Art and Culture

Maison des Vins de Cadillac

The new Vines and Wines Museum at the Maison des Vins de Cadillac is housed in La Closière, an attractive 18th century manor house.  Visitors can take advantage of an informative and entertaining tour perfectly adapted to families.  The exhibition is dynamic, educational and interactive. If features panels (in French, English and braille), scale models, an "olfactory piano", winemaking tools, different-size bottles and activities for children.  If visitors desire, the tour can end with a tasting of regional wines, including sweet white ones, as well as a look at the boutique.

Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley

 

This historic 1904 stone building serves as a stylized backdrop for Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley—“a life aesthetic.” As an art, design and collective wine-tasting gallery among an outdoor sculpture garden, Ma(i)sonry offers guests a differentiated lifestyle experience in wine country. Located in Yountville, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley features a rotating collection of limited-production wines and internationally renowned art and furnishings to appreciate and acquire. Guests are welcome to peruse Ma(i)sonry’s galleries seven days a week, with seasonal evening appointments until 9pm.   

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

Grande Provence Wine Estate wears her 300 year history with dignity. She sits in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, surrounded by 47 acres of lush vines. Home to award winning wine, superb cuisine, finest art and 5 star accommodation. The Gallery at Grande Provence has quickly established itself as a leading location for contemporary South African art and a home for some of the most highly regarded South African artists.

Château d'Arsac

Ce Château du Médoc ne cesse d’innover, notamment avec sa collection de photos dans les chais, et sa vitrine permanente d’œuvres d’artistes internationaux qui invitent à la réflexion dans le « Jardin des Sculptures ». Le château est une combinaison intelligente de lignes classiques du 12ème siècle et de surprenantes touches de modernité, telles que le toit transparent ou l’immense Diagonale d’Arsac, conçus par le propriétaire Philippe Raoux, l’architecte bordelais Patrick Hernandez et le sculpteur Bernard Venet.

 

Château d'Arsac

 

This Medoc château manages to continually innovate, evidenced by photography collections in the winery, and a permanent display of thought-provoking works by international artists in the sculpture garden. The château building is a clever combination of classic lines that date back to the 12th century and startling modern touches, from the transparent roof to the immense "Diagonale" d'Arsac, all conceived by owner Philippe Raoux, Bordelais architect Patrick Hernandez and sculptor Bernar Venet.

Chateau Paloumey

Passionate about modern painting, Martine Cazeneuve wanted to invite art into Paloumey. Since its renaissance in 1990, the chateau has exhibited paintings and sculptures by various artists once or twice a year. During private viewings, art lovers can discover new works and share their emotions. The property opens its doors to visitors all year round and cultivates the marriage of art & wine around a tasting of Château Paloumey!

Vergelegen Wines

Vergelegen, meaning situated “far away”, was granted to the Governor of the Cape in 1700. Today, this most prestigious and awarded wine estate offers its 100 000 annual visitors a unique combination of heritage, environment and hospitality while standing at the forefront of South Africa’s recent renaissance. The estate has hosted high level dignitaries which include Nelson Mandela, the Queen and ex-president Clinton.

Grande Provence Heritage Estate

Located in the heart of the picturesque Franschhoek Valley, surrounded by lush vineyards and rugged mountains, Grande Provence Wine Estate wears her 300 year history with dignity and is home to award winning wine, superb cuisine, fine art and 5 star accommodation. The Gallery is a leading location for contemporary South African art. Closely linked to The Gallery at Grande Provence, The Shop provides opportunity to purchase works by artists and crafts people all-year-round.

Finca Valpiedra, S.L.

A beautiful chateau-style winery located in, the Martínez Bujanda family have roots in Rioja dating back to 1889, and have created a wine museum that explains the culture and techniques that have been used in Rioja over the past centuries. Finca Valpiedra also has a renowned private art collection, and has extensive facilities for holding exhibitions and other cultural events, from a traditional 19th century cellar to modern.

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