A discovery trail at Domaine de Perreau
Gaëlle Reynou-Gravier is the 5th generation of the family to work on the property which cultivates 21.4 ha spread over Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, Lamothe-Montravel and Montcaret. The estate, Terra Vitis-certified, is committed to biodiversity conservation and development through its discovery trail for all the family, open from 1st June to 15 August on Wednesday mornings and Friday afternoons.
Tel: +33 (0)5 47 56 01 61 – +33 (0)6 81 08 98 36.
Domaine de Perreau
Eco-responsible approach at Château Puy Servain
The estate has initiated a sustainable development and eco-friendly approach (in its vineyards and its wineries). The estate is located on a summit swept by the Atlantic winds, thus its name (Puy means summit and Servain means windy or served by the wind). The property can be the departure point for a great trek which joins the Moulin de Ponchapt loop.
In Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt (Calabre).
Tel. +33 (0)5 53 24 77 27.
Château Puy Servain
A dose of history at Château de Montaigne
The property blends oenology, history and literature and perpetuates the spirit of the writer and humanist Michel Eyquem de Montaigne who was born (1533), lived partly and died (1592) here. Montaigne Tower is open for public visits. Here, you will discover, amongst other things, the famous Greek sentences and maxims engraved on the beams of the library where Montaigne wrote his “Essays”.
Open daily in the summer from 10am to 6:30pm.
Guided tours only.
Prices: €9 for adults and €5 for 5-12 years old
Tel. +33 (0)5 53 58 63 93.
Vineyards from 1749 at Château Moulin-Caresse
The history of the vineyards here dates back to... 1749! And it has been handed down from generation to generation. The vineyards, set on Montravel and Bergerac terroirs, stretch over 52 ha and towers 80 metres above the Dordogne Valley. The wine is made and aged with “love, cooperation and determination”, a combination of tradition and modernity, focusing on sound family expertise.
Open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm.
Tel: +33 (0)5 53 27 55 58.