The vineyard of the Rhône valley makes up the second French AOC in terms of production and surface area. The Rhône valley vineyard extends over 76,330 hectares of vines. 92% of wine drinkers in France know the AOC of the Côtes du Rhône. The vineyard of the Rhône valley is one of the most extensive and diverse in France. The main varieties of the Rhône valley are Syrah, Grenache Noir, Mourvèdre, Voifnier, Marsanne, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc and Clairette Blanche. The AOC Côtes du Rhône allows the use of 21 varieties.