Whilst in the you will be wandering around the abbey de la Sauve Majeure, why not take a moment to visit its Maison du Vin (its wine house), in which you can lean everything there is to know about the local wine production- and its relationship with the monks. What’s more, the wine house, which is also the headquarters of the union of Entre-deux-Mers' of wines, is located right next to the Abbey de la Sauve Majeure. There is a permanent exhibition “Monks and wine in the Middle Ages” as well as a free wine tasting opportunity where you can taste three different glasses of local wine. And before you leave, don’t forget to check out the medieval garden!
The Maison des Vins of Entre-Deux-Mers region is open all year-round
Low-season opening times (October 1st to May 31st): Monday to Friday, 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 5pm / High-season opening times (June 1st to September 30th): Monday to Saturday, 10am - 12:30pm, and 2pm - 5:30pm
The Abbey is open every day all year-round (except Mondays from Oct. to June)
Low-season opening times: 10:30am - 1pm, and 2pm - 5:30pm / High-season opening times: 10am - 1:15pm, and 2pm - 6pm. Last access 40 minutes before closing.