Can La Cité du Vin be considered a museum? A museum of the world’s wines, an international wine museum, a museum of wine cultures and civilisations...
What is a museum? In what way is La Cité du Vin a museum or not a museum? How is the concept of a museum viewed in France? And abroad? How is museum culture changing?
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!
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.
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.
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!