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Organise your events at La Cité du Vin

Various parts of La Cité du Vin are available for private events: the lounges, reception areas, rooms and auditorium can be tailored to suit your needs.

  • Your events can be coordinated with the current cultural programme
  • The reception team (mediators) are available for potential collaborations, in particular private and personalised tours
  • Potential for private hire of the entire La Cité du Vin for large-scale events

Thomas Jefferson Auditorium 

The Thomas Jefferson Auditorium, an original and unique architectural space designed by XTU architects, is one of the key elements of what La Cité du Vin has to offer. It can host:

  • Film and documentary showings
  • Plays, concerts and dance shows
  • Thematic meetings, conferences and seminars

The adjacent reception rooms can be transformed into reception areas or relaxation areas for breaks, meals, cocktail receptions or exhibition stands.

Availability: upon request, subject to availability
Capacity: 250 people
Equipment: video projector / removable screen / private control room / interpretation booths / potential for recording - 1 camera available / dressing rooms
Size: Auditorium: 215m² - Adjacent reception rooms: 260m²
Amenities: private entrance / access to reception rooms’ catering area

La Fayette meeting rooms

Located on the first floor of La Cité du Vin, the La Fayette meeting rooms offer panoramic views of the Garonne and the Chaban-Delmas bridge. This bright, contemporary space is perfect for organising:

  • Cocktail receptions, lunches and dinners
  • Product launches and presentations
  • Meetings, conferences, workshops

The rooms are modular, enabling more intimate spaces to be created for events hosting up to 300 people.

Availability: every day, subject to availability
Capacity: 300 people for cocktail receptions, 216 people for banquets
Equipment: 2 screens – 1.82 x 2.92 metres / 2 video projectors / high-performance sound system – microphone, headphones and speakers throughout the room
Size: 260m²
Amenities: catering area

Belvedere

From its height of 35 metres on the eighth floor of La Cité du Vin, the Belvedere – the culmination of the permanent tour – invites visitors to discover the Gironde city from another perspective, like a watchtower. In this space overlooking the river, Bordeaux, its city, vineyards and surroundings spread out around you from all sides. A monumental chandelier made of thousands of bottles and a 10-metre-long oak counter make this location even more, unique.

The Belvedere is available for private events during the evening, including:

  • Cocktail receptions
  • Product launch events
  • Exceptional receptions and soirées

Availability: every evening outside of public opening hours
Capacity: up to 200 people
Size: 324 m²

Convivium space

Located on the first floor of La Cité du Vin, the four rooms making up the Convivium space are available to be privately hired for work meetings of up to 15-50 people.

Kantharos room: 15 people – 24.5 m²
Dolia room: 15 people – 24.5 m²
Kylix room: 40 people – 53 m²
Amphora room: 50 people – 78 m²

Availability: every day, subject to availability
Equipment: 65-inch touchscreen, interactive flat screen TVs – compatible with tablets / furniture suitable for children

6th floor meeting rooms

Located on the sixth floor of La Cité du Vin, three meeting rooms are available to be privately hired for work meetings of up to 6-24 people.

Melchior room: 24 people – 40 m²
Salmanazar room: 14 people – 25 m²
Imperiale room: 6 people – 12 m²

Hall 2

Located on the ground floor of La Cité du Vin, the Hall 2 is the perfect place to host cocktail dinners up to 600 people.

Availability: every evening outside of public opening hours
Capacity: up to 600 people
Size: 550 m²
Amenities: private entrance, access to terrace and gardens.

All of La Cité du Vin

The entire La Cité du Vin is available for private hire upon request, outside of public opening hours and subject to availability.

Details upon request.

Private events team
+33 (0)5 56 16 20 20
1, esplanade de Pontac - 33300 Bordeaux - FRANCE