Video of the Harvest 2016

As the grapes are rushing to ripen in the 40 degrees centigrade temperature of the last couple of weeks - the calculations start as to when the harvest will be this year. Normally it starts towards the 25th September but this year could be two to three weeks early.David Hope, the father of a friend and an experienced cameraman followed the team around last year and created this great video of … [Read more...]

Soirées Musicales – Roll on the 12th of July

Friday night,  was our musical soiree with Chateau Pesquie, Chateau Croix des Pins and Domaine Chaumard.  It was super hot, but with a breeze and the crowds came.  340 people to be precise!  Parking was full (in the horses field), the band - Soul Music - was wonderful - playing non stop from 8.45 to 12.15 - there was laughter and dancing! The food trucks were delicious and took their time … [Read more...]

Musicale en Ventoux -16th June 2017 – Chateau Unang

This year we are doing two musical evenings.Our regular wine, cheese and entertainment evening at the Chateau will be on the 12th July - with the Duo Alcor with Cordelia Palm et Aliénor Girard-Guigas - Violin et Harpe (Cordélia PALM, violoniste super-soliste de l’Orchestre de Région Avignon-Provence (diplômée de la Julliard School de New-York), et Aliénor GIRARD-GUIGAS, harpiste (diplômée … [Read more...]

Happy Portes Ouvertes

We had a wonderful Portes Ouvertes at Chateau Unang yesterday!  The sun shone hard and warm. The Sixties d'Aubignan brought at least 20 of their classic cars and lined up in front of the cave. Crowds of people, accompanied by Franck's guitar playing, created a great atmosphere where delicious cheese was consumed in huge volumes, our latest wines were very much enjoyed, feted and loaded into … [Read more...]

Wonderful Old Cars joining us for the start of the Portes Ouvertes

BREAKING NEWS - not only are you able to taste our new wines and eat delicious cheese at our Portes Ouvertes this saturday but if you arrive between 11h and 12h you will see the 'Sixties d'Aubignan' - a group of over 20 wonderful old cars that will be parked in front of the cave for your admiration before heading off for the day at 12.FLASH INFO - non seulement dégustation de nos derniers … [Read more...]

Portes Ouvertes 8 Avril 2017

Our second open day of the year will take place this saturday 8th April at the Cave.  This is a day open free to everyone.  From 11.00 until 3.00 in the afternoon.  It is a chance to discover our wines, or taste the new cuvées (bottled two weeks ago) if you are already a fan.As well as the wine, there are delicious cheeses to try that are matched with each wine, as well as some fine local … [Read more...]

2017 Bottling

We had a long and busy weekend doing the bottling of White, Adeline and Rose 2016 and Red, Source, Croix,  and Gardy 2015.It was a three day job, with Manu bringing his efficient bottling truck to the domaine.  The wine is pumped in,  and empty bottles are added to the conveyor belt at one end.  The bottles are washed, then filled with gas that is immediately replaced with wine (to avoid … [Read more...]

Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Vendange 2016 – Harvest Report by James

Château Unang – Ventoux – RhoneSeason & Harvest notes 2016 :A dry winter preceded the season, which was not reassuring as the south relies on decent winter rain (hopefully 100mm/month) knowing that the summer will be dry (less than 50mm/month). The rain fills the aquifers which can slowly release the winter’s bounty during the growing season.With the mild, as well as dry, winter … [Read more...]

Drone Video of Chateau Unang

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWD6kWnaqUY … [Read more...]