The Charentes vineyard is also known as the Cognac vineyard . This vineyard has the particular characteristic of being one of the last great vineyards intended for the production of alcohol. The vineyard dedicated to the production of Cognac covers approximately 75,000 ha. The production area covers Charente-Maritime , a large part of Charente , and some municipalities of Dordogne and Deux-Sèvres .
The Cognac vineyard is famous all over the world for its brandy. It stretches north of its famous neighbor, the Bordeaux vineyard , entirely dedicated to the production of appellation wines.
wine in Bordeaux , cognac and pineau in the Charentes , a wine vineyard and a vineyard in spirits, two different wine “cultures”. Our stays groups allow you to discover the similarities and the differences that have appeared in the development of the two vineyards.
Coming to Cognac means discovering the prestigious Trading Houses, taking a barge ride on the Charente, visiting the museums and the Discovery Area in Cognac Country, the castle of François I and the old town.
Guided tours of the city of Cognac : Cognac, the quays of the Charente, barge rides, the old town, the visit to the great Cognac Houses …
Visits and tastings in cellars and wine estates: Wine, Pineau des Charentes,
Visit – tasting of cellars at Cognac “Martell” : A heritage of 300 years. A know-how passed down from generation to generation to create cognacs served and appreciated throughout the world – on board the Orient Express or the Concorde, or during polar expeditions and royal weddings.
Visit – tasting of the cellars at Cognac Hennessy