The treatment station

A natural and ecological solution

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The treatment station

Our philosophy to respect the earth prompted us to look for ecological and natural solutions so as not to eject the water used to clean the vats, into the land.

In fact, a bio-dynamic cellar only ejects sugar and organic matter into the waste water system. There is therefore no chemical pollution of added products.  Nonetheless, nature is incapable of absorbing this added contribution of sugar and organic matter to the land. We ask nature to absorb the organic matter which has an excess microbiological activity. The oxygen in stream water is overloaded, destroying the lives of fish and plants.  The water is impoverished by this excess of oxygen and results in pollution.

Luckily we met a man who has had a passion for water pollution reduction since his youth. His name is Mr Willy VOGT.  At the age of 12, he invented his first water treatment system for his parent’s house.

            

The water treatment station he put in place in June 2001 in the domain is a prototype.  Its principle is ‘digestive photosynthesis’: Achieving a totally biological water treatment, thanks to micro-organisms which initially de-compose and digest part of the organic matter and sugar ejected in the cleaning water. Also, plants such as the phragmite reed, water iris and papyrus, consume the products which are transformed by the micro-organisms.

Over four years, the water emitted by the treatment station was analysed by a Marseille water agency.  The results are evidence that the quality of the water is good and it can be re-introduced into the land.  It was even found that the digested photosynthesised water contained micro-organisms which can only survive in totally un-polluted and healthy water. This water could even be drunk after being re-energised in pools of drinking water.

Good Day everyone !
During summer time, Christine & Eric, Justine &  Manon, the winegrowers, we are welcoming you at the estate with great pleasure ! 

For all of us confort, please book your appointment for the tasting 

By phone +33 (0) 490 65 38 28  or directly  online : http://www.montirius.com/reservation/

See you soon !

Nous sommes en équipe réduite du Lundi 10 au Vendredi 14 Août 2020. Nataly notre comptable, vous accueille avec plaisir et vous fera déguster une sélection de nos vins.
Merci de prendre rendez-vous par téléphone au 04 90 65 38 28.
Merci de votre compréhension et de votre soutien !

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We are a small team from Monday the 10th of August to Friday the 14th of August 2020.
Nataly our accounting person will welcome you with pleasure for a tasting with a selection of our cuvees.
Please book an appointment by phone at +33 (0) 490 65 38 28
Thank you for your comprehension and support !