Category Archive for: ‘PRESSE’

France’s leading wine guide, the Guide Hachette, says that Limoux’s « dynamic team finds its efforts well rewarded ».   The latest 2012 edition of this authoritative publication again awards a star to the Rives-Blanques chardonnay, Odyssée. The publication of this guide marks the tenth consecutive vintage from Rives-Blanques to be included. « Harmonious … delicate aromas of fresh […]

The Rives-Blanques chardonnay-chenin Pays d’Oc was again selected by the respected Belgian wine writer Frank van der Auwera in his just-published  Wijnkoopgids 2012, a guide to the 300 best wines in Belgium below € 10.00. « We can taste the environment-friendly policy of these creative winegrowers in this glass » he says.  « Crystal clear … a charming […]

There is no sign of the bubble bursting, says Gilbert & Gaillard in an article on sparkling wine in its latest edition.   In fact, Champagne sales are still remarkably buoyant, and the five biggest markets for other French sparkling wines have shown significant increases in demand. The sparkling wines from Rives-Blanques were described as ‘very […]

The Languedoc is the land of discovery, according to the Revue du Vin de France, which publishes the world’s oldest wine magazine, and an annual guide to the best wines in France. The 2012 edition of the Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France praises a ‘young generation producing wines that correspond to the region’s identity: […]