In the heart of Normandy, near Falaise, Arpents du Soleil is the first vineyard in the region. A place to discover absolutely!

Arpents du Soleil, the first vineyard in Normandy

It is thanks to his overflowing passion and undoubtedly a touch of madness, that Gérard Samson revived this vineyard which had existed since the Middle Ages and whose existence had fallen into oblivion. Blessed with exceptional soil and sunshine from which it takes its name, the estate produces delicate white and red wines, which have won several awards.

The official “High Environmental Value” certification of Arpents du Soleil attests to the winegrower's involvement in favor of the environment.

Hachette Wine Guide

In 2024, the Arpents du Soleil wine was selected for the 22nd time by the famous Hachette Wine Guide. His first selection dates back to 1998, the year of production of his first vintage!

Opening of the cellar

MondayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
FridayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.

Visit the vineyard

Growing wine in Normandy is a rare thing!

For the 2024 summer season, Etienne Fournet shares his passion for wine with you and invites you to discover his operations through thematic visits enhanced with tastings.

Come to the vineyard


Acres of the Sun
Chemin des Vignes

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