10 years after the purchase of Château Grand Corbin by SMA BTP (Mutual Insurance) and following extensive restorations and modernisation a new era begins. We decided for the first time to open the property to the public. Here find a full range of visits and events to help you (re)discover this place with family and friends.
The Discovery tour
A guided tour and tasting is a great way to understand the complex, year-long work involved in producing a Grand Cru Classé wine. Come and discover Château Grand Corbin from the vineyards to the cellar with this 1 hour visit. You will learn about the estate and its history, an explanation of our terroir and tour of the technical facilities. We will finish the tour with a tasting of two wines: Charmes de Grand Corbin our second label ad Château Grand Corbin, Grand Cru Classé.
Two Banks of Bordeaux tour
With this tour you will discover the specific properties and differences of both the Right Bank and Left Bank Terroirs of Bordeaux. Explore our 2 estates, Château Grand Corbin and Château Cantemerle of Haut Médoc (5th Grand Cru Classé). Discover their unique terroirs and vineyard environments. This 1h30 visit will include a tasting of 4 specially selected wines from both châteaux, to allow you to appreciate the character of each of them.
Extend your ‘Two Banks of Bordeaux’ tour with a moment in our garden to enjoy a glass of Château Grand Corbin accompanied by a platter of local cheeses, charcuterie and the traditional macaroons of Saint-Émilion. An enduring moment of the St Emilion art de vivre awaits you in a wonderful setting with family or friends. We also offer local fruit juices for children.
The Private Table
The Private Table of Grand Corbin is available for those wishing to experience the finest pairings of wines and seasonal cuisine. Set in the formal dining room, in the heart of the château, menus are paired with the wines of Château Grand Corbin. The intimate setting and creative cuisine with a private chef or a friendly, country-style barbeque in the garden (according to the season).
Only by reservation.
Please find below a contact form for your visit request. We will come back to you as soon as possible with the confirmation.
We look forward to welcoming you very soon to Saint-Emilion and Château Grand Corbin!
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4 reasons to choose Saint-Emilion as destination
1/ The largest monolithic church in Europe
This huge lady carved out of a single block of rock at the end of the 11th century is breathtaking. Guided tour via the Tourist Office
2/ The first vineyard listed by Unesco
Religious architecture, wineries and small architectural monuments (vineyard huts, washhouses, watercress beds, mills, etc.) are all expressions of Saint Emilion’s richness to be discovered.
3/ World famous wines
Strong of 20 years of experience, l’Ecole du vin (School of Wine) offers training ranging from initiation to an advanced stage of tasting.
During the Spring Festival in June and the « Ban des Vendanges » in September, the members of the Jurade parade through the city, dressed in the traditional red dress around many activities.
4/ A gourmet destination
Macarons from the Ursuline sisters, Bordeaux-style lamprey, crémant from the Cordeliers cloister…
Stars everywhere with Michelin Star restaurant such as La Table de Pavie ** by Chef Yannick Alléno, Le Logis de la Cadène * by Chef Alexandre Baumard and Les Belles Perdrix * by Chef David Charrier.
Bordeaux fête le vin
Tastings, exhibitions or even fun, cultural and festive events spread over these 4 days along the banks of the Garonne.
24h du Swing
Jazz festival in Monségur
The Battle of Castillon
500 volunteer actors and 35 riders will offer during 15 performances a grandiose outdoor show evoking the final battle fought in Castillon, between the Anglo-Aquitaine forces and the French army.
European Heritage Days
Montgolfiades de Saint-Émilion
Group flight of many hot air balloons. https://vignesetballons.com
Les Grandes Heures de Saint-Emilion
Classical music and wine in wineries. The association Les Grandes Heures de Saint-Emilion offers high quality classical concerts throughout the year in the essential wine properties of Saint-Emilion.