On the week-end of April 30th & 1st May 2022, the wine properties (Châteaux) in Saint-Emilion open their doors ! Meeting with the winegrowers, wine tastings, guided tours of the properties, castles and surroundings of Saint Emilion, photo exhibitions, farmers’ markets, children’s areas, wine workshops…. A great choice of activities, for everybody. A key event, not to be missed !
My article about Saint-Emilion village: https://french-wine-love.com/2022/04/16/saint-emilion-pretty-charming-village-in-the-vineyards-near-bordeaux-saint-emilion-un-village-de-charme-du-vignoble-bordelais/
My article about the best wines in Saint-Emilion: https://french-wine-love.com/2022/04/01/bordeaux-2019-notre-top-10-des-meilleurs-vins-de-lappellation-saint-emilion-grand-cru/
My article sur l’union des producteurs de Saint-Emilion: https://french-wine-love.com/2022/01/22/udp-union-des-producteurs-de-saint-emilion-a-cellar-organization-of-saint-emilion-producers/
My article about the “Cloître des Cordeliers” in Saint-Emilion: https://french-wine-love.com/2022/01/15/le-cloitre-des-cordeliers-a-saint-emilion/
My article about accomodation in a tiny house in Saint-Emilion: https://french-wine-love.com/2021/03/08/sejour-a-saint-emilion-dans-une-tiny-house-au-milieu-des-vignes/
My article about Château La Dominique: https://french-wine-love.com/2021/12/09/chateau-la-dominique-in-saint-emilion/
Classification of the Grands Crus of Saint-Emilion: https://french-wine-love.com/2021/04/29/bordeaux-quelle-legitimite-pour-le-classement-des-grands-crus-de-saint-emilion/
Every year, on the occasion of the Saint-Emilion Open Doors, a contest game is organized to make you wine 1 bottle per participating Château !
DINNER WITH THE WINEGROWERS
The winegrowers who participate in the Saint-Emilion “Open Days” (Portes Ouvertes) invite you to discover their wines during the winegrower’s dinner organized on Saturday April 30th at 8 p.m., in the Salle des Dominicains (14 rue Guadet – 33330 Saint-Emilion). The Jurade will open the festivities. A friendly moment of exchanges and sharing with everyone around refined dishes.
Registration required (subject to availability)
39€ / person (wines offered by the winegrowers )
15€ / child (under 10 years old)
LA MAISON DU VIN DE SAINT EMILION
La Maison du Vin de Saint-Emilion offers you two activities for the 2022 Open Days. Each will allow you to approach the wines of Saint-Emilion in a different way.
1. Commented tasting of Grands Crus Classés
The objective is to allow amateurs to discover the Grands Crus Classés of Saint-Emilion through an exchange with a professional speaker. On the program: tastings and discussions to better understand these wines.
Timetable: 3.30pm & 5 pm
2. Initiation to tasting
The objective is to allow novices and amateurs to discover the wines of Saint-Emilion. For this, the course will offer a presentation of the vineyard (terroir, classification, etc.) as well as an introduction to the aromas of wines. You can also taste two wines.
Tarif : 25€/person
Be careful ! For these two activities, remember to book: By phone on 05 57 55 50 55 By email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy a great week-end in Saint-Emilion !