Distillers of new ideas and creativity, the Monk family has always been concerned with making the invisible visible and sharing its experience.
Since 1990, this family has been offering the Oak Tour: a 3-stage tour to meet the
- stave splitters: right in front of your eyes, the oak logs are split to be transformed into staves which become, after drying, the cooper's lumber.
- cooper : you will follow step by step the transformation of the staves into staves. You will see the wood bend and become a barrel thanks to the magic of the fire and the cooper's know-how.
- distiller : in the distillery, you will discover the subtleties of Charente distillation. In the cellars, you will be introduced to the mysteries of cognac ageing.
From 1st July to 31st August: departure from the tourist information office in Jarnac on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Meeting point at 2pm.
The rest of the year by appointment.
15.00 € per person / 10.00 € Junior 8-14 years old / 40.00 € the family package (2 parents + 2 or more children) / Free - 8 years old
- The Greedy
- Cognac, city and vineyard
Services / Comfort
Pets are not accepted
- Coach park
Open all year round
Prices and means of payment
: Enfants de moins de 8 ans
- : 10€
- : 7€
- : 32€
Things to see
guided visits by appointment