Alain Jaume is the 5th generation of a winegrowing family which had previously only sold grapes and wine in bulk. He created Domaine Grand Veneur in 1976 to age and bottle the wines under their own label and the Domaine has now achieved a worldwide reputation. Alain runs the estate with his two sons Sébastien and Christophe and his daughter, Hèlène.
The estate cultivates 90ha (225 acres) of vineyards: 6 ha in AOP Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 28 ha in Lirac “Clos de Sixte”,10 ha in Vacqueyras “Château Mazane” and 36 ha in Côtes de Rhône .
The estate vineyards have been certified Organic (“Agriculture Biologique”) since 2012. Further information detailed below the wines.
The vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape are located in two separate areas at the northern edge of the appellation.