Château d'Oupia

André Iché, who passed away in November of 2007, was a legend in the Languedoc. He inherited a 13th century castle and a large estate in the barren Minervois region, tended his very old vines and made wines but sold everything in bulk to local négociants. Years later, a Burgundian winemaker happened to taste his […]

Château Massiac

Chateau Massiac has a long history that dates back to the Roman Empire when this area was colonized by the Romans using the nearby Mediterranean port (30 kilometers) of Narbonne as an access point. In the 17th Century, two brothers from Massiac in the Auvergne region traversed the area in service to the King of […]

Domaine Matassa

Tom Lubbe is a New Zealander who grew up in South Africa who then ended up founding iconoclastic and influential Domaine Matassa in the Roussillon. After working in South African wineries, he landed in the Catalan village of Calce, interning at Domaine Gauby. After three years, Tom founded his own estate in the area, focusing […]

Domaine de Majas

Agnès and Alain Carrere grow traditional, authentic wines from organic vineyards in the harsh landscape of the Pyrenees. Their passion and dedication are evident in every bottle, with wines that genuinely express the unique terroir of the Pyrénées Orientales, the difficult winters and hot summers of the region, and the balance that results from having […]

Mas de Daumas Gassac

Mas de Daumas Gassac was founded in 1970 by Véronique and Aimé Guibert, and at the time they didn’t necessarily intend on planting vines and making wine. They had bought the property simply because they were enchanted by the beautiful Gassac Valley in the Hérault départment and felt that it had potential. They just weren’t […]

La Baronne, Corbières

The history of the the Lignères family is one of doctors with wine in their veins. André, a general practitioner and Suzette, a pharmacist, have been followed by their children Jean, the village doctor in Moux like his father, his wife Anne, Paul, a dentist and Geneviève a pharmacist-biologist. The family’s ties to the wine […]

Faillenc Sainte Marie, Corbières

Remains of a Roman winery have been found at the site of the Domaine Faillenc Sainte Marie, a testament to the ancient tradition of winegrowing at that location. The domaine, in its present form, was founded during the reign of Louis XIV by an officer returning from service on the Indian subcontinent. Situated just outside […]