The ODG AOC Ventoux reiterates its Banquet du Géant » PACA’s economic and political newsletter

This new autumn edition of the Banquets du Géant organized by the AOC Ventoux will be held on Sunday October 16 at the Château du Barroux.

The Banquets du Ge?ant are itinerant gastronomic and musical events, set up in unusual places in the four corners of the Ventoux appellation. HAS? On the occasion of the Fascinant Weekend, the AOC Ventoux invites the general public and sets up a single large and same table at the Château du Barroux, to invite you on a taste journey ” around the truffle » in accordance with a selection of wines from the appellation.

With starter: scrambled truffles, main course: Ventoux pork in its veal jus, crushed potato with truffles and vegetables, and dessert: truffle ice cream and curable seasonal fruits.

The winegrowers, equipped with their bottles, will be installed among the guests to share their passion and make discover their domains. The menu offers? by the Jaumard Brothers, truffle growers settled at the foot of Mont-Ventoux for three generations, will honor the roots of this privileged terroir, in harmony with the wines offered. To make the moment even more convivial, a DJ will propose a musical dressing to perfect this gourmet moment.

located? in an exceptional panorama, between the Dentelles de Montmirail and Mont-Ventoux, the Château du Barroux overlooks the Comtat Venaissin. Since 1929, the Vayson de Pradenne family has maintained this precious heritage.

Today, Jean-Baptiste and Fanny are passionate about the distillation of Whiskey which they carry out at? spelled base. The visit of the distillery and the tasting are offered on this occasion at an additional cost. (to be reserved as an option and by appointment on D-Day).

Marie Flassayer, Director of AOC Ventoux, “We choose exceptional places in our region to showcase the wines of the Ventoux appellation and the work of our local producers. »


Practical information

Event from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Single price: 45€

Barroux Castle: La Garenne – 84330 Le Barroux

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« Gathered to share, protect and cultivate the summit of the living. »

To the south of the Rhône Valley and in the heart of the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region, the AOC Ventoux covers a vineyard of 5,700 ha and two Regional Natural Parks. The Syndicat vigneron created in 1949 became the AOC Ventoux in 1973. It now has just under 150 cellars: 13 cooperative cellars and 128 private cellars. The AOC Ventoux brings together a community of passionate and dynamic winegrowers who produce red, white and rosé wines recognized for their freshness and aromatic diversity.

Thanks to the influence of the mountain, which culminates at 1912m, the AOC benefits from one of the coolest climates in the south of the Rhône Valley. In this exceptionally preserved natural setting, twice a biosphere reserve classified by UNESCO, the Ventoux winegrowers watch over the environment and the land that makes it so rich, and strive to preserve an extraordinary animal and plant biodiversity. An essential link in the attractiveness of the region, allied with all local actors, the AOC Ventoux promotes a unique terroir and is committed with all the actors of the territory to protect the living, revitalize the local culture and produce quality wines. .

The ODG AOC Ventoux reiterates its Banquet du Géant » PACA’s economic and political newsletter