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The Saint-Émilion open doors

The Saint-Émilion open doors


Every year, Saint-Émilion opens its doors to you

This weekend of festivities allows the public to discover the estates but also the richness of the historical and wine-growing heritage of our prestigious appellations. On the programme, many activities will allow you to discover Saint-Émilion and its vineyard in all their aspects through tastings, a winegrowers’ dinner, walks and many other activities.


These are the key words of these two days of immersion in Saint-Émilion:  

Estates open to the public
Initiations to tasting Grands Crus Classés tastings
A winegrowers’ dinner
Bike rides
Activities for children  

And a great contest to win a bottle of each property open to the public !

A privileged appointment

81 castles open their doors to you

This is an exceptional opportunity to exchange with winegrowers.

81 châteaux in the Saint-Émilion, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Lussac Saint-Émilion and Puisseguin Saint-Émilion appellations opened their doors in 2019!
All reasons are good to visit them, whether they are gourmet, architectural, cultural or simply for the pleasure of discovery and to satisfy your curiosity.  

The winegrowers' dinner in Saint-Émilion

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Enjoy a privileged moment in the company of the winegrowers

Every year, the winegrowers invite you to discover their wines during a winegrower’s dinner.


A friendly moment of exchange and sharing, which brought together 253 people during its last edition!

The Saint-Émilion Open House

Taste our wines

At the Saint-Émilion's Wine School

The Wine School of the Maison du Vin de Saint-Emilion offers training and tasting sessions during the Saint-Emilion Portes Ouvertes for neophytes and enlightened amateurs, with commentary by an oenologist.  


Introduction to the tasting of Saint-Emilion wines

Presentation of the Saint-Emilion vineyard, tasting techniques and commented tasting of the wines of Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Lussac Saint-Emilion and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion.  


Commented tastings of Saint-Emilion Grands Crus classés

EXCEPTIONAL! A unique opportunity to discover the great names of the Saint-Emilion vineyard.  


In 2019, 62 people had the pleasure of tasting and perfecting their oenological knowledge at the Maison du Vin!

The Saint-Émilion Open House

Discover the riches of the city of Saint-Émilion

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Entertainment for young and old

The Tourist Office of Saint-Emilion Jurisdiction offers you tailor-made visits to discover the first vineyard listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural landscapes.

On may 4 and 5 2019

The Saint-Émilion Open House

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