Our family vineyard is passed from mother to daughter for 5 generations.
A paradox since in the country of "peyre" (stone in Gascon), the Castle of Payre (derived from the Gascon dialect "lou payre") which means the father!
The "Vic" estate and its house were bought
The "Vic" estate and its house were bought by the Roussereau brothers before the marriage between Miss Dumas and one of the brothers.
Inheritance of a vineyard covering 3.5 hectares.
Publication of the "Domaine du Vic"
Publication of the "Domaine du Vic" in the property directory by son-in-law Mr Isnel Guiraud.
Mr Jean-Pierre Arnaud (husband of Madame Simone Arnaud, daughter of Mr Guiraud) left for Paris to fetch his first car after three long years of waiting.
On his way back home, he sold several bottles of white wine. It was an avant-garde and postwar business, working through direct sales.
Sales of white wine
Establishment of Château du Payre
Mr Gino Marcuzzi married Monique, the oldest daughter. Thanks to a strong family bond, Château du Payre was able to firmly establish itself as a vineyard with the acquisition of red vines.
Valerie Marcuzzi, Mr and Mrs Marcuzzi’s second eldest daughter, married Mr Labrousse and continued the passing down of the family property for another generation.
the passing down of the family property
Valerie has managed the wine storehouse since 2006 which grew by 900 m² to meet European standards. It welcomes tourists from all over the world.
Since 2008, every wine is certified with the TERRA VITIS label, representing a sustainable and reasoned growing method.
Certification Terra Vitis
The regular and rising oenotouristic activity is done with the Bacchus theme at Château du Payre containing four rooms, and recently a table d’Hôte.
This professional reception is recognized by the chamber of commerce of Bordeaux :
A unique place in Bordeaux, seductive for the charm of its history and the pleasures of tasting and the table.
A rewarding experience in one place.