Top 12 Roquefort
Visit the cellars
A more than 50 year old Roquefort brand, La Pastourelle still exists thanks to the investment of a few breeders, united in a co-operative. Direct sales of Roquefort La Pastourelle at the Fromageries Occitanes in Lauras.
Visits to this famous cheese's maturing caves. Reconstruction of the formation of the caves. History of Roquefort. Commentated visit of the refining caves. Free tasting.
Visit a farm that breeds dairy ewes and discover agorpastoralism.
The name of the Vernieres the owners of the cellars in Roquefort appears from the 17th century. It has been as it is now since 1890 and Roquefort Vernières Frères is still a family and independent company.
The handmade Roquefort "Le Vieux Berger" is manufactured by a Cheesemaker and has the distinctive features of preserving traditional methods, handing down and adapting them over 3 generations by the COMBES family-run firm.
A grocery store providing fresh and seasonal quality products that have been selected from more than 100 local producers and craftspeople from Hérault, Tarn, Aveyron, Gard and Lozère departments and who comply with the Confidence charter of the store.
The Roquefort CARLES is completely handmade and seeded - according to the original process - at the time of moulding with penicillium Roqueforti cultivated on bread for 100% of the production.
This Company manufactures the Papillon Roquefort cheese in accordance with the specification for the designation of origin (l'appellation d'origine) and with respect to the long tradition of the ancestral customs.
Free visits to the Gabriel Coulet caves. Visit the exhibition on Gabriel Coulet Roquefort. A short 20 min documentary film about Roquefort is offered. The history of the Coulet family (5 generations). Old photos of the village + commentary accompanying the visit. Guided visit for groups (coaches, associations) 45 min to 1 hour visit. Free tasting.