Chateauneuf's history is extremely dense.
One of the most important periods to retain goes back to the time when the Popes had their residence in Avignon in the Xvth Century.
The village of Chateauneuf-du-Pape was at that time the papal summer residence (Jean XXII, Urbin V and Innocent VI) and they succeeded in imposing its wines. In the early Xxth Century winegrowers were regulerly acknowledged for their wines by a special board of judges which was set up under the instigation of Baron "le Roy de Boiseaumarié."
Mainly Grenache, with a proportion of Syrah and Mourvedre which are less im...
The House of Chapoutier is a winemaker and producer of the finest Rhône Valley appellations. From the Côte-Rôtie, through l'Hermitage, down to the Côtes du Rhône, our aim is to offer you the best portrait of the terroir.
The House of Chapoutier's School invites you to learn about wine in a different way. Take a look at the wine courses on offer, from wine tasting initiation to gastronomic dinners where the finest grand crus are showcased.