Learn more about VDP du Vaucluse
The Vin de Pays du Vaucluse wine region lies in the western part of Provence (along the border with Rhone) in the department of Vaucluse. Mountains occupy a significant proportion of the eastern half of the department, with Mont Ventoux, also known as "the Giant of Provence", dominating the landscape.
Red, white and rose wines incorporate an array of southern French varieties, although the focus in on Grenache, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The region has attracted investment by some leading winemakers from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, who have acquired vineyards on the slopes of Mont Ventoux.
The Brunier brothers from Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe, produce a wine at Domaine la Roquette which they have choose classify as Vin de Pays du Vaucluse, as the blend experiments with the addition of Cabernet Sauvignon to the dominant Grenache.
Another excellent ambassador of the region is Domaine de Chapoton.