Area classified as an independent appellation and cru in 2018 in the Vaucluse department in the southern part of the Rhône wine region. Before the survey, it was one of the communes in the Côtes du Rhône-Villages area that are allowed to add its name. Excavations with remains of Roman amphorae point to ancient viticulture. In the Middle Ages, the area was cultivated by the Catholic orders of the Templars and St John. The vineyards are situated on a chain of hills that stretches from the Pre-Alps to the Rhône. They comprise over 1,000 hectares of vineyards on reddish clay with sandstone and gravel. The red wines are mainly blended from Grenache Noir(Garnacha Tinta), Syrah and Mourvèdre(Monastrell). The white wines are mainly made from Clairette, Grenache Blanc(Garnacha Blanca) and Roussanne. Well known producers are Domaine d'Aéria, Cave des Vignerons Réunis à Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes, Domaine Ameillaud, Domaine Brusset, Domaine l'Oratoire Saint-Martin, Domaine Rabasse-Charavin and Domaine Richaud.