Explore The Best Wineries in Provence

Provence is a dreamy southern French region, loved by many people around the world. This marvelous region has a lot to offer, from a shiny coastline, to green hills, ancient monuments and picturesque villages. Plus, Provence is an excellent wine region, full of wineries that awaits for you to come and try their superb wines. Provence wine region is an established wine-producing area offering numerous open cellar doors and tasting offers. Wineries in Provence are eager to welcome guests and share their wines and winemaking expertise. You will find a lot of wonderful wineries near the city of Aix-en-Provence or in the Coteaux Varois appellation, as well as hundreds of other attractions to visit throughout the region.

Are you searching for tips or advice on wineries and vineyards to visit during your holiday to Provence?

We have provided a list of wineries in Provence 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 Provence. We hope you will discover what makes the region special and enjoy your exploration of unforgettable Provence!

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Have an insider look into wine production by visiting Château Bas.

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Château Bas, Route de Cazan, Vernègues, France

Learn about the winery that owes its name to the Lords of Mauvans.

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2805 Route de Nice, 83400 Hyères, France

Château des Bertrands – Vineyard in the Heart of Natural Reserve

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Chateau des Bertrands, Route de la Garde Freinet, Le Cannet-des-Maures, France

A winery situates in la Londe-les-Maures growing the vines and their passion

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At the feet of the hills, come and discover this family wine-growing estate.

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Château Saint Hilaire - Vins & Huile d'Olive d'Aix en Provence AOP COTEAUX D'AIX EN PROVENCE, Coudoux, France

Château Saint Roux – Vineyard Where Tradition and Nature Reign Harmoniously

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RD17- Route de la Garde Freinet Le Cannet-des-Maures 83340 France

The best place to pursue your passion for wines and olive trees.

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Château Virant, D10, Lançon-Provence, France

Domaine de L'Olibaou, at the foot of Sainte-Victoire.

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769 Chemin Du Plan, Venelles, Bouches-Du-Rhône, 13770, France

Come admire the terrace vines under the Provencal sun.

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Domaine de la Font des Pères, Chemin de Pontillaou, Le Beausset, France

Explore the Provence to get the most extensive wine experiences.

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RD 561, 83560 Artigues, France

The enchanting environment of du Clos d’ Alari will stay with you for long.

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717 route de Mappe Saint Antonin du Var 83510 France

Come to discover a wide range of wines of Provence.

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Figuière, Route de Saint Honoré, La Londe-les-Maures, France

Map of Provence Wineries

Discover the location of wineries in Provence

How to Reach Wineries in Provence

Wineries in Provence are easily accessible by different means of transportation. 

Provence wine region is accessible by air thanks to two main airports: the international airport in Nice (NCE) is very close to the eastern appellations, while the Marseille-Provence airport (MRS) serves the western sub-regions.

Wineries in the Côte de Provence appellation are closer to Nice, while wineries located in the Côte d’Aix-en-Provence are more accessible from Marseille.

If you decide to visit wineries in Provence by car, or decide to rent a car at the airport or at the train station, there are several roads you can follow to discover the Provence wine region and its wineries. Here are some suggestions:

1. Brignoles/La Celle/Tourves/Saint Maximin-La-Sainte-Baume/Ollières/Pourcieux/Pourrières (40km)

2. Brignoles/Le Val/Correns/Châteauvert/Barjols/Pontevès/Cotignac/Entrecasteaux/Saint Antoinin du Var (64km)

3. Brignoles/Rocbaron/Garéoult/Néoules/La Roquebrussane/Nans les Pins (55km)

4. Bandol/Saint Cyr sur Mer/La Cadiere d’Azur/Le Castellet/Le Beausset/Sainte Anne d’Évenos (27km)

5. Aix en Provence/Puyricard/Venelles/Le Puy Sainte Réparade/Rognes/Lambesc (42km)

The rail service in France is very efficient and widespread. The main stations closest to the wineries in Provence are Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and Avignon. TGV trains arrive here from the main French cities. From Paris just ask for a ticket on the TGV Méditerranée.

Other train destinations close to the wineries in Provence are Cannes, Nice and Toulon, which is on the coast between Marseille and Nice.

Read More about Wineries in Provence

Everything you need to know about wineries in Provence

Provence is beautiful and welcoming every season of the year because of its climate and geographical position. However, the best season to visit wineries in Provence are either Spring, especially April and May, or the beginning of Autumn.

Summer it’s a very hot season in Provence, and due to the presence of several famous seaside destinations, such as St. Tropez, the whole region becomes very crowded. Plus, the more you move away from the coast, the more the climate becomes dry and hot. But from mid-June to mid-July, lavender fields all over Provence start to flower and it might be great to discover wineries in Provence while driving across wonderful lilac fields.

The Provence wine region covers a big portion of the actual administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (also known as Région PACA).
Wineries in Provence are numerous and most of them have similar characteristics but each one produces its own variety of wine.

Here are the most common typologies of wineries in Provence:
– family owned and with a rich family history
– located in historical buildings
– organic wineries
– dynamic and modern wineries

Wineries in Provence are mostly located in the middle of the gorgeous southern France countryside, surrounded by immense fields and vineyards.
Even though most of them are hosted inside historical buildings, wineries in Provence feature a lot of useful facilities to make your visit more enjoyable.

Wineries in Provence:
– have reduced mobility access so everyone can enjoy their wines
– allow visitors to bring their pets (always check with them upon arrival on whether pets are allowed into the wine cellar)
– have parking spaces for busses
– offer activities for kids

Only a very limited number of wineries has a hotel inside their estate, and only a few have a restaurant on site.

The most common grape varieties grown by wineries in Provence are:

– for red and rosé wines: Carignan, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache and Maurvèdre.
– for white wines: Clairette, Ugni-Blanc, Samillon and Rolle.

Learn more about wines in Provence and in the single appellations with our Travel Guide to Provence Wine Region.

Some words to remember before you visit wineries in Provence:

  • “Vignoble” – Winery
  • “Vin” – Wine
  • “Vignoble” – Vineyard
  • “Vigne” – Vine
  • “Dégustaction 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…!”

Or you can simply say “Chin!”

Frequently Asked Questions about Wineries in Provence

Selection of the most frequently asked questions about Wineries in Provence.

Most of the wineries in Provence are located in the wine regions in the countryside. The best way to prepare a visit to a winery in Provence is to book your visit in advance on our website.

These wineries in Provence are open to the public with booking in advance:

This is our selection of small & boutique wineries in Provence that you can visit:

Use our interactive Provence winery map to browse wineries near Nice, Toulon and Aix-en-Provence.

Are you interested in reading more about Provence in France? Read our Travel Guide to Provence Wine Region section, or visit our selection of the very best guide of Wine Tasting & Tours in Provence that you can book during your stay.