Nowadays, the environmental aspect is an integral part of our priorities.
This is why, since the beginning, the Château du Payre has always worked with a desire to respect the environment in order to reduce the carbon footprint and to favour the French short circuit. In this environmental approach:
More information in our environmental charter.
Since 2020, our entire vineyard is in conversion to organic farming. The first official certified organic vintage will be from the 2023 harvest.
Château du Payre loves to produce different styles of wines. Some are light and
fruity, others are deeper and richer in tannins ; some can seduce many of you to enjoy everyday and others will be sharper and more complex to enjoy on dedicated events. Also, few wines can
be perfect to drink now, meanwhile, others will enjoy a longer rest in your cellar...
In addition to respect the Terroir, Château du Payre is part of suistanable approach from the vine plant to the bottle. We have joined Terra Vitis since 2008.
Indeed the Château du Payre practices environmentally friendly agriculture from the vine to the bottle. Terra Vitis is a movement of passionate winegrowers who respect viticultural practices.
It is a quality approach that aims to respect the environment and the vine to produce ecologically responsible wines.
This translates into measures to preserve the biodiversity of the fauna, flora and wine landscapes.
The well-being of the consumer is at the heart of the Terra Vitis quality approach, which translates into quality, healthy and authentic wines.
The independent winemakers union missions are based on two main themes : how to support and promote the work of an independent winemaker.
This charter "Bien Vivre Ensemble 33" (wich means "Living Well Together 33") was drawn up by the Chamber of Agriculture and the communities of communes concerned.
This charter acts on the neighbourhood and community aspects, but also on the involvement in the sector. It testifies to the commitment of our vineyard to respect our environment and its surroundings. Our will to live in harmony with our close neighbours
Independent winemaker since 2014
Since 2018, every wines of the property are recognized under the label "HVE3". Thanks to strict advice from professionnal agrologists and technical improvement in the vineyard started in 2016, we are now able to produce wines without pesticide residues.
2020, we continue our efforts to preserve the environment and to produice organic wines helped by our new equipment such as weather station.
Our first certified harvest will be in 2023.
See our environmental charter.