Maisons des Vins, where everything starts
In the Maisons des Vins you can find all sorts of information on the appellations such as: the nature of the soils the grape varieties used, the history of the vineyards, the properties that are open to visitors… You can often try certain wines nearby accompanied by a professional, and maybe leave with what makes a good present.
Best of wine tourism 2010 – Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences category.
Maison du vin (wide range of French and foreign wines, 40,000 bottles!), "bistronomic" restaurant, exhibition and show venue, great place to walk...
La Winery is all of this, with wine at its very core: A brand new concept for you to taste wines and determine your "oenological sign". The initiator - Philippe Raoux, already the owner of the château d’Arsac, is a big art enthusiast; everywhere is decorated with beautiful and high quality sculptures, paintings and photos to make for a very friendly atmosphere.
Upcoming events and further information available on their website.
Contact : La Winery
Tel. +33 (0)5 56 39 04 90
Web : www.winery.fr
Opening information : Open from Tuesday to sunday (10am - 7pm). Closed on Monday. Open every day in July and August.
Maison du Vin de Blaye Côtes de BordeauxMore than 800 winegrowers have grouped together for this Maison du Vin. In the air conditioned cellar there are more than 250 reds and 50 whites as well as related products. An area is set aside for children. In summer, the Maison du Vin des Premières Côtes de Blaye invites you to a free initiation into tasting on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 am. Spend an hour discovering, sharing and tasting while your children are kept busy.
Contact : Maison du Vin de Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
Tel. +33 (0)5 57 42 91 19 / Fax +33 (0)5 57 42 85 28
Email : email@example.com
Web : www.blaye-cotes-de-bordeaux.com
Maison du Vin des Côtes de BourgThe Maison du Vin offers a superb setting with its garden overlooking the Dordogne and its cellar with arches and 150 côtes de bourg reds and whites at château prices. The shop sells wine-related objects.
The Maison du Vin also hosts numerous artists, painters and sculptors who decorate the venue with their surprising, remarkable works. As everyone knows, art and wine go well together.
Free tasting for individuel. Admission fee for groups, appointment required.
Contact : Maison du Vin des Côtes de Bourg
Tel. +33 (0)5 57 94 80 20 ou +33 (0)5 57 68 22 28 / Fax +33 (0)5 57 94 80 21
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Web : www.cotes-de-bourg.com
Opening information : All year round, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day).