For the eight time, l’Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux is inviting you to participate to their exceptional Weekend the 18th and 19th of Mai 2013 starting at 10h30 in the Hangar 14th. This is the perfect time to taste Grands Crus accompanied by each ones wine-maker, and discover the vineyards.
- Saturday 18th of May 2013: Tasting of Grands Crus starting at 10.30 am
A tasting of two vintages (within the 2010) of more than 100 estates commented by their wine-maker. A pass will give you access to this tasting until 5 pm. Its cost is reduced if you reserve in advance and if you are a student or wine professional.
- Saturday 18th of May 2013 starting at 8 pm: Dinner in the estates
Discover as well the Grands Crus during a dinner organized by the owner in his estate. A dinner that is not to be missed in order to enjoy the best food and wine pairings in breath taking surroundings.
Among the estates:
Médoc : Château Clerc Milon and Château Léoville Poyferré
Graves & Pessac Léognan : Château Bouscaut
Rive Droite : Château La Conseillante
Sauternes : Château Guiraud
- Saturday 18th of May 2013 from 8 pm to 2 am
In a festival and informal ambiance, l’Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux is inviting the new generation for a tasting party with a DJ and cocktails as well.
- Sunday 19th of May 2013 three programs proposed:
Tour in the vineyards
Take advantage of this day to participate to one of the wine tours organized by the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux in the region: medoc tour, graves and sauternes tours and right bank tour. Each tour includes lunch in one of the estate.
The owners that are member of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux of the Pomerol and Saint Emilion appellations will open their doors all day to share their passion with visitors. Three tours are programmed per day.
A golf tournament will be organized for the golf lovers: green free and lunch included.
To sum, this is a weekend that will mix discovery of Grands Crus and estates. This is the occasion for all the generations to share a common passion in idyllic surroundings that the Bordeaux region has to offer.
If you want more information on the estates participating, the tours but also the prices, please check the web site of the UGCB.Posted: