Debay Wine Cellar is a unique architectural work built by the French in Ba Na Hills. This attraction is always attract tourists both domestic and foreign to come and discover. In this article, we will show why this place attract many tourists that much.

Debay Wine Cellar Ba Na Hills

History of Debay Wine Cellar

The French built hundreds of villas, hospitals, post offices… right on top of Ba Na since 1919 to 1938. These architecture work are used to serve the vacation needs of officials, French military officers, French merchants and wealthy Vietnamese people. Debay Wine Cellar was elaborately built in 1923. They built this wine cellar with the purpose to store wines and especially famous wines brought from France. After being devastated by war bombing, this poisonous wine was rebuilt and put into operation to serve tourists to experience.

About Debay Wine Cellar

Location

Debay Wine Cellar is also known as Ba Na Wine Cellar –  located in the Ba Na Hills area. The mind rests on the top of Chua Mountain. This mountain is the highest peak of the Truong Son range. It will take about 1 hours to come to Ba Na Hills from Da Nang city center.

Best time to visit Debay Wine Cellar

Debay Wine Cellar is located in Ba Na Hills on Chua Mountain, the weather will mild and agreeable. However, you can go to this attraction in summer season (from March to September) to fully enjoy the beauty of this place and many attractions in Ba Na Hills such as Fantasy Park, Linh Ung Pagoda, Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Gardens, Golden Bridge,…

Outside the Debay wine cellar
Outside the Debay wine cellar

Opening Hours

Debay Wine Cellar will open from 08:00 to 17:00 daily. This is also the opening hours of all attractions in Ba Na Hills. 

How to get to Debay Wine Cellar

Because Debay Wine Cellar is located at Ba Na Hills, you just only to come to Ba Na Hills to experience this attraction. Hoi An to Ba Na Hills by private car and Da Nang to Ba Na Hills by private car will be the perfect choice for you to choose from. However, you can book a taxi or rent motorbike to go to Ba Na Hills.

Debay Wine Cellar is not include in Ba Na Hills ticket, so you have to buy a ticket to experience this place. There will be the ticket that you can consider to choose from:

  • Silver package: 100,000 VND/person (entrance fee and one standard drink)
  • Golden package: 200,000 VND/person (entrance fee and one high-end drink)
  • Platinum package: 300,000 VND/person (entrance fee and one platinum drink)
  • Children under 1,4m: FOC (without drinks)

Debay Wine Cellar ticket class

Note: Under-18 visitors are limited to only non-alcohol drinks

The Special of Debay Wine Cellar

There is no wine cellar in Vietnam as unique as this wine cellar in Ba Na Hills. This architectural work is extremely unique, dug deep into the mountain with a total length of 100m, 2.5m high and about 2m wide. Additionally, there are also storage cellars, distilleries, bar areas, fireplaces and lounges inside this wine cellar.

Underground path of Debay Wine Cellar
Underground path of wine cellar

Currently, the wine cellar has a total of 14 wine racks, including 9 small racks and 5 large racks. Each wine cellar inside Debay Wine Cellar is owned by owners of villas or racks in Ba Na Hills. Additionally, because it is located in the heart of the mountain, the temperature in the cellar is always 16 – 20 degrees Celsius. This is the ideal temperature to preserve wine. So that why the wine stored will always maintain its quality and taste in Debay Wine Cellar.

Debay wine cellar

When you come to this wine cellar, you can not only admire the unique architecture but also the beautiful landscapes surroundings. This wine cellar is located near Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Gardens so you can enjoy the cups of wine while admiring the beauty scenery of this gardens.

Le Jardin D'Amour Flower Gardens
Admire the flower garden while enjoying wine

Things to do in Debay Wine Cellar

Explore the Beauty of Architecture

The Unique of French architecture will make you fall in love at the first sight. When you go into the cellar, you will see wine storage holes dug deep into the side of the cellar. The inside of the wine cellar is luxuriously designed, divided into many different areas such as a wine storage area with separate small cells, a wine bar, a fireplace and a lobby area.

wine storage

The entire of Debay Wine Cellar has aristocratic architecture, with French characteristics through natural indigenous materials. The main color of this wine cellar space is deep color. Furthermore, items such as the bar, lobby, wine display cabinets and wine barrels are also the color of faded oak. That will provide the ancient and opulent atmosphere in this wine cellar. So, you can not only taste a cup of wines but also learn more about the French architecture when you come to Debay Wine Cellar.

Debay bar lobby
Typical French style

Taste many types of wines

When you come Debay Wine Cellar, enjoy a cup of wine is always the must-do things. The wine in this wine cellar is not only are they excellent bottles of wine, some of the wines here also represent a luxurious lifestyle of those who enjoy it. Their flavor not only brings a completely luxurious experience but also has a gentle and passionate taste. These wines will meet your demand at the first taste.

Bar Debay
Enjoy wine at Debay Bar

Additional, tourists also have the opportunity to learn more about the history of wine production. However, if you know the effects of alcohol on your health and know how to use, wine can bring you the best health benefits. 

Enjoy delectable cuisine

The cuisine in this wine cellar is also the plus point. If you want to more fully enjoy the flavor of wine, you can move to the second floor area. There will be many kinds of dishes that you can choose to enjoy with wine. This is an area serving a variety of Asian and European dishes, combined with many outdoor buffets. Delicious dishes will make your experience in this place more delicious and attractive. Especially, you can enjoy delicious dishes and panoramic views of flower garden from this area.

French dishes
French dishes are served in the wine cellar

Participate the wine festival

You have the opportunity to participate and admire the Ba Na Hills Wine Festival at Debay Wine Cellar of May yearly. There will be many countries famous for wine coming to Ba Na Hills during this time. This festival will also introduce interesting information related to wine such as the history of the wine industry, wine processing and production processes, how to enjoy wine properly…

the wine festival

Moreover, you can not only learn more about the wine but also the admire the colorful performance of professional dancers during this festival. So, if you come to Ba Na Hills in May, don’t forget to come and explore this festival.

Attractions nearby the Debay Wine Cellar

Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Gardens

Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Gardens is a place that visitors cannot miss when coming to Sun World Ba Na Hills. The 9 gardens at Le Jardin D’Amour are 9 fascinating stories set in  unique architectural spaces, that creating a poetic and fragrant scene. Sunlight combined with blooming flowers will make you fall in love at the first sight. This garden is nearby the wine cellar, so you can easily to go to this place.

Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na Hills

When mentioning famous attractions in Ba Na Hills, Linh Ung Pagoda is also an attraction you cannot mention. This is one of three famous pagodas named Linh Ung in Da Nang. The fresh air and peaceful atmosphere in this pagoda will make you will more relax. Furthermore, you can also see the breathtaking landscapes and Da Nang city from this pagoda.

Linh Ung Pagoda at Ba Na Hills
Shakyamuni statue in the grounds of Linh Ung Pagoda

Tips when travelling in Debay Wine Cellar

Although it need ticket to come to this wine cellar, the number of tourists coming here is not small. Therefore, if you don’t want to crowded, it will be better to go on weekdays.

Because Debay Wine Cellar will be 3 kinds of ticket to come to this place, you can consider ticket prices depending on your demand before buying.

Tourists and families with young children must pay close attention to their children. Do not let your child run or play around with bottles or wine. 

Ba Na Hills has many other attractive attractions that you will regret if you miss them, so remember to arrange a reasonable time to enjoy this place and Ba Na Hills too.

Conclusion

Debay Wine Cellar is always a perfect attraction for wine lover. With fine wines, delectable foods and unique architecture, all of this make this place attracts many tourists all over the world come and experience. So, come to have an unforgettable in this wine cellar right now.

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