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Chateauneuf du Pape has for years
produced a favorite Cote du Rhone wine, a
red wine from the region bearing the same
Chateauneuf du Pape is on the east side of
the Rhone River, south of Orange.
Chateauneuf du Pape is about 16 km north of Avignon on
the east side of the Rhone River, north of Avignon and
south of Orange.
The French Popes headquartered in Avignon rather than
live in Rome from 1309 to 1378 and they built summer
residences with vineyards in Chateauneuf du Pape.
According to some histories of the region, the Rhone
River valley was one of the earliest wine regions of
France. The Romans used the area for wine production
and used the river to ship wine and grains south to the
seaports as they established provincial centers in Arles,
Avignon, St Remy, Orange, and Nimes.
Côte Rôtie was one of the earliest Cote du Rhone wines.
This blend of red and white wine of the Northern Rhone
was exported by the Romans who found the indigenous
people using the Syrah grape, a red variety indigenous to
the region, when they arrived in 300 BC.
The Voignier, a white grape, is an ancient import to the
The palaces of the French Popes was
damaged during WWII and has remained in
Visit the ruins North of Avignon where you
will find Chateauneuf du Pape on the east
side of the Rhone River before you reach
To reach Chateauneuf du
Pape, travel 16 km North of
Avignon and look for signs
to Chateauneuf du Pape on
the east side of the Rhone
The Provence Wine Region of Chateauneuf du Pape is
notable for the Cote du Rhone wine, Chateauneuf du Pape, a
blended wine, most often red and including the Syrah grape
indigenous to the region. Many of the 100 or so vineyards in
the area provide wine tastings. Cote du Rhone can be a red or white
The Provence Wine Region of Chateauneuf
du Pape became summer home to the seven
French Popes who headquartered in Avignon
from 1309 to 1378.
The remains of the 1333
summer home of the
seven French Popes
who headquartered in
Avignon from 1309 to
The Provence Wine Region of
Chateauneuf du Pape is home to
over 150 vineyards and many
Visit Cave du Verger des Papes
just below the remains of the
The Provence Wine
Pape offers cellars
where vintners offer
The village offers a
wine museum that
making tools dating
to the 16th Century.
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The Chateauneuf du Pape wine region of Provence is
located on the east bank of the Rhone River, 16 km
north of Avignon
Provence Wine Region, Chateauneuf du Pape, Wine of Southern France
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In the vicinity of Cave du Verger des Papes, near
the ruins, you can visit several wineries for tasting.
Beaucastel and Vieux Telegraphe are two of the
better known wineries of the over 100 in the area.
Beaucastel and Vieux Telegraphe are two of the better
known wineries of the over 150-180 (according to wine
region guides) vineyards in the Chateauneuf du Pape
wine region of Provence.