|Type(s) of agriculture||Responsible farming / High Environmental Value (HVE3)|
|Activities||Outdoor activities / Tasting / Walking path/visit of the garden / Sale of local products / Visit the field/the cellar by appointment|
|Services||Accessible to disabled persons / Area child / Vignobles & Découvertes certified|
This cooperative winery is on the foothills of the Sainte-Victoire, among pine forests and olive groves. Six centuries ago, the emblematic figure of the Provencal history Roy René said that he would drink “no other wine than rosé from Puyloubier.” This favour was certainly related to a quality terroir that today's winegrowers are still making good use of.
The cellar of Les Vignerons du Mont Sainte-Victoire offers its house wines and many local products; it is also the starting point (or arrival) of beautiful hikes to discover the Cézanne landscapes.
The cooperative vinifies the harvests from a neighbouring vineyard: Domaine Captaine Danjou. It bears the glorious name of a Camarón hero, a Mexican battle in which some French soldiers valiantly resisted 1800 Mexican infantrymen and cavaliers. Property of the Foreign Legion, it is operated by retired legionaries who work it sustainably and harvest no less than 40 hectares of vineyards classified Côte de Provence Sainte-Victoire. Much of the 2,000 hectolitres produced annually will lighten the troops’ mood of all the Legion bases worldwide.
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