Ever since vines were first farmed around 6000 BC, humans have tested all kinds of conditions and growing possibilities.
During Antiquity and up until the Roman empire, especially in Italy, vines were often planted alongside other bushes for support.
The heritage of the Bordeaux region gives you no respite: remarkable villages, fortresses, mediaeval châteaux... And what about the contemporary art exhibitions in La Cité du Vin and wine-producing châteaux? When art and heritage come together to make your eyes brim!
From Friday 6 to Sunday 8 October, La Cité du Vin invites you to travel to Canada for a weekend. Tastings, conference, concert, screening and audiovisual performance will provide the opportunity to discover the cultural riches of a unique wine-producing region.
As the holidays draw to a close, an extensive and eclectic cultural programme awaits at La Cité du Vin in September!
As part of the "Bordeaux Landscapes 2017" cycle, La Cité du Vin invites you to get into the swing of the Tour de France 2017. Watch the live transmission of 6 key stages of the Tour de France and taste wines from vineyards crossed by the peloton.