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An agricultural distillery made up of 5 hectares of orchards in organic farming, the Distillerie du Sonneur works with mostly old or local varieties.

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Let yourself be told about the Distillerie du Sonneur and find out more about this universe during a guided tour. Extend the experience with a tasting at the end of the tour. Two different kind of tours are available: the Introduction and the Balance …

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The Distillerie du Sonneur offers an ideal space for your meetings, after-work or any other type of event. Contact us and realize your event in an atypical and unique place in the center city of Le Mans.

Discover our ranges

You will soon be able to get our first creations: gin, vodka, raspberry eau de vie … Keep you informed and don’t miss their arrival in the shop !

Our history

The Distillerie du Sonneur takes its name from a small toad that lives near the orchards: the yellow-bellied toad (the « Sonneur » toad, meaning bell ringer in french). Giving its name to the distillery
allows us to highlight the inseparable link that exists between the land and the still in our farm. The desire to manufacture exceptional products can only be achieved with exceptional materials. Discover
our universe …

© Jonas Missaye

Our tours

Enter the world of the Distillerie du Sonneur thanks to the guided tours that are proposed to you. Two kinds of tours are available upon reservation: choose the one that will suit you best.

The Introduction will take you into the distillery’s world during a guided tour followed by the tasting of two products of the distillery (different according to the season).

The Balance’s will introduce you to the distillery’s world during a guided tour followed by a tasting of five products from the distillery (different depending on the season). Our five products will be accompanied by local appetizers.

Groups: The distillery also welcomes groups (minimum 20 people) all year round upon reservation only.

Your professional event

The Distillerie du Sonneur offers a space that can accommodate 60 people in seated meals and up to 100 people standing. Meetings, working breakfasts, after-work or any other type of event? Tell us what you need, we will find the best solution for your requests and your budget to enjoy an atypical and unique place in the center city of Le Mans.

The program of the Distillerie du Sonneur

The Distillery offers regular events: conferences, cocktail parties, tastings, restaurant evening … Find all the dates and information on our bimonthly program. Download it below or subscribe to the newsletter to receive it directly !

Our program

Distillerie du Sonneur
7 rue du vert Galant
72000 LE MANS

Distillerie du Sonneur


From Tuesday to Saturday : 2pm – 7pm

    T1 – Éperon – Cité Plantagenêt



All year round: tours on Saturday at 3pm and 5pm
From June to September: tours from Tuesday to Saturday at 3pm and on Saturday at 5pm

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Thank you for your confidence, we will welcome you with pleasure to the Distillery du Sonneur.