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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.

MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.medoc-wines.com/

MAR 31 - APR 1, 2015 / Bordeaux, France
Primeurs

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

MORE INFORMATION:

http://ugcb.net/fr/agenda

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.

MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.challengeduvin.com/

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!

MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.cotes-de-bourg.com/

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.

MORE INFORMATION:

http://medocainevtt.com/

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 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!!

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!

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