in 1972, the Brotte Wine Museum was entirely restructured in 2000
in order to respond to the new wishes of its visitors: to learn
and and do research. Jacques Fanet, adjunct director of the Institut
National des Appellations d'Origine, took up the task of developing
the essentials focus on the history and the discussion of the "Appellation
d'Origine Contrôlée" (guarantee of the wines' origins):
how it started, its definition, its implementation.
public can then, at its leisure, do research on the land,
the grape varieties, and the work of Man, the three fundamental
elements that play a part in the appellation system.
addition, a rare treasure trove of old tools used in the working
of the vines and in wine-making is presented, including some
very special pieces, such as a 14th century 4,000 litre chestnut
wine barrel and a 16th century wine press entirely in wood.
trip in this world of culture, tradition and savoir-faire
finishes in the wine-tasting hall and wine cellar.
Museum and Wine Cellar cover two floors, with a total surface
area of 500 m². All rooms are air-conditioned.
||Musée du Vin Brotte
Tel.: 04 90 83 70 07
Fax: 04 90 83 74 34