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Côtes du Rhône

Avignon Capital city of the Côtes du Rhône


Dating back to the arrival of the popes in Avignon in the Middle Ages, wine growing has rapidly developed in the Rhône valley. The wines today have progressed and now occupy a major place among the best AOC (a French control certification)  French wines.  In 1966 Avignon became the capital city of Côtes du Rhône wines.

Discover these wines of character in numerous restaurants and wine bars, or at the wine cellar at the Palais des Papes.
Want to get off the beaten track ? Follow the Côtes du Rhône tourist routes, from Avignon to Vienne, south of Lyon, from Vaison-la-Romaine to the Pont du Gard.  13 itineraries to discover the local produce and our highly colourful wines.




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