“The aromas draw you into this wine, so full and rich, yet so fresh” says Hilary Akers of the Financieel Dagblad about our Occitania 2015. “This wine is unique, like Burgundy but different.” The respected Dutch food and wine writer concluded that Occitania is “juicy, with body and structure … something to really get your teeth […]
An in-depth review of the ‘wallet-friendly’ wines of the Languedoc, “delicious and affordable, yet true to their terroir” was published by the American Wine Enthusiast magazine. An “outstanding” price/quality ratio balanced by “terroir-driven finessse” results in wines that can “excite even the most jaded palates”, the authoritative magazine said. They tasted a number of “stellar” Rives-Blanques wines, […]
Excellent tasting notes on four Rives-Blanques wines, of which two feature as the “Editor’s Choice”, in the latest edition of Wine Enthusiast. Highlights of Wine Enthusiast’s supporting article on Southern France’s Wallet-Friendly Wines can be read here.
Jan explains in an interview with Hubrecht Duijker how white wine best accompanies most cheeses, describing the wine and cheese tastings done at Rives-Blanques with Cheese Master Ron Pieters of the Dutch Reypenaer cheese company. It all started with the legendary Bill Hogan some fifteen years ago, an American cheesemaker in Ireland who was almost […]
The internationally respected doyen of Dutch wine writers, Hubrecht Duijker, selected a Rives-Blanques wine as one of his ‘finds’ of the month – for the third month in a row. In October he describes our “surprising” chenin blanc, Dédicace 2015, as being both fresh and full.