Links and history of the Maison de la Mirabelle
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in 1895, Michel GRALLET, Amable and Ophèle GRALLET’s son, planted his first mirabelle plum trees in Rozelieures.
His son Jean extended the orchard and built a distillery.
In 1973, after having undertaken agronomy engineering studies, Hubert GRALLET took up the business of the family and created the sale market of eaux de vie and liqueurs directly from the property.
He also planted 3 Hectares of Williams pear trees.
A passion for the golden fruit...
Nowadays, the family cultivates 30 hectares of fruit trees, including 25 hectares of mirabelle plum trees, which represents more than 5000 mirabelle plum trees with a potential of 400 tons of fruit.
About one third of the annual production is distilled Rozelieures. The remaining two thirds supply fruit can producers and markets.
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In 2002, Hubert and Anne-Marie GRALLET, together with their daughter Sabine, In 2002, Hubert and Anne-Marie GRALLET, had the idea of creating a house dedicated to the mirabelle plumt, in order to promote the local fruit and to share their passion with people.
The people of Lorraine can be proud of their “world champion” mirabelle plum, since 70% of the mondial production of mirabelle plums come from Lorraine !