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Roquemaure lies on the right (west) bank of the Rhône, at the eastern end of a narrow limestone ridge, the Montagne de Saint Geniès, that rises abruptly from the flat alluvial plain and extends for 4.5 kilometres (2.8 miles) in an east-west direction.

The town is 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) north of Avignon, 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) south-southeast of Orange and 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) west of Châteauneuf-du-Pape which lies on the other side of the Rhône.

The house boasts 360 degree views of the coast, hillside towns of Opio and Chateauneuf, and foothills of provence.

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An area filled with an endearing series of tasting rooms and countless rows of perfectly tended vines.

I was ready for the conference and winery tours and anything else that came my way.

The Voignier, a white grape, is an ancient import to the region.

The Provence Wine Region of Chateauneuf du Pape is notable for the Cote du Rhone wine, Chateauneuf du Pape, a blended wine, most often red and including the Syrah grape indigenous to the region.

Viticulture is still an important activity in the commune.

Several types of wine are produced including some classified as Côtes du Rhône Appellation d'origine contrôlée.A large supermarket is 2 minutes down the road as are the local bakery and butcher.The property is south facing so it enjoys the sun the entire day.In the 18th century Roquemaure was the centre of attempts to regulate the production of wine in the area and the term "Côte du Rhône" was coined.The town is infamous for being the site where phylloxera, a pest of grapevines, was introduced into France from North America in the 1860s.Walla Walla is enthralling with its plethora of tasting rooms.

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