The Jurade has over 3000 members, who act as ambassadors for the wines of Saint-Emilion throughout the world
The Jurade has over 3000 members, who act as ambassadors for the wines of Saint-Emilion throughout the world. At the bi-annual initiation ceremonies, the Jurade inaugurates new officers:
Protectors of the Jurade
An exceptional title reserved for sovereigns, members of royal families and heads of state.
Peers of the Jurade
Title reserved to prominent personalities from the fields of politics, diplomacy, literature, the arts, agriculture, the military etc.
Grand Aumôniers, Aumôniers and Prieurs de la Jurade
Titles reserved for prominent clergymen, with special responsibility for the Jurade’s religious ceremonies.
Dame de la Jurade
Title afforded to illustrious women the Jurade wishes to honour.
Prud'homme de la Jurade
A title awarded by vote of the Jurade’s governing Council, bestowed upon professionals from fields affiliated to the wine trade: merchants, brokers, restaurateurs, sommeliers, wine stockists and purchasers etc.
Title bestowed upon other experts the Jurade wishes to honour.