standard-title The museums of Saint Aulaye

The museums of Saint Aulaye

Loading…
  • Exhibition at the Pastel Museum of Saint Aulaye

    Exhibition at the Pastel Museum of Saint Aulaye

  • The Alembic from the Cognac and wine Museum

    The Alembic from the Cognac and wine Museum

  • The Wine press from the Cognac and wine Museum

    The Wine press from the Cognac and wine Museum

The Cognac and Wine museum

Formerly located in a wine producing area, Saint Aulaye has a Museum dedicated to the history of Wine, Cognac and Pineau. Discover the various procedures involved during the making of Cognac and the important work of the  « maître de chai« .  Admire the wine presses and the impressive 18th century Alembic where the wine is distilled. Visit the cellar used to store this precious mixture, at the end of your tour you can have a little sample…..*.

For more information, visit the Saint Aulaye website .

 

*  Alcohol is dangerous for your health, consume with moderation

The Pastel Museum

In 2010 the Mairie and Association du Pastel en Périgord (founded in 2003) created the Musée du Pastel (Pastel Museum) exposes a permanent collection made up from various works obtained during the International Pastel exhibition or from other temporary expostions

The International Pastel exhibition brings together over 300 works. A hundred guest artists expose their creations in different areas: the leisure center, the Pastel Museum and the Salle de l’Horloge.

For those who would like to try the « Pastel » adventure,a  5-day course are offered by professionals artists (sessions and rates available on the website Pastel en Périgord)