Explorers

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Venture into the heart of this unique wine region, with this site dedicated exclusively to the wines of Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Lussac Saint-Emilion and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion. Imagine a landscape of breath-taking beauty and diversity, add in an exceptional historical heritage and top it off with the world’s most precious vines... Welcome to Saint-Emilion.

Words from the passionate

Jean-Baptiste Elissalde, wine is for sharing


The former rugby player has many trophies on his mantelpiece: two Six Nations tournaments, three European Cups with Stade Toulousain and two championships in France. Since the Spring Festival in 2015 in Saint-Emilion, Jean-Baptiste Elissalde can add another title, but not least: Vigneron d'Honneur de la Jurade and Bourgeois de Saint-Emilion.


Jean-Baptiste Elissalde, wine is for sharing


Web TV

Château Cheval Blanc has the power to make any wine lover dream! Pierre Lurton, manager of Château Cheval Blanc, is, of cours...

Gastronomy and Gourmets

Breton lobster Spring Rolls

Revist spring rolls by substituting shrimp with the Breton blue lobster! A royal recipe to accompany a glass of Saint-Emilion wine.

Breton lobster Spring Rolls

Tips from sommeliers

Christophe Mitton: a self-taught expert

Christophe Mitton was a bright lad, studying hospitality at college before discovering a passion for wine and pursuing this passion until it led him to La Cape, the restaurant in Cenon, where he is now head sommelier.

Christophe Mitton: a self-taught expert

Top Chefs

Tommy Shan: Restaurant owner and poet…

In partnership with his brother Andy, Tommy Shan has helped put Szechuan cuisine on the map in France. For decades now, the brothers have been experimenting with innovative food-wine combinations at their restaurant in Bordeaux – ‘Au Bonheur du Palais’.

Tommy Shan: Restaurant owner and poet…

Discover

The Saint-Emilion Crus ranking, unique in France!

Unique in the French wine making landscape, the vineyards of Saint-Emilion have a regularly reviewed ranking for their best wines. The 2012 ranking is the sixth of its kind...

Taste

Jean-Baptiste Elissalde, wine is for sharing


The former rugby player has many trophies on his mantelpiece: two Six Nations tournaments, three European Cups with Stade Toulousain and two championships in France. Since the Spring Festival...