Wine museum is toast of the town

Located in the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux's new 10-storey wine museum is designed to look like the swirl of alcohol in a glass. Seven years in the making, the new landmark, which takes a theme-park approach to its exhibits, aims to attract 4
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Located in the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux's new 10-storey wine museum is designed to look like the swirl of alcohol in a glass.

Seven years in the making, the new landmark, which takes a theme-park approach to its exhibits, aims to attract 450,000 visitors each year. It will open on Wednesday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 29, 2016, with the headline 'Wine museum is toast of the town'. Print Edition | Subscribe