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Frégate, the vineyard between  the sea and the hills

Pronounce the word 'Frégate', and you are already at the heart of Provence. In fact, 'Frégate' comes from the old provençal fragato which means to break; to smash through rocks to be able to plant and cultivate. However, according to legend, the origin of the name is about a stranded boat on the shore, hence the drawing of a Frégate on the wine labels. Let yourself be swept away by the charms of the stones and the sea breeze which give the Domaine de Frégate its complete and utter originality. 
The setting is well in place, imagine you are there : The restanques stones mark out the fields, the limestone soil gives the Bandol wines their character and serve as a base of the different constructions of the vineyard : the wine cellar and the Pavillon de Frégate. Additionally, the Mediterranean sea runs along the vines and the olive trees. The Domaine de Frégate is in fact the only Bandol AOC vineyard where the vines overlook the sea. These fortunate circumstances (the humidity of the sea air and the remarkable 2000 hours of sunshine per year) give the wines their excellent reputation. 
Several activities are on offer at the Domaine de Frégate.
Firstly of course, those offered by the vineyard : a tour of the cellar and wine tasting (appointment needed for groups of minimum 10 people) and shopping in our shop (open 7 days a week from March to November) where you'll find our excellent vintages,  a selection of regional products and all the extras that go alongside the wine. There is a large selection of gift boxes and present ideas. On-site, there is even a **** Hotel resort to stay in. It has 133 rooms, 2 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, 1 indoor pool and most importantly, a magnificent golf course (27 holes) located among the vines and overlooking the Galère beach. A couple of kilometres away, you'll find le Castellet, Bandol, Six Fours, Gémenos and the stunning Sainte Baume...Enjoy some unforgettable strolls in the provençal region, without forgetting the calanques between Saint Cyr and Marseille and of course the iconic inland hills.