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Vaucluse has been a land of wine since ancient times. Popes, French kings, have, over the centuries, placed the region's wines on their tables, and for generations, vine growing families have created powerful and aromatic wines in this sun-drenched region, including the renowned Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, Beaumes-de-Venise..;
This thousand-year long tale of love between Vaucluse and vines has left some beautiful relics: fragments of wine amphora, Bacchus' head in Vaison la Romaine, grape picking scenes on bas-reliefs in Beaumes de Venise... And the vine museums, which tell the history of vine growers, with collections of ancient tools, bottles and corkscrews...
This winter is a special one for Sylvie Vacheron, the vineyard owner, as “Le Clos du Caillou” is celebrating 60 years since its foundation. A source of pride for this property in Côtes du Rhône and Châteauneuf du Pape, as well as a surge of memories…