Tips about Rhône Valley wineries: Our Essential Guide

Discover the Chateauneuf du Pape wineries and tips to plan your trip. Find the information you need about Cote du Rhone, Chateauneuf du Pape, its wines and vineyards.

Côte du Rhône wineries: North and South

The city of Lyon is cut in half by the river Rhone. It is on its banks, a short one-hour drive south of the city, that we find most of the famous Côte du Rhône wineries, which produce renowned wines with local appellations like Hermitage, Condrieu or Côte Rotie.

The Côte du Rhône wineries open their doors to visitors to reveal some of the secrets behind their most celebrated appellations and cepages. Once you’ve taken part in an insightful tour of the vineyards and cellars, make sure you indulge in some of the local specialties at one of the many traditional bouchons Lyonnaises restaurants.

Chateauneuf du Pape wineries                                                              

Very close to the city of Avignon (and its famous bridge), you will find the heart of one of France’s most acclaimed appellations: eager wine enthusiasts visit the Chateauneuf du Pape wineries daily to learn about this legendary AOC’s history and of course, to taste its incredible wines, the result of blending up to 13 different grape varieties. A tour of one of these Chateauneuf du Pape wineries will allow you to understand the myth behind the Pope’s wine and its unique terroir.

North and South of Lyon, you will be able to discover the many Côte du Rhône wineries open to the public. Enjoy the beautifully warm weather, a glass of superb Syrah and relax.


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