île d´Oléron, brand of ‘les Vignerons d´Oléron’, co-operative in Saint-Pierre-d´Oléron (bois ordinaires)

 

In the beginning of the 19th century wine-growing is the most important source of income on the island. In 1925 the first co-operative starts and after the Worls War there are five co-operatives with altogether 6000 hectares of vineyard. The economic crisis that followed led to the fusion of the five co-operatives into one: ‘La Cave des Vignerons d’Oléron’. Nowadays around fifty wine-growers participate with 320 hectares of wine.

Range (bois ordinaires): VS, VSOP, XO en VS Louis Pearle, VSOP Louis Pearle, en XO Louis Pearle.


http://vigneronsoleron.fr/
Address: 37 Rue de Bonnemie, 17310 Saint Pierre d’Oléron. Telephone:  0546 470032. The shop has regular opening hours.

 


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