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The cultivation of vines, imported by the Greeks as early as 6000 BC, continued thanks to the Romans, whose traces can be found in Villa Loupian, with a jar cellar and an amphora manufacturing unit.

The creation of the port of Sète in 1666 and the construction of the Canal du Midi, inaugurated in 1681, boosted the wine trade. The role of the wine ports of Sète and Marseillan was strengthened by the completion of the Canal du Midi.
In the second half of the 19th century, the ports of Mèze and Marseillan became rich in cooperage.

A land of contrasts between land and sea, between maritime plains and garrigues, between lagoons and
agricultural plains, Thau in the Mediterranean offers a varied wine heritage rich in grape varieties
such as Piquepoul, Muscat petits grains, Terret Bourret, Clairette and Marsellan.

the region

A territory of water, Thau en Méditerranée boasts a 55 km coastline. crossed by the Hérault river and the Canal du Midi, whose outlet, the Etang de Thau, provides a link with the Canal du Rhône à Sète.

A veritable little inland sea covering 7,500 hectares, the Etang de Thau, the cradle of shellfish farming in the Mediterranean, offers a singular landscape criss-crossed by oyster beds.

Thau en méditerranée has held the Vignobles Découvertes label since 2013. Thanks to the mobilization and experience of its professional network of over 110 service providers, it offers a sustainable, experiential wine tourism experience that is authentic and respectful of the environment.