WELCOME TO HdR THE WORLD’S LARGEST INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION OF RHÔNE VARIETY WINES

HdR is an experience that embraces the versatility of Rhône wines and embodies the distinctive spirit in which they are created.

This truly unique three-day event is regarded as the single most important and fun gathering of international Rhône wine producers and enthusiasts in the world. Celebrating the passion and spirit of winemakers world wide, participants will expand their knowledge of the twenty-two varieties while satisfying their thirst for knowledge.

After fifteen years of hosting the annual event HdR has evolved from a yearly celebration to a year-round operation. Other activities include the Robert Parker California Rhône Tasting, on-going educational opportunities, international scholarship program and the year-round promotion of Rhône wines.

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HdR operates as a non-profit business league with the specific purpose of improving the business conditions of the grape growers and wine producers of Rhône varietal wines and grapes throughout the world. We serve as an international vintners association, providing promotional and educational opportunities through our annual event. Proceeds from this event are used to carry out programs that benefit Rhône producers throughout the world. HdR is not affiliated with any other charitable organization.

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