Nowadays, many wine lovers simply refer to Hermitage or Côte Rôtie as "Chapoutier".
Michel Chapoutier, a dynamic and determined individual has been taking the Rhône valley by storm for almost 10 years. In the pursuit of perfection, he has focused his considerable talent and efforts on bending the "terroirs" to his will. This energetic wine producer and merchant has achieved worldwide recognition through a commitment to quality and wines of the highest calibre. Chapoutier's magic is not confined to Valence, he has vineyards in the Roussillon and even in Australia.