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The Bordeaux Wine Festival

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The biggest wine festival in Europe is coming to Liverpool


The famous Fête le Vin in France’s wine capital of Bordeaux is widely regarded as the leading European wine event – and it’s making its UK debut in Liverpool.

Take your specially-branded Bordeaux wine glass and carrying case and enjoy up to six tastings along with the chance to learn all about the diversity of Bordeaux wines from the official ‘L'École Du Vin De Bordeaux’ - Bordeaux Wine School. Visitors can then purchase Bordeaux wine during the event.

Your ticket entitles entry to one of the three-hour sessions across the weekend. Please note tickets are non-refundable or exchangeable so ensure you select the correct session you wish to attend. Bordeaux Wine Festival Liverpool tickets start with a limited  early bird offer of £19.50  including administration fee. General tickets will then be released for £21.50  including administration fee.

The Bordeaux Wine Festival will take place in Liverpool on the final May bank holiday weekend and will coincide with the spectacular Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta. Tickets are now on sale, starting from £21.50, and are available here

Now in its eleventh year, the biennial festival regularly attracts hundreds of thousands of wine lovers to the French city’s riverfront, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Now, the acclaimed festival is heading to the UK for the first time and will be staged on Liverpool’s equally famous waterfront.

While the Fête le Vin has been previously held in Hong Kong, Quebec, and Brussels, organisers had never considered the UK as a host venue until now.

What makes the wine in Bordeaux so special?

The region is renowned for its unique terrior, which refers to the special environmental factors which create the high quality vines.

Bordeaux and the surrounding areas produce a large and diverse variety of wines. With a vineyard area of over 112,000 hectares, it is the largest area of wine growing in the whole of France with wine made by more than 6,500 producers, with 54 varieties of wine being produced.

The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta and the Bordeaux Wine Festival forms part of the Liverpool 2018 programme which celebrates ten years since the city’ game-changing year as European Capital of Culture.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Season (25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018)


Friday, 25th May 2018 - Monday, 28th May 2018

Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018
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