Our history

Our history

It all begins with a passion transmitted from father to son since 1898, which combines Terroir, grape varieties and winemaker. A wine and family history:

1898

Pierre Castaing, the great-great-grandfather of Fabien, Owner of a traditional farmland, gives birth to a first generation of winemakers by purchasing the first acre of vines of the “Domaine de Moulin Pouzy”.

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1920

Gabriel Castaing takes over and expands the estate to 3 acres.

1950

The third generation of wine grower, Jacky Castaing, triples the size of “Domaine de Moulin Pouzy”, which reaches 12 acres. He stops other types of cultures to concentrate on winemaking and starts producing his own bottles of wine.

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1980

Patrick Castaing, Fabien’s father, further extends the size of the “Domaine de Moulin Pouzy” vineyard, which reaches 28 acres.

1990

A new winemaking cellar is created with a brand-new 10 000 square foot building combining winery, offices and tasting room.

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2000

With Fabien, three generations of Castaing unite to create the “Domaine de Moulin Pouzy” wines.

2008

Fabien Castaing takes over the 28 acres family owned “Domaine de Moulin Pouzy” and commits to the “Qualenvi” program, the quality process of French “Vignerons indépendants” (independent winemakers).

fabien castaing histoire domaine viticole

2009-2011

New plots of vines are acquired in Bergerac and Monbazillac “ACO” (French Appelation d’Origine Controllée, the top quality label in France). The vineyard reaches 60 acres.

2010

Building of a new winery. Fabien is the first winemaker from Bergerac to invest in a new winemaking process based on ovoid clay vinification vats.

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2011

Creation of the wine trading company. We sell the wines from our domains and chateaux, our brands with south-west spirit and carefully selected wines from Bergerac, Monbazillac, Bordeaux, …

2013

The « Domaine de Moulin Pouzy » gets the “HEV” (high environmental value) certification, level 3 – the highest.

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2016

Purchasing of the « Château Les Mailleries”, an 11-acre vineyard with Bio certification.<br />

2017

Building of a 4000 square foot building to extend the storage and packaging area.

Fabien Castaing’s signature guarantees authentic wines and vintages, produced with the utmost respect for nature, environment, and people.

A unique style of wines with a touch of French South-West’s spirit and friendliness.