As of antiquity, the valley of Esclans was very famous for its grapes which furnished the rich Roman tables. The DOMAINE DU JAS D'ESCLANS is mentioned in the records as soon as the XIII century. It is also reproduced on the Cassini’s map in 1740.

The activities of the DOMAINE evolved throughout the centuries. First sheep fields of summer pastures from which its name of JAS; then significant sericulture whose alleys of mulberry trees being used to feeds the silkworms still remain the witnesses; and the viticulture which remains the only activity continuing nowadays.