Vinsobres seen from the west
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Serge Cornud|
|Area1||35.42 km2 (13.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||31/km2 (81/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||26377 /26110|
|Elevation||184–520 m (604–1,706 ft)|
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Alphonse de Bounard was the Marquis of Archimbaud, Lord of Roquebrune, Vérone and Vinsobres, Baron of Montguers and royalist member of parliament for Nyons.
According to the tradition he was descended from the Cort Palatine and Italian painter, Arcimboldo.
The oldest form is de Vinzobrio, attested in 1137. It is made up of the root, vintio-, which originates from the pre-Celtic vin-t (height), and from the Celtic suffix briga (mountain).
- The ruins of a castle keep tower over the village, and the remains of the medieval enclosure and one gate, known as the "Portalou" can also be seen.
- La Touche, Deurre and the Château of Véronne: are all fortified houses dating from the Modern Period.
Vinsobres is an appellation for red wine since 2006.
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