The town of Aubigné-sur-Layon is located in the department of Maine-et-Loire, in the Pays de la Loire. It is a village of fewer than 400 inhabitants which had its heyday during the period from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution. In the fifteenth century, the town of Aubigné-sur-Layon then called Aubigné-Briand belonged to the Duchy of Anjou. The village was fortified and there was a castle, a church, halls, a hospital and even hotels.
The village is located on the territory of the Coteaux du Layon is famous for the wines produced there. Sweet white wine whose rich Dutch merchants were fond of the sixteenth century and have contributed to value through their journeys as were provisions for the sale.