Tasting, TASTING

FIELD OF BILÉ

Land suitable for viticulture for centuries, come and discover the secrets of the vine in Haut Armagnac.

The history of Domaine de Bilé began in 1962, with the installation of the Della Vedove family in the south of the Gers in the commune of Bassoues. From 1968, the first rows of vines were planted and it was in 1973 that the first vintage of Eau de vie was distilled. Today Didier and Marie-Claude as well as their children Romain, Thibault and Lisa continue the adventure of the Domaine and share it with you during a guided tour of their vineyard, the wine cellars and the aging cellars of Armagnac. . The manufacturing techniques of the different productions, regularly rewarded in numerous competitions, will be explained to you.

A free tasting of Côtes de Gascogne, Floc de Gascogne and vintage Armagnac wines will be offered to you at the end of the visit. Every year, numerous medals reward the work of winegrowers, including the Floc de Gascogne rosé selected in the 2022 Hachette wine guide or the silver medal in the competition for great Armagnac eau-de-vie received for the vintage. 2012, aged for 10 years in oak barrels.

Various activities offered on site: artist exhibitions, Apéri'box from May, fun hiking trails to discover grape varieties in the vineyard and hiking trips around a lake and in a forest, picnic area, electronic bike rental.

Throughout the year, the Della Vedove family puts together a program of activities and festivities:
Picnic Day at the independent winemaker (national date);
In summer: country breakfast; Friday evenings, concert evening and Food & Wine pairings.
In November, there are open days around distillation with activities, visits, meals.

On request, for groups (seminar, meeting, relaxation day with sports courses, family gatherings, friends, businesses) possibilities of organizing themed tasting buffets in collaboration with partner restaurateurs and caterers and producers. Possibility of picnic basket with producer products (reservation recommended).

Ranking & labels

Opening

Open from April 01, 2024 to December 31, 2024
DaysDuration:
Monday 09:00am to 19:00pm
Tuesday 09:00am to 19:00pm
Wednesday 09:00am to 19:00pm
Thursday 09:00am to 19:00pm
Friday 09:00am to 19:00pm
Saturday 09:00am to 19:00pm
Sunday 09:00am to 12:30pm

Guided tours : * May to September : Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 14 p.m., 15:30 p.m. and 17 p.m. Sunday, at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. * October, November and April : Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 14 p.m. to 18 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Reservation preferable by telephone or email.

Prices

Free visit and tasting.

Free motorhome parking all year round.

Payment method

  • French bank and postal checks
  • Cash
  • Payment cards

Services

Equipments

  • Parking
  • Coach parking
  • Camper pitch
  • Playground for children
  • Access for disabled

Services

  • Picnic baskets
  • Drive
  • Distribution methods
  • Pet Friendly
  • Delivery
  • Guided tours
  • Online shop / sale
  • Shop

Comfort

  • Internet access

PRACTICAL INFORMATION & ACCOMMODATION

  • Minimum group size: 1 person (s)
  • Maximum group size: 200 person (s)