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.
AUGUST 3, 2014
Terroir Night in Côtes de Bourg
Young winemakers from the Côtes de Bourg appellation meet in the House of Wines garden to make a splash.LEARN MOREAUGUST 23 - 24, 2014
Balades en Cadillac
Celebrating its 20th aniversary the Ballades en Cadillac festival provides two days of summertime fun in the Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux vineyards with live entertainment, tours, tastings, and fireworks!LEARN MORESEPTEMBER 13, 2014
Come take part in what has become the "longest Marathon in the World" across the prestigious vineyards and châteaux from Pauillac, St-Julien, Médoc and Haut-Médoc appellations.LEARN MOREOCTOBER 18 - 19, 2014
Graves Open House
For its 18th Open House event, the wines from Graves offer you an opportunity to discover its estates! Many activitiesare planned.LEARN MORE
OCTOBER 26 - 27, 2014
Fronsac Open House
This Fronsac Open House event will offer wine tasting activities of new millesims, a dinner and show soiree, and a race throughout the vineyard trails!LEARN MORENOVEMBER 29 - 30, 2014
Loupiac and Foie Gras Weekend
During this weekend of discovery, each winemaker will partner with a foie gras producer, and will make you discover the tastiest of food and wine pairings!LEARN MOREFEBRUARY 6 - 7, 2014
Blaye au comptoir à Bordeaux
Blaye au comptoir has become a major event, a beautiful way to welcome the spring during 2 days with wine tasting and meetings with wine makers.LEARN MOREFEBRUARY 8, 2014
FEBRUARY 15, 2014MARCH 3 - 5, 2014
Meet the new generation of the Bordeaux wines. Bordeaux Vinipro is a real social network for the wine professionals.LEARN MOREMARCH 8, 2014MARCH 22, 2014
MAR 31 - APR 4, 2014
Wine industry professionals are invited to be the first to sample the 2013 Bordeaux wines.LEARN MOREAPRIL 4 - 5, 2014
Bourg & Blaye, France
Challenge International du Vin
Participate in the oldest international wine competitionLEARN MOREAPRIL 5 - 6, 2014
Open House: Médoc
This weekend Medoc opens its doors: Come taste the delicatess of their latest vintages!LEARN MOREAPRIL 5, 2014
Best of Bordeaux Bus
Students are welcome on board the Best of Bordeaux Bus to visit the vineyards and taste our wines.LEARN MORE
APRIL 13 - 14, 2014
Printemps des vins de Blaye
The 20th annual Printemps des Vins de Blaye, on Bordeaux’s right bank, will be fun and festive. It's the spring wine event you shouldn't miss!LEARN MOREAPRIL 26 - 27, 2014
Lalande de Pomerol, France
Open house: Lalande de Pomerol
The celebrated châteaux of the famed Lalande de Pomerol appellation open their doors this weekend: Come savor the charms of their latest vintages!LEARN MOREAPRIL 26 - 27, 2014
Printemps des Liquoreux à Loupiac
The Printemps des Liquoreux event brings together France’s sweet wine appellations during a grand Gallo-Roman festival.LEARN MOREMAY 1 - 4, 2014
Open house: Saint-Emilion
Explore the unique vineyards of Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Lussac Saint-Emilion, and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion.LEARN MORE
MAY 10 - 11, 2014
Côtes de Bourg, France
Open house: Côtes de Bourg
Come celebrate the appellation's 21st Open House with many events hosted over the weekend. Don't miss the Côtes de Bourg Rally!LEARN MOREMAY 14 - 18, 2014
Come celebrate philosophy and discuss the theme of freedom in the vineyards of Saint-Emilion.LEARN MOREMAY 17 - 18, 2014
Weekend des Grands Crus
The Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux is pleased to invite you to the 8th annual Weekend des Grands Crus. The weekend includes dinners at the châteaux, vineyard tours, and a golf tournament.LEARN MOREMAY 24, 2014
La Médocaine is the largest biking event happening in the Bordeaux vineyard in the heart of Médoc! Bikers will discover Médoc's terroir and taste some Grands Crus wines.LEARN MORE
MAY 31 - JUN 1, 2014
Festi' Loupiac - producers market
Come and visit Loupiac for a getaway weekend with music, animation and wine tasting.LEARN MOREJUNE 1, 2014
Marathon de Sauternes-Barsac
Come enjoy the biggest spring event of the Sauternes and Barsac appellations, The 4th Marathon de Sauternes, on June 1st, 2014, hosted since 2011 by winemakers from both regions.LEARN MOREJUNE 7 - 8, 2014
Open house: Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux
Over the Pentecost weekend, the winemakers of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux are holding their open house event with plenty of fun and surprises!LEARN MOREJUNE 8, 2014
Spend a day deep within Bordeaux’s smallest wine appellation at the second annual “Gourmet Walks” in Francs Côtes de Bordeaux!LEARN MORE
JUNE 14, 2014
Lalande de Pomerol, France
130 Ans Syndicat Lalande de Pomerol
Lalande de Pomerol organizes an unforgettable weekend on its vineyards for the last 130 years.LEARN MOREJUNE 15, 2014
Spring Jurade Festival
The Saint-Emilion Jurade festival is a celebration of spring! Come join traditional springtime wine festivities in the medieval city.LEARN MOREJUNE 26 - 29, 2014
Bordeaux Fête le Vin
Organized every two years, Bordeaux Fête le vin is an International festival that gathers wine lovers, cultural events and fine French cuisine in a cosmopolitan atmosphere.LEARN MOREJUN 27 - AUG 27, 2014
Jazz & Wine Festival
This festival - a magical meeting of two equally intoxicating arts, jazz and wine - returns for its ninth year with a series of distinctive concerts in fabulous settings.LEARN MORE
JULY 14, 2014
Bourg sur Gironde, France
Trail des Côtes de Bourg
The 11th annual Trail des Côtes de Bourg will take place on July 14 in Bourg-sur-Gironde.LEARN MOREJULY 15 - 30, 2014
Medoc and Graves, France
Musical Grands Crus
This 11th edition offers 10 classical concerts, among which two at the Château Smith Haut Lafitte, two within Pape Clément and one in the Château Yquem on July 17.LEARN MOREJUL 16 - AUG 1, 2014
For this 15th edition, the concerts take place in the iconic vineyards of Graves, Domaine de Chevalier, Châteaux Haut-Bailly, Bouscaut, and Carbonnieux, to name just a few among them.LEARN MOREJULY 19 - 20, 2014
Saint-Emilion Jazz Festival
For the third consecutive year, wine and jazz come together in the medieval town of Saint-Emilion for a spellbinding summer festival.LEARN MORE
Come and learn the art and science of degustation. The first drink will be free! The list of the restaurants is available on the Blaye au comptoir website.
The bus will take you to 2 Best of Wine Tourism sites: Château du Taillan (Haut-Médoc applellation) and Château Gruaud Larose (Saint-Julien appellation).
The bus will take you to 2 Best of Wine Tourism sites: Château Saint Ahon (Haut Médoc appellation) and Château du Tertre (Margaux appellation).
This event prepares the professional to live in a new interconnected world. Winemakers, wine merchants, wine producers, distributors and more gather to create tomorrow's market.
The bus will take you to 2 Best of Wine Tourism sites: Domaine de Cantemerle and Château Lavergne Dulong (Bordeaux Supérieur appellation).
The bus will take you to 2 Best of Wine Tourism sites: Domaine de Saint-Amand (Côtes de Bordeaux appellation) and Château Bouscaut (Pessac-Léognan appellation).
Visit us this year in the following chateaux:
Château Clarke (Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Moulis & Listrac), Château Gazin (Pomerol), Château la Dominique (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru), Château la Lagune (Sauternes & Barsac), Château Lafon-Rochet (Pauillac & Saint-Estèphe), Château Lagrange (Saint-Julien), Château Malartic-Lagravière (Graves & Pessac-Légnan), Château Marquis de Terme (Margaux).
Tastings are strictly restricted to wine professionals with a badge.
5000 wines coming from 38 different countries will be tasted and rate by a jury of 800 professionals and consumers.
About 50 winemakers open their doors during 2 days. People will be able to discover the 2013 millesime. Also, discover the charm and the gastronomy of Médoc.
The bus will take you to 2 Best of Wine Tourism sites: Château Haut-Chaigneau (Lalande-de-Pomerol appellation) and Château Villemaurine (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru appelation).
More than 12,000 visitors will gather in the splendid Citadelle de Blaye to taste the best wines from the 80 Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux vineyards.
Festivites include fun workshops to sharpen your knowledge of wine aromas, along with demonstrations and musical entertainment.
Located in the exquisite setting of the Gallo-Roman villa of Saint-Romain,you can sample over 24 sweet wine appellations from all over France, along with entertainment and activities for all ages!
Right now you can enter to win bottles of wine from the 4 appellations, free passes to an introduction to wine tasting, or to a tasting of Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classés!
Many châteaux are open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. with special activities scheduled, ranging from vineyard and winery tours to tasting sessions of Côtes de Bourg wines as well as local selections
Speakers, philosophers, scientists, architects, geographers and artists suggest new avenues of thought and field questions from the public during twenty presentations, meetings, debates and workshops on the subject of freedom.
The highlight of this event is Saturday’s tasting session, giving fans a chance to sample two vintages of more than 100 wines in the company of their growers, all while enjoying a unique and breathtaking view of the monuments of Bordeaux – listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Different circuits of 20, 30, 35, 50, 60 or 80km go through the vineyards and the properties of Margaux, Haut-Medoc, Moulis and Listrac, Bordeaux.
During the weekend, you can choose any of the activities, including animation, wine tasting, and even concerts.
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.
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The schedule includes the biggest classic car rally, themed tours, tastings, various workshops, exhibitions, vintage car outings, and the exploration of many fascinating historic sites.
On the day’s agenda: walking tours, mountain biking, a giant picnic, a gourmet foods market, tastings and sales of the appellation’s wines... there’s something for everyone! The Puyguéraud château even hosts a contest to win your weight in wine!
Created in 1884, Lalande de Pomerol is one of the oldest winemaker federations. The programme of the weekend will be available on the website on May 1st.
The city's aldermen (jurats) will walk through the medieval city to the monolithic church, where international wine personalities will swear their loyalty to the wines of Saint-Emilion. In late afternoon, the Jurade climbs up the Tour du Roy and pronounces its judgment of the new wine
The schedule includes an open-sky road wine to discover, taste and share, walks in the vineyards where you will see some of the most beautiful castles in the world, art exhibits, concerts, a giant "sound and image" show and a wonderful fireworks display every night!
Founded in 2006 by saxophonist Jean-Jacques Quesada, “Jazz and Wine” is an event held June through August that combines the best jazz with the most prestigious wine estates in Bordeaux.
Twinned with the Trail de Salers, the Trail des Côtes de Bourg invites all runners to stretch their legs in a unique setting on one of two selected routes: 13 km and, for sturdier striders, 30 km!
Musical Grands Crus will also take place at the Château de l’Angelus on July 24. This is an opportunity to experience many musical emotions in the renowned environment, often closed to the public. The season starts on July 15 with a recital for two pianos at Château d'Agassac.
This year is held under the patronage of Mstislav Rostropovich - Honorary President of Ad Vitam Aeternam around the theme “Rhapsody in Red and White.”
Jazz, wine, vineyards, and a site rich with history...Come to Saint-Emilion to enjoy rides, concerts, tastings and other local specialties in the magical setting that is the Saint-Emilion Jazz Festival. The Cardinal Palace will be in full swing!
Up until 2am, come and taste gastronomic products from young farmers. From oyster farmer to breeder, you can have food on the premises and music will be played all night long.
Street theater, drives through the vineyards in Cadillac cars, tours of three winemaking sites, tastings, fireworks...there will be plenty of activities celebrating the diversity and richness of the this famed wine terroir.
One of the most popular marathon in the world: you have to run the "Médoc" just as much as New York's or Paris'... for the unrivaled atmosphere!
Local producers are honored: wine tasting, foie gras, jams, honey, cheese...
Introduction to wine-tasting workshops, a big soiree with wine-tasting, dinner and show, and if you want to do some sport, a foot race of 10-20km throughout the beautiful landscapes of the area's vineyards! All the ingredients are reunited for a memorable weekend with the family or friends.
Wine and foie gras pairing workshops, a gala dinner on Saturday set in a grandiose setting, and tasty lunches will be offered during these two days! An ideal occasion to spend a fun time with family and friends.