June 2021

In order to achieve autonomous energy production, the domain, forever engaged in the sustainable development, covers part of its roof with 96 photovoltaic pannels.        

May 2021

The domain widens its range of offers by opening two gites located right in the Grand Bois! The house of the Trader (le Négociant) and the house of the Winemaker (le Vigneron), able to welcome, respectively, 8 and 4 people.

April 2021

The domain Joseph Lafarge gets two new medals for its Macon Blanc 2020!

- Bronze medal in the "grands vins de France Mâcon" contest

- Silver medal in the National Vinalies contest

June 2020

The Clos du Grand Bois and the Domain Joseph Lafarge, already owning multiple touristic labels such as Vignes en Cave or Vignobles & Découvertes, are made ambassadors of the Route 71, web app created by the departmental council.

May 2020

The association Lugny Patrimoine installs, near the Grand Bois, for the walkers, a map (with captions), in order to teach about the history over the past three centuries of this place.

March 2020

Start of the renewing/rebuilding of the fourth building (the one to the north), which will be arranged, on the first half, into a gite, while the second part becomes an accomodation.

Achievement of the process programmed to December 2020...

Anthony Lafarge

22nd, January, 2020

During a ceremony organised in the viticultural highschool Mâcon-Davayé, the Domain Joseph Lafarge gets its Mâcon Rosé 2019 awarded by the highest distinction by the members of the Contest of wines from the Mâconnais and Beaujolais' jury (129th iteration): a Gold Medal. Another cuvée is also awarded: the Mâcon Blanc 2019, with a silver medal.

December 2019

The Mâcon-Lugny St-Pierre 2018 is distinguished by the belgium buying guide Vins et Terroirs Authentiques.

Anthony Lafarge

26th, November, 2019

The Clos du Grand Bois takes part in the animation of an encounter organised in Tournus over the Saone-et-Loire territory by the actors of the œnotourism on the theme of the label Vignoble & Découvertes, with multiple other wine domains labeled.

29th & 30th, August, 2019

Sophie Jovillard, the presenter of Echappées belles, is welcomed at the Clos du Grand Bois for a recording on the theme of the œnotourism in the setting of a broadcast dedicated to Burgundy and its vineyards (broadcasted on France 3 the 17th of November and on France 5 the 30th of November).
Cycliste| Lugny| Domaine joseph Lafarge

4th, June, 2019

The Clos du Grand Bois receives for lunch the double Tour de France Champion Bernard Thévenet (yellow jersey in 1975, right before Eddy Merckx, and again in 1977), accompanied by the organizers of Bourgogne Vélo Festival (Burgundy Bicycle Festival), event unfolding in Tournus the 14th & 15th of September, 2019, with one of the legs stopping at the Domain Joseph Lafarge!

May 2019

With the help of EDF (french electricity provider), multiple stakes made of cement along the way running through the Grand Bois are deleted, replaced by an underground line.

28th, March, 2019

The Domain Joseph Lafarge, vineyard leaning against the Clos du Grand Bois, receives its first award: the Distinction Saint-Vincent of the Mâcon wines, prized to the cuvée Mâcon Lugny Saint-Pierre 2018 by the Mâcon wine producers' Union.

September 2018

The Clos du Grand Bois makes the headlines of the bimonthly magazine "Actu Eco" from the Chamber of trading and industry in Saône-et-Loire.

2nd, June, 2018

Ginette and Micheline arrive at the Grand Bois.

May 2018

The Clos du Grand Bois, through the Domain Joseph Lafarge, signs in to the plans "VitiPass" and "Oeno Moment", set up to have people discover, taste and understand the wines of the Mâconnais and the Saône-et-Loire.

February 2018

The Clos du Grand Bois is awarded by Booking.com of two Guest Review Awards for the year 2017, one for the chambres d'hotes (9,3 out of 10) and the other for the œno-tonneaux (9,1 out of10).
Chambres d'hôtes en Bourgogne Franche-Comté | Lugny | Hébergement mâconnais| Domaine Joseph Lafarge

4th & 5th, November, 2017

The Clos du Grand Bois, being partner of the election of the Miss Val-de-Saône 2018, Ludivine Hyvernat and her four runners-up, as well as the singer Myriam Abel (winner of the Nouvelle Star, season 3) and the actress Dounia Coesens (Johanna Marci in the broadcasted series Plus Belle La Vie), séjournent au Clos du Grand Bois.

June 2017

Because of the change of the norms of comfort proposed by the Clos du Grand Bois, the quality label attributed by Gîtes de France is reviewed, going from three to four cobs (stars).

April & May 2017

The œno-tonneaux of the Clos du Grand Bois are selectionned to stand amongst the 48 accomodations of the Saône-et-Loire department proposed to the readers of the guide "Un grand week-end en Bourgogne-du-Sud" (A great week-end in South Burgundy) published by Hachette.

March 2017

The Clos du Grand Bois signs in to the the France Passion network, and joins 2000 other winemakers, farmers and other landworkers enabling camper vans to stay on their domain (via the "Formule Invitation" created in 1992).

January 2017

The Clos du Grand Bois gets the grade of 9.3 out of 10 for the year 2016 from the website Booking.com

23rd & 24th, October, 2016

The Clos du Grand Bois being a partner of the election Miss Val-de-Saône 2017, Flora Coquerel, Miss France 2014 and 3rd runner-up for Miss Universe 2015, stays at the Clos du Grand Bois.

August 2016

The Domain Joseph Lafarge sells its first bottle of crémant de Bourgogne and its first bottle of white wine aged in oak barrels (from the mâcon blanc collected in the 2015 harvest).

January 2016

End of the arranging work of the entrance of the domain: installation of a forged metal portail.

21st & 22nd, November, 2015

The Clos du Grand Bois, being partner of Miss Val-de-Saône 2016, Delphine Wespiser, miss France 2012, séjourne au Clos du Grand Bois.

29th, March, 2015

The firemen from Lugny train themselves at the Grand Bois.


Obtaining of the label "Vignobles & Découvertes" thanks to Atout France.

November 201

The Domain Joseph Lafarge sells its first bottle (Mâcon Blanc from the 2013 harvest).

Summer 2014

Le Clos du Grand Bois offers free and unlimited internet access through Wi-Fi to its visitors.

7th & 8th, June, 2014

The œno-tonneaux host their first visitors.

6th, June, 2014

The Clos du Grand Bois inaugurates the 5 œno-tonneaux.
Anthony Lafarge| Vigneron

September 2013

First harvest and grape pressing, as well as vatting, after the start of the wine cellar.

April 2013

The Clos du Grand Bois, two years after opening up, is ranked by the Figaro Magazine amongst the 200 most beautiful chambres d'hôtes in France.

Spring 2012

Muscat appears at the Grand Bois, chasing their first mice.


The Clos du Grand Bois is awarded the label "Écogîtes" by Gîtes de France.

9th, June, 2011

The Clos du Grand Bois recieves its first visitors shortly after opening its doors.

September 201

Start of the renewing works of the second building, the one hosting the chambres d'hôtes and the shared spaces.

March 2010

Planting of the fourty-three fruit trees of the orchard.

August 2009

The small pond next to the buildings of the Grand Bois is enlarged.