For those who prefer to enjoy a concert close to the vineyards, in the courtyard of a château or in the heart of a picturesque village, head for the Wine Route of Saint-Emilion, Pomerol and Fronsac, where two major events await you:
> For lovers of classical music: from 29 March to 12 December “Les Grandes Heures de Saint-Emilion” opens the doors of the greatest châteaux of Saint-Emilion, in which world-famous artists will give high-quality classical concerts. Among these artists, the pianist and winner of the prestigious World Piano Competition, Fanny Azzuro, who will perform at Château de Ferrand and Laure Colladant one of the best pianists today who will perform Chopin at Château de Pressac.
> For jazz lovers: on 20 - 21 - 22 July, the Saint-Emilion Jazz Festival invites you for three days of festivities and music. Free and paid-for concerts have been scheduled to introduce you to jazz nuggets like the legendary Maceo Parker, who will close the festival at the "Scène des Douves". The other highlight of this festival will be the Musical Tasting at Château Soutard, which will be hosted by the French guitar prodigy: Sylvain Luc. Added to all these festivities: a gourmet market, pop-up wine bars and many other attractions, rich in colours.