Turist i Rasteau
|If you want to experience the medieval part
of the village you may
park the car at the lower
and go on foot in the northern and highest part of the
village at the church.
was once upon a time a castle
with only sparse remains left.
Saint-Didier was built in the 1100s. Part of the lost castle became part of the church's walls.
The cooperative was founded in 1925 and has
been one of the better cooperatives. Today it's leading an association of cooperatives in the area, Le Cercle des Vignerons du Rhône.
The village has no restaurant and no shops.
You may say it´s a very quiet village
At he tourist office you can buy quite a lot of wines from the appellation
also from producers not situated in the commune.
The office and the
cooperative organize wine and cultural events during the tourist season.
The year's touristic main event is Nuit du Vin, which, regardless of the day of
the week, will always be held on 14 August.
about the caveau at the tourist office and Nuit du Vin at the
bottom of the page)
Place de l''Eglise seen from the east. You have to go to the
nordthern side to find the entrance. Most photo at this site are from a visit in
View from Èglise Saint-Didier
To the left is a rest from the castle that
has been at place. The
restored building on the right contains Salle de desgustation (not for tourists)
The syndicate has
offices in the building, originally the residence of the bishop of Vaison
la Romaine, who in those days had more influence in the ares
than bishops from Avignon
The bell tower Tour de l'Horloge was established 1757 by
the entrance to the oldest part of the village.
To the right Chapelle Notre Dame des
Vignerons from the same periode.
Fontaine de la Monge (3 other fontains in the village) and the
Place de l'Apparent. The memory
stone is for the fallen in World War I.
The tourist office is situated at Rue des Ècoles by Place de l'Apparent
NUIT DU VIN
on 14 August 17.00 - midnight
from the event in 2014 Video
from AOP Rasteau (2017)
In 2018 the following producers offered their wines for
|ORTAS - Cave de
Domaine Beau Mistral
Domaine Bressy Masson
Domaine Combe Julière
Domaine des Coteaux des Travers
Domaine de l'Espigouette
Domaine des Escaravailles
Domaine des Banquettes
Domaine des Girasols
|Domaine des Nymphes
Domaine Didier Charavin
Domaine Grand Nicolet
Domaine La Luminaille
Domaine Toque Rouge
Château la Diffre