BORDEAUX THE WINE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

For over 2 000 years, the greatest and finest vineyards in the world have created the history and geography of Bordeaux,
playing an essential role in its public image and local prosperity.

Today, the Bordeaux wine industry combines tradition at its best and a cutting-edge expertise.
Winemaking and learning about wine in Bordeaux have become models of excellence.

THE IDEAL LOCATION FOR IN-DEPTH WINE STUDIES

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+7,000

wine estates

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25

wine bars in Bordeaux

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20 minutes

from the world’s best vineyards
and wineries

Wine tourism in Bordeaux’s DNA

With more than 4.3 million visits per year, the Gironde vineyards are the leader in French wine tourism! Bordeaux and its region offer a myriad of creative, fun, and surprising ways to discover the vineyard, its richness and its history such as cruises, tailor-made tours, hands-on workshops…
Wine tourism in Bordeaux, a constantly growing activity, offers many career opportunities.

The largest AOC ‘Controlled designation of origin’ vineyard of France

‘6 regions’ of Bordeaux wines and 65 appelations

300 wine dealerships & around 100 brockers

An average production of 5 million hectolitres /year

‘The Bordeaux Wine Festival’ - the leading wine tourism event in the world

The festival, which occurs every 2 years, gathers wine producers of the entire region and the different appellations such as Bordeaux, Saint-Emilion or Margaux. On the agenda: meeting with producers and merchants, wine workshops, excursions to some of the chateaux, and wine tastings, of course!

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‘La Cité du Vin’, a unique cultural centre dedicated to wine

  • Ranked by National Geographic as the 7th best museum in the world in 2017
  • A spectacular journey with a multi-sensory lay-out with 20 thematic modules
  • A unique way to taste the wines of the world with a panoramic view of Bordeaux and the surrounding area from the 35-metre-high belvedere
  • Regular wine events to gain real knowledge & develop your network (tasting workshops, conferences, temporary exhibitions…)
  • A ‘library cellar’ with more than 14,000 bottles, 800 wines from more than 70 countries

CONTACT

Lucie Fuentes
International Recruitment Director

[email protected] 

Clémence Peccavet
International Recruitment Manager

[email protected]