The FRAPIN family has been established in the south west of France since 1270, initially as a family of wine-growers. They then became distillers and have continued in this tradition for 20 generations. The Grande Champagne region, Premier Cru de Cognac was where the family chose to settle. They established their headquarters in the Fontpinot Castle at Segonzac.  Francois RABELAIS. In the family tree, there is the famous 16th century author Francois RABELAIS, son of Antoine Rabelais and Catherine FRAPIN.  The House of FRAPIN pays tribute to its illustrious ancestor with the prestigious ‘Cuvee Rabelais.’


Much of the information on this page was obtained directly from the House’s website.

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