Paris Wine Museum--Musee du Vin Paris 5/7 Square Charles Dickens Rud des Eaux Paris. Museum open Tues-Sun 10-1800. Restaurant open Tues-Sat 12-1500. Fee: Unguided tour of museum + 1 glass of wine € 11.90; Unguided tour + 3 glasses of South-West wines (red, white, rose) € 17; Unguided tour + 3 glasses of wine A.O.C. animated by an expert (20 Min) € 27; assortment of 3 cheeses € 7. Having lunch at restaurant gives free access to museum.
This market hall, constructed of stone, wrought iron, and glass, was built in 1869 by architect Charles Burguet in the quartier des Chartrons, the historic hub of Bordeaux’s wine trade that dates from Roman times. Restored in 1998, the building is now a center for cultural events, concerts, and exhibitions. Nearby are two museums of note, the Musée du Vin et du Négoce, on the history of the wine trade, and the Arc en Rêve Center for Architecture. Place du Marché des Chartrons…
Cahors is the capital of the Lot. The town lies in a meander of the river Lot and is almost completely surrounded by water. The establishment of this place goes back to the Romans. The old town of Cahors is largely preserved. The Cathédrale Saint-Étienne, La Chantrerie, Musée du Vin, now an exhibition space, église Saint-Barthélemy, the Pont Valentré, Museum Henri Martin. It is known also for fine wine.
Lods has a unique landscape, as the River Loue cascades directly through this picturesque town. The village has preserved the historic winegrowers’ houses and is home to Musée de la Vigne et du Vin (wine and vineyard museum).