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Famous French family of vine growers; see under Seyve-Villard.

Important French vineyard in Saint-Vallier on the Drôme in the Rhône valley, founded by the breeder Bertille Seyve (1864-1939) and his father-in-law and partner Victor Villard. Later, their sons Bertille Seyve Jr. (1895-1959) and Joannes Seyve (1900-1966) were also active in the business. Here, from the end of the 19th century onwards, over a hundred new French varieties were developed by crossing American vines or hybrids with European vines. These were mostly hybrids of the...

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