Cellier des Princes is the leading cooperative in the Chateauneuf du Pape appellation. Created in 1924, Cellier des Princes is located in the commune of Courthezon. The name of the cooperative was changed in 1960 to Cellier des Princes. In total, 240 growers participate in the cooperative. Growers working with Cellier des Princes are under contract to provide 100% of their crop for the allotted time of their agreement. On average, close to 150 hectares of vines from Chateauneuf du Pape are sold to Cellier des Princes each year. When added with the other Southern Rhone Valley appellations, close to 750 hectares of grapes are
produced and delivered to the cooperative in every vintage.