9 June 2017

Domaine de longue toque in gigondas goes organic & develops specific agri-environmental measures

Domaine de Longue Toque - 27ha (67 acres) in AOP Gigondas, Vacqueyras & Côtes du Rhône Villages Plan de Dieu – has been owned by Maison Gabriel Meffre since 1999. From the very beginning, the estate has been managed under the principles of "sustainable viticulture" to significantly reduce the global impact on the environment.
10 years were necessary to upgrade and renew the vineyards in order to produce high-quality wines. The estate is certified “Terra Vitis – sustainable viticulture” since 2001. As of Spring 2017, a new qualitative step is undertaken: Domaine de Longue Toque begins its organic conversion.

An evolution in line with the CSR commitment of the Winery...
Since June 2015, Gabriel Meffre is officially a “Responsible Winery” having been awarded the "level 3 - confirmed" of the AFAQ 26000 evaluation. Being recognised for our environmental, social and economic contribution is the fruit of our constant adaptation and work since the beginning of the 1990’s.

8 February 2017

"GM by Gabriel Meffre" - New clothes for our Côtes de Provence

The packaging of our Côtes de Provence Rosé has been completely revamped. On this highly competitive market where packaging is a key element of success, this new label demonstrates the innovative & creative spirit behind the Gabriel Meffre Winery.  The new vintage has been presented at the VINISUD fair and has alrady received positive feedback from wine professionals.

A modern & premium packaging
The Côtes de Provence “GM par Gabriel Meffre” is available in Jeroboam (3lt), Magnum (1.5lt), 75cl & 37.5cl. The label and capsule are taup-coloured to contrast with the delicate pink color of the wine. The “GM” logo is diamond-relief embossed in a bright, metallic rosé.  The illustration evokes the Mediterranean sun in a firework...

8 January 2017
Exhibitions 2017

Exhibitions 2017

We will present our wines & new releases on several professional & public exhibitions. Feel free to come and visit us on 

  • PROWEIN - Booth 11 H 50 - Düsseldorf - 19.-21. March 2017 - Reserved for wine professionals
  • DECOUVERTE EN VALLEE DU RHONE - Booth A 86 Salle de la Grande Audience - Palais des Papes - Avignon - 10. April 2017 - Reserved for wine professionals  
14 December 2016

2016 Vintage - Final report

Thanks in particular to beneficial climatic conditions during the second half of the growing season, the 2016 harvest is very promising: intense, aromatic and structured. The Grenache grapes benefited the most from the hot, dry summer conditions. Even if the volume of production will certainly be lower in some areas compared to the 2015 vintage, the quality of the reds, with generous aromas and colour, and the whites & rosés with exuberance, good balance and lots of freshness, is exceptional.

Ideal climatic conditions until the end of the harvest

After a mild and dry winter, a srping without frost and a particularly hot summer, harvesting began several days later than 2015, with the white & rosé varieties being picked late August/early September. During the harvest, weather conditions were truly exceptional, with warm, clear days, fresh...