More than 170 years
OF FAMILY HISTORY
In the 19th century
It is in the nineteenth century, that the THOMAS family, located in Mourens, produces wines on the land of Château Laroque Thomas. Their daughter Danielle married Isodore SANCIE, the son of a wine maker living in Sainte-Croix-du-Mont where he produces sweet wines.
In the middle of the 20th century
Their daughter Jacqueline married Joseph CIGANA and developed the family vineyard. They started with 10 hectares and increased to about fifty hectares. The whole family work together : the work in the vines, the wine harvest and the sales.
Towards the end of the 20th century
In 1992, their daughter, Françoise married Frédéric BOUDAT. They decide to stop their professions, dental surgeon for her and chiropodist for him. They take over the family vineyard and they perpetuate the tradition as becoming the 5t generation at the head of the business! They will put all their energy to renovate, restructure and expand the vineyard. Currently, they are at the lead of more than 150 hectares of vineyards locates on 3 different areas. Theirs efforts are rewarded because they earn, every year, many awards with their wines.
IN THE FUTURE
In the 21th century
Today, their tree children, Marion, Thomas and Nicolas are students and hope to take over the family vineyard and become the 6th generation at the head of the Vignobles Boudat Cigana.