Discover the vineyards of Charente during a weekend
Take advantage of your stay in the Charentes region to visit its most beautiful vineyards
What could be better than taking advantage of a weekend or a stay in the Charentes region to come and discover the Charente vineyards? Our team proposes you today to discover more in detail why the visit of the Charentes vineyards is an essential step of the region not to be missed!
Discovering the different wines of the region
In Charente, you can find Vins de Pays, Cognac houses such as Hennessy, Maison Camus, Remy Martin, famous Charentais wines such as Pineau des Charentes.
Your visit may lead you to discover the first French liqueur wine, called Pineau des Charentes, a mixture of Cognac brandy and fresh grape juice. We also love to discover the multitude of Charente wines, available in all colors: white, red, rosé with noble and carefully selected grape varieties. Cabernet-sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir, chardonnay or sauvignon, these wines, which can be found in many restaurants, reflect the traditions of the region and its terroir.
Cognac, a white grape variety that covers the Charente region
Labeled Vignobles et Découvertes, the Charente Cognac vineyard is spread over nearly 75,000 hectares across the Charente and Charente-Maritime regions. With its generous, gourmet characteristics, its incredible landscapes, its activities throughout the seasons and its great heritage, the Cognac vineyard is a must-see destination for all lovers of oenology, but also for the most curious!
Discover a local tradition and craftsmanship
Discovering the vineyards of Charente is above all an opportunity to dive into the ancestral heritage of the region and its traditions. During your visits, you will meet different winegrowers, all of them as passionate as each other by their job.
More than 4500 winegrowers are spread over the Charente vineyards and open their doors to you throughout the seasons to make you discover their trade, their know-how but also and above all their passion for the vines. Discover the distilleries, the cellars, their daily life... you will discover as many wonders in bottles as breathtaking landscapes.
Visit the vineyards through the seasons
You will discover different things depending on the time of year you decide to visit the vineyards.
If you choose to visit the vineyards in winter, especially in December, January or February, you will be able to discover the distillation period, indoors.
If you choose to visit in the summer, you will have the opportunity to attend events organized by each of the respective family farms, such as guided tours and storytelling through the vineyards. The warmer summer nights also allow for evening walks, picnics and aperitif-concerts.
Organize your stay in Charentes-Maritime
You wish to stay in Charente in order to be able to make the tour of the Vineyards during a weekend or more? Our Hotel Saintes Ouest Recouvrance offers you to discover its comfortable rooms, perfect to rest between two visits of the region.
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