Foto from La Mason webpage.
... If I close my eyes I can hear the walls whisper and I can smell the grapes and if I put my Imagination to work ... swoooshh... I'm there, in the 1300.
The “Mason” of the Temple
The “Mason” in the Middle Ages, was an important stopping place in the journey to the Holy Land. This “mansio” situated along the Roman road “Postumia”, in the XII century changed its name to “Mason del Tempio” (Abode of the Temple) because inside its premises the Knights Templar had come to settle.