You are here

France's 'Disneyland of wine' sets heads spinning

New museum in Bordeaux offers visitors chance to taste 20 emblematic wines from across the globe

The Cite du Vin (above) wants to show how wine has shaped and enriched our world.

Visitors taking part in a sensory exhibit during the public opening of the museum (above).


IT HAS already been dubbed an "adult Disneyland" and "the amusement park of our dreams" by US college students.

But the Cite du Vin - a new museum in the French city of Bordeaux dedicated to the history of wine - is not quite the palace of bacchanalian revels of online...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to