Established by 80 winegrowing families,
Vignerons de Caractère have proven expertise
in producing wines in the
crus of Vacqueyras and Gigondas.

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Come and discover
their unique, elegant,
powerful wines

The Vignerons de Caractère cellar was created in 1956 by handful of winegrowers with rare expertise and a true passion for winemaking.
Sixty years later, the cellar is well-established, true to its values, and resolutely turned towards the future.

Discover our History

Our Terroirs & Wines

Guided by their unique know-how and enthusiasm, our artisan winegrowers make the most of their outstanding terroir to produce wines of character: crus from Vacqueyras to Gigondas.

Caveau de Vacqueyras

Discover our shop in a calm attractive setting at the Vignerons de Caractère cellar. Combining tradition and modernity, this 500 m² area includes a tasting room and sales outlet.

Upcoming Events

  • Randonnée Pédestre dans les Dentelles

    Randonnée Pédestre dans les Dentelles

    Starting from Beaumes de Venise, this beautiful 11-15 km walk (depending on your preference and physical condition) takes you through the vineyards in the heart of the Dentelles de Montmirail. Several stops are planned along the way, with seasonal foods and wines to match.

    34 € / adult – 20 € for children under 12. (Hiking, meals and wines included).

    Booking : 04 90 12 41 15 -

  • La Balade Gourmande (Nouveauté 2017)

    A Gourmet Walking Tour (New in 2017)

    Our first Gourmet Walking Tour will enable the whole family to discover our vineyards. Leaving from Vacqueyras, everyone proceeds at their own pace to visit the terroirs of our artisan winegrowers as far as the Plateau des Garrigues. You will be invited to taste our wines throughout
    the hike, including at an outdoor meal with our winegrowers. This day spent sharing a good time at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail will be an unforgettable experience.

  • Vendanges des Chefs

    Vendanges des Chefs

    We invite you to take part in an unforgettable daylong event in the heart of the Dentelles de Montmirail during the middle of the harvest. Combining a walk through the vines (to discover the different grape varieties, with tasting), plus a tasting of crus in the vineyard and a gourmet dinner prepared by regional chefs – disciples of Escoffier – this will be a day of varied sensual pleasures !

    Price : 45 €/person (hike, meal and wine included).

    Booking : 04 90 12 41 15 -

  • La Semaine du Goût 2017

    La Semaine du Goût 2017

    This «Week of Taste» is a much-enjoyed and convivial occasion that includes a trip to vineyards at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail and a celebration of the marriage of food and wine. The Semaine du Goût features an unusual terroir every
    year. Local winegrowers also take part in a gastronomic 8-course dinner prepared by well-known chefs, Disciples of Auguste Escoffier.

    Price : 68 €/person (meal & wines included).

Vignerons en Développement Durable

Our commitments

Committed to protecting the environment, sustainable agriculture, and economic development, the Vignerons de Caractère are willing to question preconceived notions about the world of wine.

That is why they decided to become members of the Vignerons en Développement Durable ("Winegrowers for Sustainable Development") association, and to receive certification to this effect.