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The highest place for wine-tasting in Bordeaux!

Published 11 May 2018

How would you like to enjoy one of the finest panoramic views of the whole of Bordeaux from the top of an exceptional modern building? Whether you live in Bordeaux or are just passing through, finding a wine-tasting venue with a view right across Bordeaux is no easy matter!

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Discover the architecture of La Cité du Vin!

Published 27 April 2018

Designed by Anouk Legendre and Nicolas Desmazières from the architectural firm XTU, La Cité du Vin is an architectural masterpiece standing on the former Forges site on the banks of the Garonne, in the Bassins à Flot district in northern Bordeaux.

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May 25 to 27: Terroir Weekend in Uruguay

Published 27 April 2018

You can now book your tickets for our weekend in Uruguay from May 25 to 27! Just for a weekend, La Cité du Vin takes on the colours of a wine-producing region in the world and invites you on a journey to visit it.  Conferences, tastings, shows, workshops... come and discover the wealth of a wine-growing region, pulsating to the rhythm of its history, its traditions, its culture, its specialties and its wines.

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Are you thirsty for culture? Subscribe to the #culturevin newsletter

Published 16 April 2018

Would you like to find out more about the cultures and civilisations of wine? The newsletter by La Cité du Vin (and La Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin) has had a makeover!

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Why does the Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin use patronage?

Published 09 April 2018

La Cité du Vin benefitted from a first wave of patronage from 2011 to 2016 (consisting of 85 Builder Patrons) to help it construct the Bordeaux building. To continue developing and bringing La Cité du Vin to life today, the Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin is still collecting donations from companies wishing to support its annual cultural programme.

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