L'académie de l'Opéra National de Bordeaux en concert au Chateau de Ferrand
louise jÉgou, Deborah salazar & jan myslikovjan,
the young artists of the Bordeaux National Opera Academy

After the successful “Summertime” recital in 2023, this year the Bordeaux National Opera Academy invites you back to Château de Ferrand for an event concert: :

SUNDAY 23rd JUNE 20245.00 pm
“La Source de la musique, From Bach to Verdi”

For this second edition, the public will be invited to stroll through the estate for an itinerant concert that takes Bach’s music as the source of all other music. After the concert, you’ll be invited to share a moment of conviviality around Ferrand’s wine.

Supporting the academy

Since 2023, Pauline Chandon-Moët and Château de Ferrand Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé, accompany the young artists of the Bordeaux National Opera Academy. This project is in line with Pauline’s ongoing desire to promote the development of young talent.

Initiated in 2022, the Bordeaux National Opera Academy’s mission is to give young artists at the end of their studies, the opportunity to perform on the stage of this prestigious Bordeaux institution.

For the 2023/2024 season, it is Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece La Traviata that gave rise to the creation of the show La Traviata revisited last February.

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© Crédits photos : DR, Atelier Octogone, Célestin Coutaud

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For the Saint-Emilion Open Houses on 4 & 5 May 2024, Château de Ferrand Grand Cru Classé is opening its doors over the weekend!

Come and discover the estate, its history and its wines during a visit, guided by a member of the château team.

To round off the visit, you’ll be invited to taste two wines:

  • A vintage of Château de Ferrand Grand Cru Classé de Saint-Emilion, served in magnum
  • A vintage of the estate’s second wine, Le Différent de Château de Ferrand.

Then, extend the moment with lunch on the terrace overlooking the vineyards with our partner food truck Le Chausson Gascon!
Delicious chaussons baked over a wood fire to enjoy with a glass of Château de Ferrand.

A great idea for a day out with family and friends in the heart of the Bordeaux vineyards!

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 2024
10.30am – 5pm
Free visit and tasting, no booking needed.

Would you like more information about this event?
Please contact our team on +33 5 57 74 47 11 or by email at communication@chateaudeferrand.com

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With Christmas just around the corner, the Château de Ferrand hospitality team wants to make you dream. To round off the year in style, bring your family and friends together for a Wine Time in the Orangerie, or take part in a Christmas Macaron workshop with Marilyn Madray, the Château de Ferrand Chef. Experience the magic of Christmas surrounded by your loved ones, in the midst of the vineyards of a Grand Cru Classé!

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Wine Time AT Château de Ferrand

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Like an English tea-time or a lounge lunch, Château de Ferrand invites you to enjoy sweet and savoury mignardises created by our Chef, accompanied by a vintage wine from the estate.

Wine Time at Ferrand is a flavorful experience that invites you to discover the Orangerie, the centerpiece of the château. In the depths of winter, you and your family and friends can take your place in this cosy, warm universe. A place where wine and gastronomy come together in a version adapted to this unique moment, at the heart of a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé.

Price: 29 € /person (incl. VAT)
Tuesday to Sunday
Time slots: 11am, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

L’atelier de Ferrand: make your own Christmas macarons

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For the Christmas season, Château de Ferrand opens the doors of our Chef’s kitchen to a unique culinary experience. Join us, or offer one of your loved ones, a private cooking class to learn how to make Christmas macarons, in the heart of a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé. You’ll leave with your very own macarons.

In addition to this culinary experience, we’ll take you behind the scenes of the estate with a private tour of the cellars and a tasting session with commentary by a sommelier. Let yourself be carried away by the magic of Christmas in the heart of the Saint-Emilion vineyards!

Price: 135 € /person (incl. VAT)
Wednesdays December 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2023
Duration: 5 hours, from 1pm to 6pm

Looking for inspiring ideas to please your loved ones? This Christmas, find the perfect present with our selection of gift ideas around wine. Discover Chateau de Ferrand’s favourite vintages in different formats and our Gift Vouchers for a unique experience in the heart of Chateau de Ferrand. Inspirations for a magical Christmas !

A grand cru classé under the CHRISTMAS tree

As the holiday season approaches, our sommeliers selected for you their favourite wines to please your loved ones for Christmas.

First top wine of our sommelier is Château de Ferrand 2016 Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé. Combining finesse, elegance and freshness, this iconic vintage of Bordeaux is perfect to put under the Christmas tree or to enhance your holiday tables. Discover our special 24-bottles offer and 1 or 2 bottles boxes.

Second favourite bottle, let yourself be seduced by Château de Ferrand 2014 in large format. A Grand Cru Classé vintage, it boasts excellent balance on the palate and supple tannins. The fruit dominates the mid-palate, with a beautiful aromatic return and a charmingly long finish. Served in magnum, it reveals all the charm of Château de Ferrand’s terroir. Presented in its wooden case, it’s the ideal gift for wine lovers.

Visit our online boutique and enjoy of our Christmas offers until December 31st.
Delivery is offered in France from 24 bottles.

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gift vouchers

This Christmas, offer moments of happiness at Château de Ferrand with our Gift Vouchers. Discover our wine experiences and offer a unique moment at Château de Ferrand Grand Cru Classé Saint-Emilion. Visit of the property, blind tasting, blending workshop or Masterclass around great vintages…. Whether you are an amateur or an expert, there is an experience for all wine lovers. Alongside the château’s sommelier, the guests will discover the estate, its history and its wines.

Looking for a unique getaway to offer? Discover our gift voucher for a stay in the vineyard. Valid for one year, it includes a night in the Park room, a dinner at the Private Table, a visit of the property and tasting of its wines with the sommelier of the chateau.

Choose the perfect present with a stay in this historic and familial property at the heart of the Bordeaux’s right bank. A unique experience in a magical to discover the French art de vivre. Our Hospitality offers a special welcome, to make the escape at Château de Ferrand an unforgettable experience.

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Since 2013, Vinotrip has been giving you the opportunity to discover France’s vineyards through stays and weekends combining gastronomy and oenology. Right at the beginning of the adventure, the two co-founders of the agency, Adrien & Julien, started looking for partners in the vineyards.

A visit to the Château de Ferrand in the summer of 2013 was the start of a wonderful partnership that has now been running for 10 years. The spirit of this Grand Cru Classé, steeped in history in the heart of Bordeaux’s right bank, quickly won over the Vinotrip teams!


On the one hand, there’s the Vinotrip spirit: a small team of enthusiasts who explore the wine routes to create unique tours: wine and food breaks that can be fully customised to suit your desires. From day trips to full stays, Vinotrip gives you the opportunity to discover France’s vineyards in a simple, friendly way, with a wide range of activities.

On the other, the spirit of Château de Ferrand: a historic, family-run estate located in the heart of a preserved natural environment just a few kilometres from Saint-Emilion. Wine, architecture, gastronomy, contemporary art… This Grand Cru Classé is definitely a place where the arts meet. Completely renovated in 2019, the château offers visitors a warm and unique setting. At Château de Ferrand, hospitality is a fundamental value, an art de vivre. Wine is at the heart of the experience, for stays, Wine Tours and events.

Destination Bordeaux – Vinotrip

Vinotrip invites you to discover the secrets of the Great Wines of the Right Bank during a blending workshop at Château de Ferrand. You can also join Vinotrip for our unique experience at the Château.

Chateau de Ferrand et sa cour d'honneur

Tasting of the estate’s best vintages, strolling in the park, reading by the fireplace in the Grand Salon or even enjoying a gastronomic dinner at the Private Table… Only 50 kilometres from Bordeaux, Château de Ferrand opens its doors all year round for a tailor-made stay in the heart of the Saint-Emilion vineyards.

Located on the clay-limestone plateau of Saint-Emilion, Château de Ferrand benefits from a breathtaking view over the Dordogne valley. Completely renovated in 2019 by designers Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku, this Grand Cru Classé property is a place where arts come together.

On the first floor of the chateau, the three warmly decorated and refined rooms invite you to escape for a weekend in the vineyards.
During your stay, enjoy the chateau’s different private areas: the Grand Salon, with its fireplace and art works from the Bic Art private collection, the dining room and the Petit Salon with its view over the park.

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When the afternoon comes to an end, the vineyards are quiet again and nature takes its rightful place over human activity. You will then be invited to share a moment of conviviality as you discover the estate accompanied by one of the chateau’s sommeliers. This private tour ends with a tasting of our wines in one of the tasting rooms.

At nightfall, continue your “Grand Cru Classé” experience with a dinner in the chateau’s dining room. At La Table de Ferrand, wine and gastronomy come together for an unforgettable experience. The private chef and sommelier work together to create a unique menu using local and seasonal produce, sublimated by the estate’s finest vintages. During this gastronomic interlude, our team offers you the chance to enjoy rare bottles from Chateau de Ferrand’s collection of old vintages. Accompanied by the sommelier, head down to the chateau’s cellar to choose a wine from the estate to accompany your dinner.

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La table de ferrand

A stay at Château de Ferrand means discovering a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé, its history, heritage, gastronomy and wines. But above all, it’s a unique experience based on the French Art de Vivre, in a magical place where you’ll feel right at home. A special welcome awaits you, to make your stay at Château de Ferrand an unforgettable experience.

Our team is waiting for you, book now your stay in the heart of the vineyards!

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Discover the Hospitality at Château de Ferrand

Château de Ferrand is delighted to win the “Exceptional Offer” prize in the “Stay at the Estate” category at the 5th Wine Tourism Awards organised by Terre de Vins on 7th June in Lyon.

Miguel ARY, Hospitality Manager at Château de Ferrand, was on hand to receive this prestigious award! A great reward for our Hospitality team and our stay offers.

Launched in 2018 by Terre de Vins in partnership with Atout France, the “Trophées de l’Œnotourisme” is the only annual competition that honour estates in each French wine region for the excellence of their wine tourism service in nine categories. Its aim is to shine the spotlight on wine estates and châteaux offering an innovative range of services tailored to French and international customers.

Completely renovated in 2019, Château de Ferrand Grand Cru Classé de Saint-Emilion has three guest rooms and opens its doors for a tailor-made stay in the heart of the vineyards. Our team welcomes you for a unique experience, at the heart of this family estate where wine, art and gastronomy come together.

Book your “dream nights”

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Every summer, Château de Ferrand invites you to take a gourmet break
in the heart of the vineyard. 

On a stroll through Saint-Emilion or after a wine tour discover our new gourmet experience:


Daily menu or selection of mature cheeses to share… Discover the seasonal menu of our chef Marilyn Madray, to be enjoyed with a glass of Château de Ferrand.

With family or friends, share a gourmet moment in an exceptional setting.

Open from May to August.

Would you like to book a table? Contact our Hospitality team on +33 5 57 74 47 11 or by email at oenotourisme@chateaudeferrand.com

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The Primeurs Week 2023 has come to an end!
As a real highlight for all the Bordeaux winemakers, it took place from the 24th to the Friday 28th of April. The En Primeurs Campaign is an exclusive sale for La place de Bordeaux: it allows wine traders to pre-order wines of the last vintage that are still in barrels. The shipping will take place two years after the bottling of the wine. This year, the focus was on the vintage 2022, one of the greatest ever produced in Bordeaux!

At Château de Ferrand Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé, the first tastings took place from the 5th of April. In total, we welcomed more than 250 people from all around the world – from the USA to Taiwan, Islande or Abu Dhabi. Our guests were able to enjoy the visit of the property, the Primeur tasting and a diner in the Orangery of the Château.

An exciting week full of meetings and discussions around this great vintage!

Discover Château de Ferrand 2022 Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé, by Philippe Chandon-Moët and Gonzague de Lambert

Vintage 2022 in few words…

The 2022 vintage was globally marked by good climatic conditions.
Beginning of April, two particularly intense episodes of frost threatened the region but thanks to its elevated position, the Ferrand vineyard was spared.
During the very hot and dry summer, the Ferrand vineyards were not significantly affected by water stress. Indeed, the plant was suitably supplied with water thanks to Ferrand’s unique clay-limestone terroir, that absorbed the rain water in the winter.
The vines demonstrated their resilience, the result of soil tilling and leaf canopee management work performed throughout the year.

Harvesting for the 2022 vintage began on the 5th of September (first time in the property’s history!) and was completed on the 5th of October, making a total of 13 harvest days spread out over the course of a month. Extraordinary weather conditions, with warm days and cool nights, allowed us to take our time with the harvests in order to obtain optimum maturity.

Château de Ferrand 2022 blend is 66% Merlot and 34% Cabernet Franc. It is a dynamic, expressive wine with a very good balance: a faithful reflection of the limestone terroir of Château de Ferrand. 2022 marks the second year of Château de Ferrand’s organic conversion.

Discover some scores of Château de Ferrand 2022

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Exposition "L'Humble Bic" dans le chai de chateau de ferrand

From the 5th April to the 31st of August, the musée de la Création Franche is unveiling a selection of works from its collections in the barrel cellar of Château de Ferrand.

“L’Humble Bic” includes 62 works created by 24 artists, which all have one thing in common:  the use of ballpoint pen. A tool of simplicity, inexpensive and democratic, it is for the authors of art brut an “easy”, immediate medium, in keeping with the spontaneity of this form of expression.

Thanks to the personal and industrial history of its owners, Château de Ferrand has recently opened up to a new artistic and cultural dimension, which has given rise to this unique exhibition. The Bich family has long been aware of the way in which artists and creators of all kinds have seized upon this very simple tool, the BIC® Cristal®, and has begun to build a collection of contemporary art, alongside the BIC company.

When Pauline Bich Chandon-Moët discovered that the Musée de la Création Franche had a collection of one thousand two hundred works created with a biro, it seemed obvious: when the museum was closed for renovation and expansion, it was only natural that Château de Ferrand offered to display a small part of the museum’s collection in the cellars.

Opened in 1989 in Bègles, the Musée de la Création Franche explores the territories of art brut, popular art and naive art. It houses a rich collection of 20,000 works, the first public collection in history dedicated to outsider art and related fields in France. It has just been awarded the title of “Musée de France”.

Looking for a family-friendly activity around Bordeaux? Until August 31st , discover this exceptional exhibition in the heart of the Saint-Emilion vineyard. For the youngest visitors, games booklets are available as a fun way to explore the exhibition, aged 3-5 years and 6-10 years.

EXHIBITION OPENS tuesday to sunday from 10 am to 6 pm.

entry free of charge.

for any further information or bookings: 

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