The Gigondas appellation is celebrating its 50th anniversary

The Gigondas appellation is celebrating its 50th anniversary, after its wines secured Côtes du Rhône Cru or growth status in a decree dated January 6, 1971. There might not be many reasons to rejoice at the moment, but the winegrowers and negociants of Gigondas are determined to celebrate this anniversary in good spirits. They have made it their mission to live up to the origins of the village’s only recognised name which seemingly stems from the Latin Jocunditas, meaning joy. In fact, some peop...

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