The vineyards

The vineyard is located at the eastern end of the Pyrenees , where the mountain meets the Mediterranean …

Collioure, Port-Vendres, Banyuls and Cerbere are the 4 villages that make up this exceptional vineyard, steep, and on which the winemakers exercise their passion.

Local geography ( steep slopes between mountain and sea, schist soil terraced architecture) makes it impossible mechanization.

The average vineyard plots : 50ares

The INAO (National Institute of Origin Appellations) recognizes 3 appellations :

  • AOP Banyuls (since 1936)
  • AOP Banyuls Grand Cru (since 1962)
  • AOP Red Collioure (since 1971)
  • AOP Rosé (since 1991)
  • AOP White (since 2003)