Prince de Didonne, brand of cooperative of Saint Sulpice de Royan

Branch office in Fontbedeau near Saint Sulpice de Royan


Founded in 1984 under the name of Coöpérative Agricole des Cantons de Cozes et de Saujon Sémussac. Now called Cave cooperative de Fontbedeau and part of the Groupe Charentes Alliance, which also includes Unicognac. The name Cave de Didonne is also used.
Several hundred wine growers from the bons bois region have joined this cooperative. The best-known brand of cognac they produce is Prince de Didonne.

Range: VS, VSOP, Napoléon, XO. They also used to make an Extra.

Other brands they make or have made in the past:

  • Geoffrey de Didonne
  • Guillaume de Didonne
  • Guibert de Didonne
  • Mourier


Update 2020: around 2016, Cave Coöperative de Fontbedeau became part of the Jules Gautret cooperative (Caves).
Address: Les Caves de Didonne, Carrefour de Fontbedeau, 2 rue des Roseaux, 17200 Saint Sulpice de Royan. Telephone: 0546 064999. (Opening hours from Monday to Saturday from 9h – 12h30 and 14h30 – 18h30; in July and August every day from 9h – 12h30 and 14h30 – 19h and on Sundays from 10h – 13h and from 15h – 19h).


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