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Domaine Francois Villard

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The wine estate was founded 1989 from scratch by François Villard who is still the at its head to this day. Overlooking the Rhône River, the Domaine François Villard is situated in Saint-Michel-Sur-Rhône, in the north of the Rhône Valley If now has more than 42 hectars of vines, supplemented with purchases grapes and produces around 450 000 bottles year. 23 ranges of quality wines are produced in Condrieu / Cote Rotie / Saint Joseph / Saint Peray / Cornas / Crozes Hermitage AOC and IGP Collines Rhodaniennes. François Villard did not start out to be a wine maker. At first, he worked in the restaurant business as a chef. Having a real passion for wine and after some decisive meeting, François decided to start a career as a winemaker. He began planting wines in 1989 and made his first Condrieu in 1991. We are proud to produce quality wine. For us, it is very important to let our soils and vines express themselves naturally through each vintage and bottle. It is for this reason we obtained the ECOCERT label since august 2022.

  • Appellation: SAINT JOSEPH / CONDRIEU / COTE ROTIE / CORNAS / CROZES HERMITAGE / SAINT PERAY
  • Owner: Francois Villard
  • Winemaker: Francois Villard
  • Varieties Grown: Viognier, Syrah
  • Age of Vines: 45hectares / 15-40 years old
  • Altitude: Granit-Shist
  • Farming Methods: ORGANIC LABEL

Wines

Red Rose White Sparkling Sweet Fortified Spirits Cider