Exploring World's First Wine Theme Park & Museum In France!

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La Cité du Vin, which translates to "the city of wine"," is a full-blown Wire Theme Park & Museum that has opened in Bordeaux, France. It is housed in a stunning structure. Notably, Bordeaux is one of France's most famous wine-making regions. La Cité du Vin, which translates to "the city of wine"," is a full-blown Wire Theme Park & Museum that has opened in Bordeaux, France. It is housed in a stunning structure. Notably, Bordeaux is one of France's most famous wine-making regions.

La Cité du Vin, which translates to "the city of wine"," is a full-blown Wire Theme Park & Museum that has opened in Bordeaux, France. It is housed in a stunning structure. Notably, Bordeaux is one of France's most famous wine-making regions.

There are 20 wine-themed sections and exhibits that cover the history and culture of wine. There are 20 wine-themed sections and exhibits that cover the history and culture of wine.

There are 20 wine-themed sections and exhibits that cover the history and culture of wine.

Moreover, there is  a 250-seat auditorium for classes, screenings and wine-tasting sessions in the 10-story building Moreover, there is  a 250-seat auditorium for classes, screenings and wine-tasting sessions in the 10-story building

Moreover, there is a 250-seat auditorium for classes, screenings and wine-tasting sessions in the 10-story building

It  also has two restaurants on-site. One offers dishes made from in-season regional produce, while the other boasts of 800 bottles of wine from around the world and some special-seeming tapas (small Spanish savoury dishes) It  also has two restaurants on-site. One offers dishes made from in-season regional produce, while the other boasts of 800 bottles of wine from around the world and some special-seeming tapas (small Spanish savoury dishes)

It also has two restaurants on-site. One offers dishes made from in-season regional produce, while the other boasts of 800 bottles of wine from around the world and some special-seeming tapas (small Spanish savoury dishes)

Visitors can also embark on this 50-seat simulator boat ride. In this 10-minute fantastical journey, they will experience the voyages from 6,000 BC to the present day, taken by merchants who have carried wines around the world. Visitors can also embark on this 50-seat simulator boat ride. In this 10-minute fantastical journey, they will experience the voyages from 6,000 BC to the present day, taken by merchants who have carried wines around the world.

Visitors can also embark on this 50-seat simulator boat ride. In this 10-minute fantastical journey, they will experience the voyages from 6,000 BC to the present day, taken by merchants who have carried wines around the world.

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Visitors can participate in a workshop that educates on the art of wine tasting in a rich buffet of colours, images, smells, flavors and textures of wine. Visitors can participate in a workshop that educates on the art of wine tasting in a rich buffet of colours, images, smells, flavors and textures of wine.

Visitors can participate in a workshop that educates on the art of wine tasting in a rich buffet of colours, images, smells, flavors and textures of wine.

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While there may already be museums such as Hameau Dubœuf (France), California Wine Museum (USA) and Koutsoyannopoulos Wine Museum (Greece), the things that set La Cité du Vin apart are its size (3.3-acres) and extensive coverage of the topic. 
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