Our family estate in 1907

The family house

Castell-Reynoard Winery is situated on the hearth of Bandol wine Appellation in the coast of the French Riviera. Precisely, the winery is on the Cadière D'Azur county, on the middle south of Provence. 

1855 Henry Reynoard, Marine officer, built the property. After many travel under world oceans and continents, he develop is passion for Arts and Wines producing. 
1867 At first he opening a brewery in Toulon, he then steered the production of great wines to bring the best to its customers and to the many artist who performed. 
1892 He bought a vineyard on the Cadière D'Azur county and he built his cellar. 
1927 The property was sold to his only daughter, CLaire Reynoard ; she even gave in to her god-daughter Claire Cayol who married to Joseph Castell, my grand-grand-father, in 1927. 
1956 Alexandre, after his studies in Beaune (Burgundy), took over the operation owned by his parents. Held in ALgeria under arms, his father Joseph assured operation until his return in 1957. 
Gradually, the production was harmonised by Alexandre beween different family heritages, and groupes the 2 cellars, vinified seperatly, in one on the Reynoard Estate. The wines were sold at the litter, cylinder and some bottles. 

1989 Jean-Marie expands the cellar to fit wine marketing and selling from the cellar and baptized our winery "Castell-Reynoard" en tribute to our predecessors. 
2009 Julien, the fourth generation of Castell on the Estate, takes over the vineyard and focuses primarily technical to biodynamic agriculture, to ensure continuity of wrk in the search for quality.