Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois
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Le Musée du Château
de Ventenac

Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois

Minervois

Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois

Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois
 
Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois

A place, a history, a passion...
Cross the aisle vault, lined tanks of old Verrees, enter the heart of our cave and visit the museum. Follow the marked route and discover the old tools, cooperage, carriages and wagons old.
Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois
The Castle of Ventenac was erected in the eighteenth century on the foundations of an ancient castle. The name of Ventenac is its etymology in Roman times: Villa Ventenachus. Castrum Venthenacum was taken in the twelfth century by Simon de Montfort at the time of the Cathars. This is the nineteenth century that Ms. Seguy Saint Siran built the castle in its present form, giving it its prestigious appearance reminiscent of a religious building. At his death, the vineyard, the cellar and the castle became the property of Pauline Meyer. It is in 1938 that deal with the threat of war, the Meyer family left France...
  Specialties

The winemakers Ventenac resumed then the whole vineyard and winery. They grouped themselves into cooperative and decided to develop their wine together. Today, the winery produces 22,000 hectoliters in 4500 with Designation of Origin Minervois and 17,500 hectoliters in varietal wines of Pays d'Oc. Since 1957 a part of this production is bottled. Over the years, expertise and commitment to quality have evolved wines table wines, special wines AOC and we invite you to taste at the cellar. We have gathered here ancient coins, witnesses of the past where the vine, wine and agricultural activities consistent with the property.

Ventenac is located in the Minervois between Narbonne and Carcassonne.

To better appreciate our wines, please take a few steps to get to the restaurant "The Grill du Château" where our team will offer their specialties in accordance with our products ... you will find the cool in the shade of the mulberry tree as well as a beautiful view of the Canal du Midi and the vineyard.

We wish you a great tasting and a "Bon Appetit! "

Language(s):

Français - French - Französisch - Francés - Francese - Frans  
Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois

Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois

Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois

Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois
  Opening Le Musée du Château de Ventenac - Ventenac-en-Minervois:

- 01 january to 31 march - From 14:30 to 19:00
- 01 april to 31 october - From 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:30 to 19:00
- 01 november to 31 december - From 14:30 to 19:00
- Closed day(s): Sunday
 
La Région Languedoc-Roussillon Aude Tourisme Le Pays Cathare Le Canal du Midi Pays Touristiques de Corbières en Minervois
Equipments and Services:
 
  * Parking
* Unguided individual visits
* Unguided group visits
* Groups accepted
* Pets allowed
* Restaurant
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  Le Musée du Château
de Ventenac
 
Leisure - Museum
 
Château de Ventenac
11120 Ventenac-en-Minervois
 
Phone +33 4.68.43.27.34
Fax +33 4.68.43.65.94

Email -
chateaudeventenac minervois@wanadoo.fr

Website -
www.chateaudeventenac minervois.com

Prijzen, Tarieven -

Adult rate: Free
Child rate: Free
 
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