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1938 Heritage Coop Winery
1500 m2 on the Côte du Midi

25 minutes from Narbonne, South of France

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About this heritage winery

RARE OPPORTUNITY - Heritage 1938 wine cellar , includes a 12x50m open-plan first floor with panoramic views on the Pyrenées

The "Cave Cooperative des Treize Vents " was a former pre-war wine cellar dating from 1938 with 1500m2 of exploitable potential. A vast industrial volume that will inspire wine lovers , those who dream to live, work or open a business in an open and airy atmosphere in the quiet French countryside.

Located on the new upcoming 


How to get there​

Airports: Carcassonne 45 min (Ryanair), Beziers 35 min, Perpignan 1h, Toulouse 1h30, 

Train: Narbonne 25 min

Due to be completed by 2040, is a new TGV station that will be built just 15 mins away in Montredon-les-Corbières. This will link the area to Paris (3 hours) and to Barcelona (1 hour) radically transforming the area and its potential as a shrewd investment.


On the first floor there is an enormous 600m2 open-plan space,  12m large by 50m long, with new treated hard pine flooring, new underlying timber sub-structure and ‘green’ wadding insulation below all installed in 2021.

The space allows fantastic views over the Pyrenees and the Montagne Noire through large sandstone framed window openings and doors, with historic timber shutters.

The entire roof to the main building has been replaced in 2010, at an approximate cost of 100,000 Euros. There are therefore no leaks and the large impressive timber structure is in excellent condition, rare indeed for this area.

The majority of the interior walls are clean limewash and approximately 2ft thick. The oldest section/room is exposed sandstone block, cleaned and sealed in 2021

On the ground floor there is 500m2 of usable floor space across two buildings. There are also many large (5x4x3m varies) unused wine storage vats in concrete and 9 enormous oak wine barrels (4x3m) The old timber entry doors are 4m tall ! There are also other various industrial rooms associated with the former wine making industry which are better seen than described.


Outdoor area

The property has a pleasant south-facing courtyard garden. Generally, the facades are exposed stone with traditional dressed stone to the corners and door arches. Accessible from the first floor there is a South-facing terrace of 100m2 and a small north-facing terrace of 15m2. The exterior has a very mature green growth ivy and vines giving a very picturesque outlook despite its industrial heritage.


The building is in rural zone U and is not in flood zone. There is plenty of parking space on the plot and electrically operated roller door (4x4m) for vehicle access to the interior. 



Presently Rural/agricultural building in buildable 'U' zone. The property is approved by local authorities as convertible into habitable, commercial or workshop spaces as and if required.

Electricity 220 and 380V in place to industrial norms. Water and taps are up  and running on every floor, every building. 

Connection to sewer network to be done, located on the property boundary (quoted 2000Euros).

The boundary survey has been carried out and registered on 

Currently equipped with one small stair to go upstairs and an electric crain.



In the heart of the Minervois vineyards, you will enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside on the outskirts of a village of 600 inhabitants with artists' residences and a thriving local cultural life (concerts, garage sales, exhibitions, vernissages, etc.). Sainte-Valière is situated on a small plateau in a unique elevated position from the surrounding countryside.



On the edge of the mountain bike trails and the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. 10 minutes from swimming in the River Cesse, 15 minutes from the most beautiful street markets in the area and hiking in the Montagne Noire, 25 minutes from the Halles de Narbonne and the Grands Buffets, 35 minutes from the lively beaches of the Côte du Midi. Countless wineries in the surrounding area for lovers of Languedoc wines. This property is ideal for wine tasting tourism project or well-being venue/spa, gastro restaurant ....  all welcome by authorities and regulation for conversion.


In the village: grocery store/post office, primary school, tennis court. 

15 minutes: supermarkets

Property Tax

Currently an agricultural property:  hence there is no tax required as is.
Property tax once converted: this will depend on your project (quantum of habitable, offices, workshop, commercial, restaurant etc)

Selling price: € 320,000

Visits by appointment please contact us on whatsapp +33658668962

To ensure an efficient sale, proof of solvency is requested before the visit (proof of equity or bank/broker agreement in principle). 


We look forward to seeing you,


NB: No agencies and curiosity visits thank you for your understanding

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