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.
APRIL 8 - 12, 2013
Wine industry professionals are invited to be the first to sample the 2012 Bordeaux wines.LEARN MOREAPRIL 13 - 14, 2013
Printemps des vins de Blaye
The 19th annual Printemps des Vins de Blaye, on Bordeaux’s right bank, will be even more fun and festive. It's the spring wine event you shouldn't miss!LEARN MORE
APRIL 20 - 21, 2013
Printemps des Liquoreux
The Printemps des Liquoreux event brings together France’s sweet wine appellations during a grand Gallo-Roman festival.LEARN MOREAPRIL 27 - 28, 2013
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 MORE
MAY 4 - 5, 2013
Open house: Saint-Emilion
Explore the unique vineyard of the wines of Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Lussac Saint-Emilion, and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion.LEARN MOREMAY 11 - 12, 2013
Côtes de Bourg, France
Open house: Côtes de Bourg
Come celebrate the appellation's 20th Open House with many events hosted over the weekend. Don't miss the Côtes de Bourg Rally!LEARN MORE
MAY 11, 2013
Marathon vins de Blaye
The Marathon des Vins de Blaye, created in 2004, is now celebrating its 10th anniversary. The 10km run takes participants through the fantastic scenery of Bordeaux’s right-bank region.LEARN MOREMAY 18 - 19, 2013
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 18 - 19, 2013
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 1 - 2, 2013
Sauternes Fête le Vin & Marathon Sauternes-Barsac
Come enjoy the biggest spring event of the Sauternes and Barsac appellations, “Le Marathon de Sauternes,” hosted since 2011 by winemakers from both regions.LEARN MORE
JUNE 16 - 20, 2013
One of the leading wine and spirits shows...This is your chance to meet market professionals and interact with exhibitors from all around the world.LEARN MORESEPTEMBER 7, 2013
Marathon du Médoc
Take part in what has come to be known as “the World’s Longest Marathon” through the prestigious vineyards and châteaux of the Pauillac, St-Julien, St Estèphe, Médoc and Haut-Médoc appellations.LEARN MORE
This evening of winemaker camaraderie will be held Wednesday, April 10, at Bordeaux’s Musée d’Art Contemporain. The official fanfare for the new vintage will be open to the public!
More than 12,000 visitors will gather in the splendid Citadelle de Blaye to taste the best wines from some 80 Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux vineyards.
Located in the exquisite setting of the Gallo-Roman villa of Saint-Romain, sample over 24 sweet wine appellations from all over France, along with period entertainment and activities for all ages!
Festivites include fun workshops to sharpen your senses on wine aromas, along with demonstrations and musical entertainment centered on this year’s floral theme of the rose.
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 and local products…
The marathon is the chance for runners and their support teams from France (and anywhere else!) to explore the beautiful Blaye region and its lush vineyards.
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.
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.
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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Attention all importers, wholesalers, retailers, buyers for major retailers, sommeliers, etc. Having hosted more than 48,000 visitors from 148 countries in 2011, Vinexpo is the media darling of all wine and spirits events, with nearly 1,300 journalists covering the show in 2011.