Our events.

The purpose of Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux is to highlight the expertise of its talented chateaux and to promote recognition of the quality of their wines, by organising events throughout the year in France and abroad.

US tour from 09 to 19 May 2022 - 12 cities

Export trips.

Our talented Chateaux travel around the world presenting their wines to trade professionals and wine connoisseurs.

Our talented Chateaux travel around the world presenting their wines to trade professionals and wine connoisseurs, organising tastings, seminars and master classes.
These promotional trips in Europe, Asia and the US are essential to maintain connections amongst professionals.
Primeurs 2021 - Palais de La Bourse (Bordeaux) , 19 April 2022

En Primeur preview for the Place de Bordeaux.

To kick off the official en primeur tastings the Grand Cercle holds a preview tasting of the new vintage for négociants and brokers.

Every year, Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux offers a preview of the new vintage for about 150 négociants and brokers, who operate on the Place de Bordeaux and in the wider Gironde area.
This event kicks off the official en primeur tastings.
12 September 2022 - Palais de La Bourse (Bordeaux)

The market of vintages ready for sale.

This market is the opportunity for our talented chateaux to present their vintage ready for sale to the press and regional professionals.

This market is the leading event after the summer break. It is when our talented chateaux present their vintage that is ready for sale to négociants, brokers, wine stores, sommeliers, restaurants and regional journalists.
Prowein - May 15, 16 & 17 2022 - Stand 9E50

Trade exhibitions.

Grand Cercle and its talented Chateaux attend all the major national and international wine fairs and exhibitions.

Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux and its talented chateaux attend all the major national and international wine fairs and exhibitions! Our winegrowers take the opportunity to present their wines and estates to visitors with a group stand or by organising master classes.
Primeurs 2021 - Château de La Dauphine (Fronsac), 23-24 April 2022

En Primeur weekend for the press.

Just before the official tastings, the weekend is spent studying the new vintage. It is reserved exclusively for the press.

Just before the official en primeur tastings, journalists are invited to come and taste the new vintage, blind or with labels shown. This is a very studious weekend reserved exclusively for the wine trade press, enabling the journalists to get to know the vintage en primeur in ideal tasting conditions.
Hosting a group of 10 Dutch sommeliers, September 11, 12, 13 & 14 , 2022

Professional get-togethers

Throughout the year, exclusive meetings and serious discussion are a perfect opportunity to network and share our wines and values.

Throughout the year, Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux spontaneously hosts visits of professionals and connoisseurs from all over the world.
These trips serve to perfect the visitors' knowledge of the Bordeaux winegrowing area and their tasting technique.
These exclusive get-togethers and serious discussions are a perfect opportunity to network and share our wines and values.
14 April 2022 - The Dilly

En Primeur preview in London.

Preview of the vintage en primeur and the vintage ready for sale for British trade professionals.

This annual event is an amazing opportunity for British trade professionals and the press to preview the vintage en primeur as well as the latest vintage ready for sale.
It is one of the key events for the British market.
Primeurs 2021 – Château Montlabert (Saint-Emilion), 25-26-27 April 2022

En Primeur time for all professionals.

For three days, hundreds of wine professionals freely taste more than 150 wines. A great opportunity to learn about the latest vintage.

En primeur week is an important time for the entire Bordeaux area, and a flagship event for the Grand Cercle.
For three days, hundreds of French and international wine professionals - merchants, wine stores, super- and hypermarket buyers, restaurants, sommeliers and importers - freely taste the new vintage of all our wines.
31 May 2022 - Château Taillefer (Pomerol) - Meeting with ISNAB students

Student meetings

For a full day, our talented châteaux welcome a group of students to make them discover their vineyards and taste their wines. These lead to amazing exchanges between winegrowers and the young generation !

Throughout the year, the châteaux of the Grand Cercle meet with students during tasting days.
These budding professionals, who are learning to become sommeliers, winemakers and salespeople, are our future ambassadors.
These events take place in a friendly atmosphere and give rise to wonderful exchanges between the winemakers and the younger generation, who share the same passion for wine!