Explore the Best Wineries in South West France

South West France is a vast and diverse wine region that has a lot to offer. The wine production of wineries in South West France might seem similar to those in Bordeaux, due to its proximity, but truth is that South West France wine region has its own character and style of wines. Discover with us the best winery for your trip to South West France.

South West France wine region has numerous open cellar doors in many awe-inspiring appellations such as Dordogne/Bergerac, Tarn et Garonne, Côte de Gascogne. Wineries in South West France are eager to welcome guests and share their wines and winemaking history. You will find a lot of wonderful wineries near Cahors or Bergerac 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 South West France?
We have provided a list of wineries in South West France open for visitors with direct booking options through our website. We hope you will discover what makes the region special and enjoy your exploration of the unforgettable South West France!

Discover the vineyards at Domaine Plaimont, one of our partner wineries in South West France.

Browse through the best selection of outstanding wineries in South West France

One of the oldest wines in the region boasting a unique wine tourism experience.

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Chateau Adelaide, cinq Peyres Cahuzac sur Vère 81140 France

Produce well red wines and Armagnac with best French oaks

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Lieu-dit Gensac Condom 32100 France

Witness a Unique Combination of Modernity and Heritage!

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1850 Route de Cordes Gaillac 81600 France

Taste exquisite red and white wines of Château du Bloy.

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Le Blois, 24230, Bonneville

Château Maresque – The Oldest and Beautiful Vineyard In France

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586 Chemin des Crêtes Gaillac 81600 France

Meet the third generation at this Malbec specialist vineyard.

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les roques saint vincent rive d'olt 46140 France

Evade your tensions away with a glass of wine at Clos Cavenac South west winery.

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Clos Cavenac, Cavenac Sud, Castelnau-sur-Gupie, France

Come discover an organic & biodynamic vineyard in AOC Côtes de Marmandais.

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Domaine de Beyssac - Vignobles V&F Broutet, Marmande, France

Winemaking Is a Passion for the Owners.

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14,Les Grimards MONTAZEAU 24230 France

Enjoy the wine tour by visiting Domaine De Perreau.

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PERREAU SAINT MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE 24230 France

The Captivating Winery Will Leave You Mesmerized.

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Lieu-dit Les Sarrades Puy l’Evêque 46700 France

A place where you can taste rhymes with conviviality and discovery.

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Domaine Gayard - GAYRARD & CIE, Milhavet, France

Map of South West France Wineries

Discover the location of wineries in South West France

How to Reach Wineries in South West France

Wineries in South West France are easily accessible by different means of transportation. 

The closest international airport to wineries in South West France is the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (TLS). Toulouse is the biggest city of the wine region and it’s right at the crossroads of all the main appellations.
Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD) is close to wineries in the Bergerac sub-region (120km).

If you wish to visit wineries in South West France by car, to get the best landscapes and find the best wineries, drive to Toulouse, Cahors, Auch, Albi, or Bergerac. From there, get lost along countryside and hilly roads that will lead you to incredible wineries in South West France.


You can also look for the Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle pilgrims’ trail that goes towards the Pyrenees.

There are many stations you can get to if you decide to visit wineries in South West France by train.
The best choice is to arrive with a TGV to a big station, for example Bordeaux, Toulouse or Limoges. From here, you can get trains to smaller stations closer to wineries in South West France.

  • From Limoges you can get a direct train for Cahors or travel to Bergerac from Bordeaux.
  • If you wish to visit wineries in Dordogne, you can stop in Langon, Marmande, La Réole.

Read More about Wineries in South West France

Everything you need to know about wineries in South West France.

South West France wine region stretches more or less from the Pyrenees to Bordeaux wine region.
Climate can vary across the wine region, but the best period to visit wineries in South West France is autumn. September and October are pretty warm months but not as much as summer months.
In August temperatures can rise up to 40°C! Plus, if you visit wineries in South West France in September, you get to witness the harvesting season.
Spring is a very wet season in South West France and the weather is quite unstable.

Wineries in South West France are mostly family owned with a long winemaking history and located in historical buildings in the middle of the French countryside.
Some wineries still produce wine following traditional methods, while others have decided to adapt to technological innovations. Many wineries in South West France have a fully organic and sustainable production, often lead by the youngest members of the family.
Several wineries in South West France are certified for their high-quality products and grapes.

Wineries in South West France have great facilities that will make the visit enjoyable and unforgettable for everyone.
Here is what the majority of wineries offer:
– Reduced mobility access
– Bus parking for groups
– Possibility to bring pets along the tour
– Activities for kids so adults can make the most of their wine tasting experience

A very limited number of wineries have a restaurant or a hotel inside. Find out which winery in South West France is the perfect one for you.

Modern day Gascony, in the South West France wine region, was part of Aquitaine until the Middle Ages. This explains why most wineries in South West France grow typical Bordeaux grapes, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec (sometimes called Côt), Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc.
Other popular grape varieties in South West France wine region are Cabernet Franc, Tannat, Chenin Blanc and Sémillon.
Native grapes are today very rare, but one of the most famous is Fer Servadou, a grape from the Basque Country.

Wineries in South West France mainly produce full-bodied reds and Bordeaux blends, especially those in the Cahor sub-region.
White wines from South West France are generally dry.
Wineries in South West France also produce sweet wines and sparkling wines.

Frequently Asked Questions about Wineries in South West France

Selection of the most frequently asked questions about Wineries in South West France

These wineries in France’s South West have restaurants:

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

These wineries in South West France are open to the public with booking in advance:

This is our selection of small & boutique wineries in South West France that you can visit:

Use our interactive France’s South West winery map to browse wineries near Toulouse, Pau and Cahors.

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