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Argentina as the Guest Wine Region for the autumn 2019 temporary exhibition
Gustavo Santos, Minister of Tourism of the Argentine Republic and President of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization, visiting La Cité du Vin on 26 May, announced Argentina’s decision to produce a temporary exhibition dedicated t
La Cité du Vin : Temporary exhibition "Wine and Music, harmony and dissonance (16th – 19th century)"
Following the success of the major temporary exhibition Bistro! From Baudelaire to Picasso in 2017, La Cité du Vin will be presenting Wine and Music, harmony and dissonance (16th – 19th century) from 23 March to 24 June 2018.
The exhibition will include 150 works (paintings and pottery, music books, models, instruments, stage jewellery, etc.) from regional, national and European collections, as well as a selection of musical works (operas, ballets, drinking songs) illustrating the association between wine and music, based on themes ranging from the mythical to the profane, epicurean to moralistic. This original exhibition will be accompanied by a wide and eclectic cultural programme.