason to eat here, and there's live music throughout the market.



AUGUST 7, 2015 / Médoc, France
Music and Cook and Wine

This jazz concert with wine tasting starts at 5:30 pm in the gardens of the Maison du Tourisme et du Vin in Pauillac. Food is available, and includes barbecued steak, oysters, cheese and cannelé custard pastries. The concert is free.



AUGUST 20, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Le Bal des Graves

Les Vins de Graves invite you to their traditional waterside ball; a very special moment of every summer when the white wines of Graves are enjoyed with seafood from Arcachon in the chic, informal atmosphere of a traditional guinguette where food, wine and dancing meet.



AUGUST 22 - 23, 2015 / Cadillac, France
Les Balades en Cadillac

Two whole days of festivities and street music, dance and art to celebrate the famous American car and (re)discover the heritage and vineyards of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux. Many estates will be opening their doors for visits, tastings and evening music.

AUGUST 28 - 30, 2015 / Langon, France
Foire aux vins et aux fromages

Come and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Langon Wine and Cheese Fair! Demonstrations by around a hundred winegrowers, cheese makers and food producers from all over France will be on offer, to the sound of bandas and a brass band!

SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 / Médoc, France
Le Marathon du Médoc

Every year, around 9,000 runners compete in what has become the longest marathon in the world. This international marathon is famous for its party atmosphere with large numbers of runners in extravagant costumes. The route is packed with music, tastings of Médoc wines, oysters, steaks and more. The theme of the 31st Médoc Marathon is: The Médoc Marathon dresses up to the nines for its 31st!  


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