For the wine, see Gigondas AOC.

View of Gigondas and its vineyard

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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
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Vaucluse
Arrondissement Carpentras
Canton Beaumes-de-Venise
Intercommunality Ventoux-Comtat Venaissin
  Mayor (2014 - 2020) Éric Ughetto
Area1 27.14 km2 (10.48 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 532
  Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 84049 / 84190
Elevation 87–698 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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


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

See also


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