The different rooms

About the vineyard
About the vineyard

The vineyard room : it shows the evolution of a wine growing techniques since the phylloxera crisis. You will learn everything about grafting, planting vines, winter, spring and summer works...


The wine room : it illustrates the harvesting tools, lean about wine making, the different methods to clarify wine, bootling and distilling by-products.


The Museum's wine collection : a collection of full bottles from the 19th century to nowadays, offered by wine growers, from Anjou-Saumur or people with a wine growing background.


The cooperage room : in this room, it shows the different steps of traditional barrel making. From the log of wood to the drilling of the bung hole..., you will discover all about barrel-maker's job.


The wine-press yard - The wine-pressing techniques's evolution is explained in this 400 square-meter yard :

- the level wine press(19th century)
- the ratchet press (end of the 19th century)
- the rectangular Vaslin wine press (second part of the 19th century)
- the 1946 rotating Vaslin wine press


60 years of vine-growing in Anjou-Saumur area - What has happened since the Second World War ? Thanks to integration of this exhibition into the museum visit at every stage, a direct confrontation is possible with the objects and tools of the collection. (french textes only)

The exhibition room : "Vine and Manking", a playful and entertaining exhibition for any kind of visitor. (french texts only)