In the beginning were grapes
From the native Syrah to the complementary Roussanne and Marsanne grape varieties, we take a closer look at the array of Crozes-Hermitage grapes, the balanced wines for pleasure they produce and the pairings that hit all the right notes from starter through to pudding.
In our latitudes
Straddling the legendary forty-fifth parallel dividing the northern hemisphere into two equal parts, the Crozes-Hermitage wine region is home to myriad minute interlocking vineyard sites set between valley floors, hillsides and plateaux.
An appellation approaching its 100th anniversary
The Crozes-Hermitage wine region, an honorary member of the prestigious group of northern Rhone Valley growths, also ranks among France’s oldest appellations.
A wine region on a mission
The winegrowers of Crozes-Hermitage have made a pledge to reduce their environmental footprint using increasingly earth-friendly practices promoting biodiversity and natural resources.