The vineyard is located at the eastern end of the Pyrenees , where the mountain meets the Mediterranean …
Collioure, Port-Vendres, Banyuls and Cerbere are the 4 villages that make up this exceptional vineyard, steep, and on which the winemakers exercise their passion.
Local geography ( steep slopes between mountain and sea, schist soil terraced architecture) makes it impossible mechanization.
The INAO (National Institute of Origin Appellations) recognizes 3 appellations :
- AOP Banyuls (since 1936)
- AOP Banyuls Grand Cru (since 1962)
- AOP Red Collioure (since 1971)
- AOP Rosé (since 1991)
- AOP White (since 2003)