Founded in 1781, Vidal-Fleury is the oldest continuously operating winery in the Rhone Valley. Thomas Jefferson visited the estate in 1787. Today, Vidal-Fleury is renowned in the United States for its authentic yet forward-thinking style. The wines, coming from both the Northern and Southern regions of the Rhone Valley, are acclaimed by critics and consumers alike. Combining 230 years of tradition with a state-of-the-art winemaking facility designed to optimize oak aging, bottling, and bottle maturation, Vidal-Fleury crafts authentic, clean, and approachable Rhone wines, striving for distinctiveness and the highest quality. Among them are Cotes du Rhone red and white, Crozes-Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and Cote-Rotie. Vidal-Fleurys winery is in the prestigious Northern Rhone appellation of Cote-Rotie and sits at the foot of Cote Blonde, one of the winerys finest vineyards and the one largely responsible for its reputation today.