The vineyard of « Clos de la Morinière »
In the 17th century, Saint Denis d’Anjou vine’s extended over six hundred hectares. It has suffered of phylloxera damages in the 19th century. This disease is caused by an aphid. Thus, wine production has disappeared in Saint Denis d’Anjou. But in 1998, nearly one hectare of vine is replanted near Morinière´s ponds; you can discover ponds in ramble routes. With the vineyard in Saint Denis d’Anjou, the harvests gather members ARVEM’s (Association for the rebirth Mayenne’s vineyard). There are convivial moments, like formerly. “Clos de la Morinière” wine is a white wine, the only wine produced in Mayenne.
Fauna and flora
Through rambles tours, you can discover Saint Denis d’Anjou’s nature, that’s why we sell guide books at 3€ to rambles in South Mayenne, and guide books at 4€ to rambles in Sarthe Valley.
To be informed about pedestrian rambles organized in Saint Denis d’Anjou and the surrounding countryside, contact the Association of Saint Denis d’Anjou.