The wines of Bergerac and Duras are an integral part of the rich cultural and culinary heritage of the Périgord Agenais region. Present in Dordogne and the Lot-et-Garonne since Roman times, the grape vines of the Bergerac and Duras wine districts allow for the production of a large range of wines, including reds, whites and rosés.
Benefiting from the warm temperate climate of the Dordogne region, the Bergerac and Duras wine districts stretch out of sight from the cities of the same name. Several tours are offered to wine enthusiasts on the Bergerac and Duras wine route. The winemakers welcome you into their vineyards for an introduction to wine tasting, with guided visits of the wine cellars and meals featuring local gourmet specialities. Then discover the chateaux and the ancient medieval villages which reveal the rich history and cultural heritage of the Périgord Agenais.
Two thousand years of winemaking tradition make this wine district an essential part of the fine food and culture of the Périgord Agenais district. From structured reds to dry or sweet whites and fruity rosés, the wines of Bergerac and Duras reflect the diversity of these wine districts. With a rich range of wines comprising five colours and seven origin-approved (AOC) wines, Bergerac and Duras offer a large assortment of grape varieties and flavours.
3 reasons to come here
1.Enjoy the natural environment: walk, bike canoe or horse ride.
2.Discover a well-preserved heritage: visit the chateaux and the medieval villages.
3.Savour the gourmet foods of Périgord Agenais with the best wines.
appellations 7 appellations
Monbazillac, Bergerac, Rosette, Pécharmant, Montravel, Saussignac, Duras.
Reds: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec.
Whites: Sémillon, Muscadelle, Sauvignon.