The vineyard belonging to Cornas holds a high reputation, and has done for very many years.
Charlemagne, Saint Louis et Louis XVth are often referred to in context to Cornas.
On the eve of the French Revolution people spoke of the " Black wine " produced in Cornas and in the 19th Century it was given equal rating with the wines of Chateauneuf du Pape.
Similarly to Côte-Rotie and Condrieu, hard working conditions on the lands led to large scale rural exodus.
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.