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The projects to support

To promote and share the culture and civilisations of wine, the Fondation boasts a range of different fields of action for which it solicits the support of private funding. View the different projects to support.

The areas of action you could contribute to include temporary exhibitions, music, theatre, cinema and science programmes, creation of specific mediation projects, collection of document resources, supporting research & creation, joint publishing.

des vignes et des hommes

Vines and People

Every month, La Cité du Vin invites visitors to the auditorium for a presentation and screening of a short film (26 minutes) on a wine region from the documentary series Des Vignes et des Hommes (Vines and People), co-pro

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A Harvest of Knowledge

As part of its campaign to inform the general public, the Institute of Vine and Wine Sciences has joined forces with La Cité du Vin to outsource some of its work in the form of thematic conferences. A Harvests of Knowledge therefore creates spaces for discussing topics of universal scope designed to open up a dialogue about wine civilisations. 

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Terroir & Themed Weekends

Terroir weekends highlight a particular wine terroir somewhere in the world via a unique programme running from Friday evening to Sunday.

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La Cité du Vin accessibility

Accessibility to as many people as possible is a philosophy of openness to the world which the La Cité du Vin teams aim to promote on a daily basis. This choice matches the ‘universal’ theme and positioning being developed at La Cité du Vin. La Cité du Vin holds Tourism and Disability certification for the four disability categories.

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Mind-blowing! When art and design take on glass

With this third major exhibition taking place from 14 March to 30 June 2019, La Cité du Vin has chosen a decidedly contemporary project bringing together art, design and wine.  This exhibition intends to explore the links between glass containers for wine, champagne and cognac, through a broader reflection on contemporary design and wine as cultural phenomena.  From its production to its history, wine has many points in common with glass.

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