Learn More About Touring Around Châteauneuf du Pape
Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet:
As you understood from my former post, organising your touring day in Châteauneuf du Pape can prove a bit challenging.
Just back from a “in depth” 3 days tour in Châteauneuf du Pape we organised for wine lovers, here is some more information about the Chateauneuf area.
All the 300 wineries of Châteauneuf du Pape will do a different wine from one another for many reasons such as
…Continue reading here for Philippe’s photos from their tour. You will begin to understand how grape type, vine stock and terroir (soil and aspect) affect the harvest. Once the grapes have been collected, the science behind fermentation and blending begins, and can take many directions before the wine reaches your glass.
More reading and touring ideas for Châteauneuf du Pape
The Salon des Vins at Châteauneuf-du-Pape by Keith Van Sickle
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Out of This World Wine by PJ Adams
Calling Wine Lovers! Join a Wine Tour in Provence in September with Emily Durand