How To Pronounce 'Rhône'?
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A Quick Overview Of Rhône
The Rhône is the name of a river which runs through southeastern France - it runs through several towns and cities, including Avignon, Arles, and Lyon there. It reaches the sea in Marseille. The river originates in Switzerland, and many towns and cities are built on its banks there - including Geneva.
The Camargue wetlands region is located south of Arles, in the arms of the Rhône delta.
The Rhone valley in France produces numerous wines under AOC designations. The main, general Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée for the Rhone wines is Côtes du Rhône AOC. For wine-making purposes the Rhône is divided into the northern area, and the southern. In the south, Grenache tends to dominate (especially in Appellations like Châteaneuf du Pape), while in the north, Syrah is more popular.
That said, numerous grape varieties are used, and both red and white wines are made in the Rhône.
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