Château Mentone

In Saint-Antonin-du-Var, between the Verdon and the Mediterranean coast, the Château Mentone holds within its walls laden with history a host of services which combine the pleasure of the senses and environmental protection.

As the site's owner since 2003, Marie-Pierre Caille has applied herself to turning this place into an authentic Provencal destination which brings together wine specialists, wine lovers, travellers and food lovers, and many more.

In the heart of one of the most beautiful wine regions in France , discover this exceptional site during a wonderful getaway among the vineyards and forests, away from the beaten tracks of southern France.

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Wine estate

Château Mentone is located in the northern part of the Côtes de Provence area , in the municipalities of  Saint-Antonin-du-Var and Entrecasteaux . Since 2003, the estate has farmed 32 hectares of vines which benefit from an exceptional soil and climate.

On 22 May 2012, the vineyard was awarded AB certification, the guarantee that all the wines are produced according to the very strict specifications drawn up by ECOCERT.

Discover the rosé, white and red wine ranges.

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Guest rooms and Gites

Do you want to spend your holidays in the country, in the heart of nature? Or treat yourself to a wine tourism stay in Provence? The Château Mentone is the perfect place offering a combination of organic vineyards , a guesthouse and regional cuisine: the promise of a "complete experience" during your stay in the heart of Provence Verte!

The Château Mentone offers a range of different hosting solutions : guest rooms and small guest suites, gites and holiday house. Whether you are travelling alone or with your family, with friends or colleagues, the Château Mentone is ideal for all your "full-scale" stays.

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Ferme-Auberge

After about ten "table d’hôtes" seasons, the Château Mentone has reorganised its product and is offering a new "wine" and dine solution: La Ferme-Auberge.

In the estate's old farmhouse, which has been completely renovated in keeping with its history laden walls, you will find a space devoted to exchanges and sharing resolutely centred on wine tourism, conviviality and good food.

Whether you are passing through the Var hinterland or staying at the Château Mentone , at La Ferme-Auberge restaurant, it will be possible for you to savour Mediterranean cuisine prepared with produce grown at the estate and selected from local farmers, or from the surrounding markets in dishes which are perfectly suited to the Château Mentone 's range of ORGANIC wines.

In this space, you will also find a shop and tasting winery.

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Sustainable Development Commitment

Every day, the Château Mentone invests in a global ecological approach which aims to preserve its environment and its many treasures:

  • Limitation of the use of fertilisers, pesticides and weed killers throughout the estate
  • Conservation and preservation of natural springs
  • Salt water chlorination cleaning of the pools (no chlorine)
  • Use of renewable energies for accommodation buildings (wood heating, solar hot water, etc.)
  • Eco-construction of certain buildings (Wood Low Energy Consumption standards for insulation)
  • Selective sorting of waste, including recycling of glass
  • Work with ESAT (assisted employment for the disabled) in Salernes
  • Waste water management
  • Recycled/recyclable products
  • Suppliers' charter (Recycled/recyclable products, limited packaging, local farmers, rechargeable containers, etc.)
  • Limited packaging
  • Local farmers
  • Rechargeable containers

The estate benefits from several labels:
      

  • Wines:
    • AB
  • Guest rooms and gites:
    • Gîtes de France
    • Clef verte
  • La Ferme-Auberge:
    • Bienvenue à la Ferme
  • The estate:
    • Les Victoires du Paysage (2012)
Agriculture BiologiqueGite de FranceClef verteBienvenue à la Ferme Les Victoires du Paysage

Services and Facilities

Château Mentone in a few lines:

  • 32-hectare Côte de Provence AOC vineyard
  • Sales and tasting winery
  • Orchard, vegetable garden, olive grove, chicken coop
  • Guest rooms and Gites
  • Ferme-Auberge and regional cuisine
  • Takeaway meals
  • Groups welcome
  • Seminar and reception rooms (weddings, banquets, etc.)
  • Spa with steam room, jacuzzi, tearoom, treatments, terrace
  • Pools, fountains and leisure pools
  • Park and 170 hectares of forest
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