Producer Profile

St Verny

Auvergne's winemaking heritage, tracing back to Roman and Gallic eras, finds modern expression through Saint-Verny, a dedicated cooperative comprising 65 growers. Their relentless efforts secured AOC status for Cotes d’Auvergne in 2011, spotlighting the region's unique volcanic soils. Spanning 170 hectares from Riom to Issoire, these sustainably farmed vineyards, many organic, yield wines imbued with a distinct mineral character. With a minimalist cellar approach, terroir expression reigns supreme. The cooperative structure empowers growers to amplify the fruits of their labor economically, underscoring their commitment to quality and tradition.

Where The Wines Come From

Auvergne

Auvergne: Where volcanic fire meets funky wines!

Auvergne is France's secret weapon, nestled amongst volcanic mountains! This offbeat region cranks out exciting natural wines! Imagine sun-drenched vineyards where ancient volcanic fire once raged. The grapes here soak up all that mineral magic, resulting in unique wines with a wild streak. Think Gamay with a spicy kick and Chardonnay that's surprisingly deep. Plus, many producers here are free spirits, crafting wines that are pure, unadulterated fun with minimal intervention.