The Alambic Gallery / The Distilled Art Producers' Shops / Delicatessen Shops in Fouras

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am - 08:00 pm

Opens at 10:00 am

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Useful information

Location : In town

Province : Pays d’Aunis and the coastline, La Rochelle, Rochefort and Marennes

Services

  • Credit card accepted
  • Disable access
  • Free tasting
  • Groups
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • English
    • The Alembic Gallery, what a pretty name

      Is it an Art gallery? Yes, “Viticultural Art”. Where secrets and traditions mingle. Where for a moment we let ourselves be tamed, intoxicated by “the part of the Angels”.

      Distilled Art

      Philippe Godard and his team welcome you in an atypical setting, surrounded by presses, magic cauldrons and Collection Stills (1850).

      During a documented visit we will explain to you:

      • The different stages of distillation.
      • The secrets of blending prestigious Cognac.
      • The Work of Time and its aging cellar.
      • Tales and Legends of Pineau des Charentes.
      • The manufacturing workshop and bottling.


      Accompanied by a GOURMET Tasting.


      Philippe Godard Cognacs, all 1er Cru de Grande Champagne. Cognac Apéritif, VSOP, Napoléon,

      Whether they are called Pineau des Charentes, Salted Caramel Flower, Pear with Cognac, Orange or Almond with Cognac, Red Cherry, Quince Sap, Secret à la Noix and 20 other unusual cocktails. They know how to make us happy before or after the meal, they are eaten wisely.

      Free visit and tasting:

      • for individuals without an appointment.
      • for groups by appointment.
      • easy access - coach parking.


      Opening dates and times:

      • from April 1 to September 30, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.
      • from October 1 to March 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. closed Sunday.


      Artisanal manufacturing - direct sale
      Contact Mr. Florian Thomas 06 27 37 09 66

      Philippe Godard Collection - Galerie de L'Alambic - Distilled Art - Les Valines 17450 Fouras.

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Traveller Reviews The Alambic Gallery / The Distilled Art

4.7 sur 5 373 reviews

  • karina rose

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by karina rose on 19/04/2023

    Amazing place to visit lovely place! I'm only upset I could not get anymore wine and cognac that I wanted, bottles were lovely and the craftsmanship that went into those bottles were truly amazing, lovely man explaining everything on how the wine and cognac is made! Was fun and interesting at the same time! Thank you so much!

  • David Stephan

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by David Stephan on 28/07/2021

    Very fun visit and not only due to the tastings. The staff is incredibly friendly and fun and give a small tour explaining the process of distilling. The products are all tasty so get ready to make some hard choices as what to leave behind.

  • Lorraine Tilbury

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Lorraine Tilbury on 19/08/2019

    Un producteur passionné à l'enthousiasme communicatif. A cognac producer who is passionate about his art and shares his knowledge with enthusiasm. Not just a liquor store! Discover the art of making cognac & pineau des Charentes with a free guided tour & tasting.

Traveller Reviews The Alambic Gallery / The Distilled Art

5.0 sur 5 37 reviews

  • "Une visite olfactive assurée ! Culture G supplémentaire"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by 661eugenieh (Roncq, France) on 19/07/2023

    Un très joli accueil Une visite et un explication bien précise. Monsieur ne manque pas de répondre à nos questions. Dégustation de pineau, cognac, Vous ne pouvez résister à prend un temps pour...

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  • "A ne pas manquer"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Lol2910 on 02/10/2022

    Très bon accueil. Visite et dégustation impeccable et surtout nous avons été très surpris de retrouver un endroit commun à un que nous connaissons bien à la Rochelle. Difficile de repartir sans...

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  • "Super découverte à Fouras"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by aquaponey23 (Miramas, France) on 15/09/2022

    Une super visite avec dégustation de différents pineaux, cognac, whisky charentais.. On y retrouve des personnes qui sont agréables, souriantes, qui connaissent leurs produits sur le bout des doigts...

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The Alambic Gallery / The Distilled Art

Address

Les Valines
Route de Rochefort
17450 Fouras

GPS coordinates

45° 59'26.39"N, 1° 3'58.07"W

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