St Emilion to celebrate its ‘Ban de Vendanges’ 15 September – weeks before the actual harvest is due to begin!

The Jurade was created in 1199 by John Lackland, son of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henri II King of England to protect and give privilèges to the wines of St Emilion. Le temps d’un week-end à Saint-Emilion… Saint-Emilion, le 2 août 2013 Après 4 jours de folie qui ont embrasé la cité dans le cadre du … Continue reading St Emilion to celebrate its ‘Ban de Vendanges’ 15 September – weeks before the actual harvest is due to begin!