The vines, like the olives, are to be found everywhere in the Clermontais. The winegrowers started creating landscapes with parcels of land many years ago. There is no road without a landscape of vines.
Here and there are sloping terraces with stone walls, bits of land next to a mazet or a small house which are still used for storing small tools and spending time with the family.
The villages have a very particular architecture of small houses built one next to the other and with a carriage entrance that opens onto the road where a tractor or wooden containers for harvesting grapes were stored. And also wine fermentation tanks. Some of the big houses that were owned by wine traders are witness to the increasing prosperity in the 19th century.
In the countryside, some of the bigger winegrowing domains were also referred to as ‘follies’ as the vineyards surrounding them got bigger and bigger.