Bordeaux's saffron farm

34 Rue du MaréchalFoch Prolongée, 33440 Ambarès-et-Lagrave

  • History of the Saffron farm

    Safran de Bordeaux is located about fifteen kilometres from Bordeaux, in Ambarès-et-Lagrave. Saffron is grown using traditional methods on the sites of former vineyards and flower fields (Graves region).

    Jean Noël & Chantal Pelette grow their saffron with passion, respecting the environment and growing and drying traditions. Saffron is the main spice used in the Western world, known for its many qualities. As well as its culinary properties, the vitamin B and provitamin A it contains are excellent natural antioxidants.

  • The farm's produce

    Saffron, vegetable plants, Crocus sativus bulbs, cut flowers grown using integrated farming methods, jams, spices, saffron syrups and farm products.

  • Activities at the saffron farm

    Safran de Bordeaux is an approved “Discovery” and “Teaching” farm which welcomes you for guided tours lasting an hour and a half, where you learn about how to identify real saffron, its history and its qualities. The visit ends with a tasting featuring traditional products.

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