Saint-Emilion Open Doors
Book your 1st of May long weekend now and take part in the Saint-Emilion Open Doors
Book your 1st of May long weekend now and take part in the Saint-Emilion Open Doors. A privileged opportunity to meet the Saint-Emilion, Lussac Saint-Emilion and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion winegrowers as they open the gates of their estates to visitors Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st 2016.
Fancy dining in a château? Or taking a closer look at the local architecture? Or learning more about the Saint-Emilion wine culture and the different family traditions? Map out you own chateau tour depending on what interests you most. Use the extra information in the Saint-Emilion Open Doors brochure available at the Saint-Emilion Maison du Vin and on www.vins-saint-emilion.com.
Try our Wine School, where you can join a tasting initiation session. They are held every day at 11:00 am and cost €25. Don’t miss the opportunity during the Saint-Emilion Open Doors of enrolling for a tasting with commentary of Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé wines: there will be two afternoon sessions Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st at 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm for €20.
Winegrower’s Dinner on Saturday May 1st in the centre of Saint-Emilion old town. A local winegrower will be present at every table and will share insights about his/her world and expertise with you. During the meal, the winegrower will introduce you to his/her wines and explain their characteristics as you taste them (dinner price : 30€).
Two major contests will be organised on our website :
- win a week-end for 2 persons in Saint-Emilion (subscriptions from march 18th to april 10th)
- win one bottle of each of the 91 wine estates’ wine that is opened during this week-end