Biodiversity in the spotlight at Château Léoube, Saturday 8 October » PACA’s economic and political newsletter

On October 8 and for the third consecutive year, Léoube underlines its attachment to the preservation of nature and celebrates biodiversity with its Harvest festival.

This year’s theme is “second life” and will aim more than ever to promote sustainable development and recycling (or even upcycling) initiatives. This major annual festive event will allow visitors to take part in various workshops, playful natural activities, to buy handicrafts that promote the short circuit and localism or quite simply to discuss with associations for the protection of the environment. present environment. This high point will be an opportunity for Léoube to make its visitors aware of the importance of respecting our ecosystem and the planet. Subjects that echo the Léoube philosophy, pioneer of organic wine in Provence and who has always embodied viticulture that respects the environment. Traditional cultures and virtuous practices (banning of pesticides, etc.) have enabled the estate to obtain High Environmental Value certification. Next Saturday, October 8, visitors will therefore be able to take advantage of the many workshops and activities offered throughout the day on the Pellegrin beach such as the meditation workshop, horseback riding or electric scooter rides, the initiation workshop to oenology or discover the olive harvest, …

The Léoube Harvest Festival: horseback riding along the side of the Estate, freshly picked olives or barbecues for a gourmet break.

Domaine Léoube, a domain by the sea

Between TouIon and Saint-Tropez, in the heart of Cap Bénat, is located on one of the most beautiful protected sites in Europe, a unique Provencal vineyard bordered by the Mediterranean. Historic vineyard of Provence, it was acquired in 1997 by Lord and Lady Bamford who carried out a major restoration and restructuring with the aim of reconciling the estate with its Provencality, its ecosystem and its thousand-year-old terroir by reintroducing endemic species. With the arrival of these new owners, already designers of an organic farm in England, a green dynamism permeated the estate. Léoube has since attached major importance to the protection of the environment by converting to organic farming and using virtuous agricultural practices such as manual harvesting. Under the direction of Romain Ott, winemaker since 2000, Léoube produces 11 high-end organic cuvées. Rosé, red, white or even sparkling, the Château Léoube wine collection is worthy of the seaside terroir, with clayey ocher soil, generous, planted with olive trees, orchards and infused by a sea breeze mixed with pines and of scrubland. But the Léoube philosophy does not stop at winemaking. with, in 2021, the arrival of a virtuous, elegant and aromatic gin: Mediterreanean Gin.
The Léoube experience continues within the estate’s own restaurant. Located on the edge of the Pellegrin beach, a preserved place, Mediterranean gastronomy and the Provençal way of life are highlighted.

“Léoube, a magical place that invites the awakening of the spirit and contemplation. It is an ode to the beauty of our land, to the respect and preservation of what it gives us!

This day will also be the opportunity to discover of course all the products of the Domaine (wines, olive oils, gin etc.).
The Café Léoube, the Château’s seaside restaurant, will also take part in the celebration by offering an exclusive menu.
Finally, the estate’s sales shop will also be open throughout the day (like every day) to provide advice and suggestions for food and wine pairings.

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