Explore the Best Wineries in Cognac

Located north of Bordeaux and very close to the Atlantic Ocean, Cognac is an historical French wine region. Cognac has six viticultural areas (Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne are the main ones) and it includes the famous Cognac AOC appellation, mainly related to the production of the Cognac eau-de-vie wine. By visiting wineries in Cognac you will learn more about the production of France’s most famous brandy and you will travel along dreamy countryside landscapes.

Are you looking for tips or advice on wineries to visit during your holiday to Cognac wine region? We have provided a list of wineries in Cognac open for visitors with direct booking options through our website. At WineTourism.com, we are available to answer any questions and help guide you towards the best fit when planning your wine region experience in Cognac wine region. We hope you will discover what makes the region special and enjoy your exploration of the unforgettable Cognac wine region!

Discover Cognac Bertrand, one of our partner wineries in Cognac.

Browse through the best selection of outstanding wineries

Cheer yourself up with a glass of Cognac.

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BOURGOIN COGNAC, Rue du Puit, Saint-Saturnin, France

Come visit a distillery respectful of traditions.

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Cognac Château Montifaud, Route d'Archiac, Jarnac-Champagne, France

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Explore the wine art and the wine tasting at Jules Gautret.

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Rue du Château, 17500 Jonzac, France

Enjoy a tour through modern winery and learn about winemaking.

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15 RUE DES FORGES Chermignac 17460 France

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Everything you need to know about wineries in Cognac.

The best period to visit wineries in Cognac is between May and September. Weather is slightly humid all year round, due to the currents coming from the Atlantic Ocean, but temperatures are always very pleasant and even during the summer not excessively hot.

Wineries in Cognac are mostly family-run and located in historic buildings that have been property of the family for years, or even centuries.

Cognac wine region is famous for its brandy-like Eau-de-vie wine called Cognac, so wineries in Cognac all produce amazing handcrafted Cognac and export it all over the world.

Wineries in Cognac have the best facilities to offer visitors the best and smoothest experience. They all have fully equipped tastings rooms where you will try their wines and Cognacs.

All of our partner wineries in Cognac have parking spaces for busses and reduced mobility access. Some of them offer activities for kids and allow you to bring a pet to your visit.

The most common grape variety used by wineries in Cognac to produce their wines and amazing Cognacs is Ugni Blanc (also known as Trebbiano). This grape variety is very resistant, high in acidity and has low sugar levels; this characteristics make it perfect for the production of wines that will successively distilled into Cognac.

Cognac is a brandy-like eau-de-vie that results from the distillation and barrel ageing of Pineau des Charentes wine. When not transformed into Cognac, this wine is often served as a light aperitif drink.

Check our what our partner wineries in Cognac have to offer and join them for an excellent tasting.

Some words to remember before you visit wineries in Cognac:

  • “Vignoble” – Winery
  • “Vin” – Wine
  • “Vignoble” – Vineyard
  • “Vigne” – Vine
  • “Dégustation de vins” – Wine tasting
  • “Cave à vins” – Wine cellar
  • “Vin rouge” – Red wine
  • “Vin blanc – White wine
  • “Vin rosé” – Rosé wine

If you want to say cheers in France, you definitely need to take some language classes.

Depending on the context, you can say “À ta santé! or “À la tienne!” if you are cheering with only one person. In case you are with a group of people, you can say  “A votre santé!” or if you would like to offer a toast, start your sentence with “À la santé de…!”

Are you interested in reading more about Champagne in France? Read our travel guide to Cognac wine region, or visit our selection of the very best guide of wine tastings and tours in Cognac that you can book during your stay.