In MIGRON (5 KM Domain)
ECOMUSEE DU COGNAC :
On a family winery founded in 1850 Tesseron house invites you to discover the secrets of cognac. The museum is at the heart of the family business founded in 1850.
The museum of the winemaker Charentais , the world of cognac at a wine of the nineteenth century are reconstructed through the habitat of the culture of vines, a cooper’s workshop , the wine cellars or old signs and labels .
An audiovisual show » Cognac 2000 years of art and history » and a sensory trail visitors are traveling to the country flavor .
Cognac and cigar, their parallel adventures and tasty alliances tell through the permanent exhibition : » the road to Havana . »
In the herb garden bloom more than one hundred varieties of flowers and herbs .
The ECOMUSEE COGNAC
Logis des Bessons , 17770 MIGRON
05 46 94 91 16
In SAINT -ROMAIN -DE- Benet (40 KM Domain)
THE HAMLET OF PIRELONGE :
Composed of five old farms , the village has become a living museum of rural traditions Saintonge . André and Jean- Marc Brillouet , from a family of winemakers and distillers from father to son since 1750 , tells the story of the distillation , alcohols , perfumes, the cognac and Pineau .
In winter, visitors can attend the distillation of spirits of cognac .
Visiting aging cellars and paradise is in the program. The hamlet is surrounded by lavender fields for the production of essential oils . A museum dedicated to them. During the walk, the permanent collections allow visitors to discover the evolution of stills , the first known ( terracotta , 5000 years) to those of today , to weaving , embroidery in gold thread, papermaking …
Many festivals and events punctuate the year celebrations stills , lavender , harvest …
FIELD AND DISTILLERY BRILLOUET
Hamlet Pirelonge , 17600 ST ROMAIN DE BENET
05 46 02 00 14