The City of wine opened its doors on 1 June 2016. The architectural achievement houses an exhibition held on the theme of wine in Bordeaux. It is a place open 365 days a year to the public for events related to wine and wine tasting. Cultural and tourist center of wine, the City of wine has a set design on wine, made of circuit designs and video images. In that showcases new technologies.
The City of wine is primarily a permanent exhibition on 8 floors and a surface of 3000 m². With a right of access to 20 euros, the course is free and you are accompanied by a free "travel companion", high-performance technological tool in 8 languages that guides you through set prestigious stages, can immerse themselves in the world of vineyards. In a journey through time from the origins of wine to this day through the millennia. In a tour of the world of wines to discover all the lands of wine in the world, on board a helicopter or boat. A permanent exhibition on 19 topics such as:
- Around the world vineyards
- Wine Planets
- The table of terroirs
- The metamorphoses of wine
- Wine Portraits
- The wines over water
The permanent exhibition ends at the last level of the building by an arrival at the gazebo. Guests can enjoy a breathtaking 360 ° view over the city of Bordeaux. And tasting a glass of wine will be offered.
The City of wine is revealed from within
In addition to the permanent exhibition and the belvedere, you can access a space for temporary exhibitions, a 250-seat auditorium as well as a multisensory space multisensory workshops and visits. In the auditorium occur cultural shows and an event-driven programming more diverse. A reading lounge, a panoramic restaurant and a wine bar will complete your experience at the Wine City by offering land and spiritual nourishment.
Restaurant, shop, auditorium and temporary exhibitions and encourage foreign Bordeaux to come and return.
The City of wine is approached from outside
Located in the heart of the Bordeaux vineyards and in the town of Bordeaux, La Cité du Vin is an international showcase and a true gateway to the vineyards of the world.
In a changing neighborhood on the banks of the Garonne and near the splendid lift bridge Chaban-Delmas, the City of wine comes alive as a leisure place alongside the Atlantic Matmut stadium hosting Euro 2016. Centre of world wine, the Bordeaux vineyards, is the largest of the famous vineyards, and "Bordeaux", a wine best known name in the world. Soon to 2:15 of Paris with the new TGV, it becomes the essential step of any fan and consumer of wine.