Northern Rhône

The northern half of the Rhône is best known for the exotic, voluptuous whites of Condrieu and spicy, savoury Syrah from Côte-Rôtie, Cornas and Hermitage. These dramatically steep slopes line the Rhône river, demanding back-breaking labour by hand to farm these extraordinary vineyards.

About the wines of the Northern Rhone

About the wines of the Northern Rhone

The vineyards of the Northern Rhône lie south of the gastronomic capital of Lyon and follow the course of the Rhône river to Vienne. Despite accounting for just 5% of the Rhône’s wine production, the villages and towns of its 45-mile length have become world famous.


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