At the heart of the vineyard, a convivial and environment-friendly place.
Priviledge living and working place for the wine-growers, the Bandol Wine House is located at the entrance of the medieval village of Castellet. Overhanging low restanques and vine fields, with the dark blue of the Mediterranean on the horizon, the Bandol Wine House gives back life to the ancient solar center.
The restoration of the buiding attempted to keep the spirit and the technical properties of this bioclimatic building while creating working and welcoming spaces.
We can mention these elements in particular among the natural assets of the building : architecture in raw clay bricks, sensing walls, natural cooling by ground-coupled heat exchanger, thermic sensors for heating and production of hot sanitary water,…
Favoring noble and natural materials -clay, wood, ironworks- the Wine House sets the tone from its wrought iron entrance embellished with the famous B : distinction, discretion, quality, just like a showcase for Bandol.
All year round, the Wine House is the headquarters of the Defense and Management of the Controlled Designation of Origin Organization, which manages all the files in relation with the AOC.
During summer, the structure equips itself with a tasting-and-selling space, largely open to the public.