A history that
dates back to the 17th century

Perched at an altitude of 170 meters on the hills of Gascony, Domaine Guillaman is a property passed down to the Ferrets from generation to generation.

The family house, dating from 1626, would have been linked to the Ursuline convent of Gondrin, as evidenced by the mysterious inscriptions “IHS” engraved above each door of the residence.

The story of Guillaman is a saga full of passion, family commitment and dedication to the art of viticulture.

The Ferret family has preserved and perpetuated this wine heritage, passing on their love for the vine and their precious knowledge from father to son.

Dominique, heir of the 6th generation, grew up on the estate, imbued from a young age with the winemaking values and traditions that have forged the identity of Guillaman.

His grandfather passed on to him this love for the terroir, this fervor for the vine and the knowhow that characterizes the estate.

Self-taught, Dominique took over the family estate at the dawn of his 16th birthday.

Driven by a desire for quality and driven by an overflowing passion, Dominique decides to take a turning point in the history of the estate He chose to devote himself to the production of high-quality white wines.

This decision marks the beginning of an exciting adventure for Guillaman. With determination, Dominique and Stephanie, granddaughter of a winemaker from Gondrin, set about transforming the existing 20-hectare vineyard to give it a new vision, growing and improving the vineyard and the cellar.

The year 2000 was a major turning point for Guillaman, marking the launch of his first vintage in bottle.

This new chapter in their history begins under the best auspices: Guillaman wins in this first year the prestigious gold medal of the Concours General Agricole de Paris, a well-deserved recognition for their hard work and their incessant quest for quality.

Since this recognition, the Domaine has continued to grow and prosper.

The vineyard now extends over an area of 200 hectares, within a radius of 5km around the original lands, on one of the most beautiful terroirs in Gascony.

The winery exclusively sells its wines in restaurants and wine merchants.

More than 65% of its production is currently exported around thirty countries.

A privileged terroir in
Cotes de Gascogne

The Domaine Guillaman vineyard is nestled in the heart of a typically Gascon terroir. The roots of the vines are deeply anchored in clay-rich soil, resting on limestone bedrock. This symbiosis between the earth and the subsoil offers an ideal terrain for the development of the vine.

The climate is also a major asset for our region Cradled between an oceanic climate on one side and a Pyrenees climate on the other side, our vineyard benefits from regular, mild, and rainy seasons. Summers are hot and sunny, with nights of great thermal amplitude, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly and develop intense aromatic complexity.

At the heart of our estate is a marked predominance of white grape varieties.

Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, UgniBlanc, Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng are the jewels of our terroir, representing 80% of our vineyard.

Each deeply rooted grape variety makes a particular contribution to our dry and white wines.
The diversity of our plots also offers us great opportunities to produce rosé and red wines with a strong personality.

From grape varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, we create cuvées that capture the very essence of our terroir.

The terroir is the true soul of our eight cuvées at Guillaman. It is the harmonious marriage of geology, climate, viticulture, and passion that creates our wines, and we are proud to share our Gascon terroir with you through each glass of our wines.

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.

FIND US Visit us at the winery: Lieu-dit Guillaman 32330 Gondrin FRANCE Contact us: +33 (0)5 62 29 13 82 contact@domaine-guillaman.fr