Week 2: The Rhone Valley

This week's Wine Foundation Series focuses on the Rhone Valley, both Northern and Southern, as shown on the following map: 

Important Appellations of the Northern Rhône:

Côte-Rôtie

[Red Only: Syrah (with some Viognier allowed)]

Condrieu

[White Only: Viognier]

Saint-Joseph

[Red & White: Syrah, Marsanne, Roussanne]

Crozes-Hermitage

[Red & White: Syrah, Marsanne, Roussanne]

Hermitage

[Red & White: Syrah, Marsanne, Roussanne]

Cornas

[Red Only: Syrah]

Important Appellations of the Southern Rhône:

Côte-du-Rhône

[Red & White: Grenache, etc.]

Côte-du-Rhône-Villages

[Red & White: Grenache, etc.]

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

[Red & White: Grenache, etc.]

Gigondas

[Red: Grenache, etc.]

Vacqueyras

[Red: Grenache, etc.]

Beaumes-de-Venise

[Red & Dessert Wine: Grenache, etc. & Muscat]