The Baron D’Arignac was born in 1649 in a castle of Arignac which was the property of his family since 1455. Located in the hearth of the Pyrenees Mountains, Arignac was an unforgettable place for Baron D’Arignac where he spent his happy childhood with natures around. After visiting his uncle’s vineyards in pays d’Oc, Baron D’Arignac, at the age of 18, a young man full of passion and ambitions, decided to learn wines, a sea of knowledge!
Spending years in family vineyards and in visiting other vineyards, Baron D’Arignac fell in love with winemaking and treated it as his lifelong career. He worked with winery workers for the progressive growth of grapes and grape qualities.
In 1676, Baron d’Arignac independently blended his first red wine of the Baron d’Arignac cuvee. Humbly, he sent the wines to all his relatives as well as many close royal families for critics and suggestions. The result was encouraging: he conquered those picky wine-lovers!
Based in south of France, benefited the generous sunshine and the diversified soils, Baron d’Arignac started to try different grape varieties to blend red, rosé and white wine. When the „great terroir” meets experienced winemaking expertise, there are always surprises!
Years gone by, this gentle monsieur with typical southern style moustache was well reputed for his charms and his surprisingly outstanding wines.
Baron d’Arignac, a man with big heart, always had down to earth attitudes, sunny smiles and sonorous voice, carried a philosophy that good wine should be shared with friends and families. Along with his passionate loyal team, they rigorously selected the noblest grape varieties to give wines the remarkable characters. Due to those efforts, Baron d’Arignac’s wines revealed exceptional aromas and considerable elegance, at the mean time; they were not overwhelming but having easy-to-drink styles. Just like Baron d’Arignac himself who came from a prestigious family but with easy-going personalities.
The wine Baron d’Arignac continued its legend. In 1980’s, this brand was officially commercialized in France. Shouldered family legacy, the decedents carefully conserve Baron d’Arignac’s principles, adhere to wine-making traditions and develop the wine packaging and product range.
Authentic and entrenched in tradition, Baron D’Arignac achieved a huge success. The wines have been exported all around the world. For almost 30 years, Baron D’Arignac is a great companion of the best moments in people’s lives. In 2011, more than 5 millions of Baron d’Arignac bottles were consumed worldwide. People liked the simplicity of Baron D’Arignac, a French wine worthy of the name, a French wine which is easy-drinking, easy going!