Visiting the wine estates in Auch and around will be the best way to learn more about the terroir, the grape varieties used and to taste a diversity of wine pleasures.
The mosaics of the Villa Gallo-Romaine de Séviac in Montreal-du-Gers bear witness to the age of the wine theme.
Terroir, climate and combined knowledge give the wines of Gascony all their richness and diversity.
The Gers vineyard covers more than half of the Department, even sharing appellations with the neighbors of Hautes-Pyrénées, Pyrénées Atlantiques, Landes and Lot et Garonne.
The vineyard on the map
The vineyard à la carte
From the aperitif to the accompaniments of main dishes; desserts and cheeses after the meal: the appellations of the Gers accompany all the pleasures of the table. No need to brag about the conviviality that reigns around ...
Côtes de Gascogne and Côtes du Condommois (IGP) wines
The Côtes de Gascogne vineyard stands out on the ridges of the hilly landscapes of the Gers. Although it was for a long time dedicated to the sole production of Armagnac, today the winegrowers create wines that reflect their joie de vivre, gourmet wines. Like the Tarriquet, here we produce in majority White wine. From fresh, light, fruity wines ...
The Gers vineyard is the first producer of white wine in France and the leading French white wine exported to the world.
Côtes de Saint-Mont wines (VDQS)
The wines from this very old vineyard is of great finesse. Note the pride of a Country: the old Sarragachies vineyard plot classified as a Historic Monument for its exceptional character.
Madiran (AOC) and Pacherenc wines
A release of complex scents of fruits and flowers ...
They are known for the famous red wines and the late harvests.
Bruno CASASSUS 'favoriteMontus blanc 2011, Alain Brumont, Pacherenc-du Vic-Bilh sec: a very great white wine, fine and elegant, with a balance between minerality and delicate woody, aromas of fruits and flowers.
A name singing no, for the oldest brandy in the world !? Armagnac has made Gascony wine renowned.
It is produced in the Gers and the Landes, on an area of 900 ha, on three terroirs: Bas Armagnac, Armagnac Ténarèze and Haut Armagnac. It's a surprise for many, but in Auch and nearby, we produce Armagnac well!
The Floc de Gascogne
Floc de Gascogne, white or red, is a ancestral recipe fruit of the marriage of two thirds of fresh grape juice and one third of young Armagnac. As an aperitif, it's a sweet delight! There are as many flavors and nuances of Floc as there are wines and winegrowers. A palette is available to you! Do you have a favorite among those tasted !?
Floc de Gascogne is the result of a 1976th century recipe. that the distant ancestors of our winegrowers made known to the great people of the time. Before being baptized “Floc de Gascogne” (in XNUMX when it was put on the market), we called him « Lou Floc from us Which means "the bouquet of flowers from home".
Especially in summer, we gladly try our hand at Floc de Gascogne cocktails recipes, winegrowers and barmaids: Moji'Floc, Floc-Tonic, Floc-Fizz and other delicacies to taste very fresh!
Ready for discovery?
From planting the vines to the harvest; from the still to aging techniques; from rows of vines to cellars; from markets to shops; from the profession of manufacturer to tasting, our winegrowers welcome in their domain or castle.
In organized or improvised visit, with passion they share and introduce you to flavors.
Follow the “Vignobles & Découvertes” label
The label Vineyards & Discoveries aims to promote tourism on the theme of wine and vineyard (distinction of ministers responsible for agriculture and tourism). Professionals who display this label undertake to comply with numerous requirements:
- a quality reception in French or in a foreign language,
- a very particular sensitivity to the world of wine,
- a taste for transmission,
- openness to natural, cultural and human heritage.
In Montreal-du-Gers, The Memory Factory (also Tourist Office) invites you to discover the Gers vineyard, in a playful, scripted and participative way.
Apply for the card
Public chat www.tourisme-gers.com, you will easily find accommodation, a restaurant, cellars, activities selected for their knowledge and promotion of the terroir: you will be able to vary the pleasures!
The “Road of the Gers and Gascony vineyards” map is available from the Gers Tourist Offices: we will give it to you on request during your visit. ,, in the limit of the available stock.
Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health.