People and terroir

Appellation Côtes d’Auvergne


Located on the oldest and largest European volcano, the appellation Côtes d’Auvergne covers five vineyards: Châteaugay, Chanturgue, Madargues, Boudes, Corent.

Wine Growers


Desprat Saint Verny works in partnership with 62 winegrowers who supply grapes. Together, they account for 55% of Côtes d’Auvergne wine production.

Volcanic Terroir


Our winery is one of very few volcanic wineries in the world. The Auvergne volcanic chain has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The vineyards extend along the base of the chaîne des Puys and enjoy ideal sun exposure.