Learn About La Vieille Ferme Map It
Jean Pierre Perrin established La Vieille Ferme over 35 years
ago, when he chose to produce an inexpensive, straightforward
Rhone wine to sell by direct mail to French wine lovers.
He used the same grape varieties in similar proportions
to those planted at the family's Chateau de Beaucastel, in a
similar vinification process. The result was an immediate success
in France, a...
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Learn About Other Rhône
Other appellations of the Rhône include: in the North – St-Péray, Chateau Grillet; in the South – Lirac, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Tricastin, Rasteau
Learn About Rhone Red Blends
The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...
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