Gigondas

Gigondas is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Gigondas
View of Gigondas and its vineyard
View of Gigondas and its vineyard
Coat of arms of Gigondas
Coat of arms
Location of Gigondas
Gigondas is located in France
Gigondas
Gigondas
Gigondas is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Gigondas
Gigondas
Coordinates: 44°09′53″N 5°00′19″E / 44.1647°N 5.0053°E / 44.1647; 5.0053Coordinates: 44°09′53″N 5°00′19″E / 44.1647°N 5.0053°E / 44.1647; 5.0053
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentVaucluse
ArrondissementCarpentras
CantonVaison-la-Romaine
IntercommunalityVentoux-Comtat Venaissin
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Michel Meffre
Area
1
27.14 km2 (10.48 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
467
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
84049 /84190
Elevation87–698 m (285–2,290 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Gigondas lies in between Vacqueyras and Sablet at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains.

WineEdit

While the village was known for its 'eau purgative de Montmirail' in the 19th century, it is now known for wines. Gigondas AOC wine is produced in Gigondas.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.