Category Archive for: ‘Laatste Nieuws’

De Kaasmeester, Ron Pieters, van de wereld bekende Reypenaer kazen, zal Rives-Blanques weer bezoeken ditmaal om een kaas/wijn proeverij te organiseren special voor de Nederlandse Vereniging in de Languedoc Roussillon. Ron zal een selectie Reypenaer kazen meebrengen gemaakt van geiten en koeien kazen om deze te proeven niet alleen met de sprankelende en niet sprankelende […]

“It was a brave move”, says Decanter’s Andrew Jefford, “to introduce barrel fermentation (….) but it is the varietal possibilities that give Limoux whites their interest.  No one else in southern France can do anything remotely similar”. This insightful article about Limoux’s still wines follows “Kissing the Wind”, a look at the appellation’s fizz, which […]

The respected French wine magazine, La Revue du Vin de France, has completed its colossal task of tasting the wines from all the country’s appellations. We are extremely proud to be included in its selection of the best wines of the year for the fourteenth consecutive year without exception. “2014 was a complicated vintage for […]

The Wine Advocate published the results of its Languedoc specialist, Jeb Dunnuck’s review of the region’s wines. The Rives-Blanques chenin blanc Dédicace 2012 (“another stunner from this producer”) was awarded 92 “Parker points”.   “A beautiful white that’s well worth the effort to track down” At the same time, our flagship Odyssée 2013 “a terrific […]

  The Competition of the Great Wines of France in Macon gave our chenin blanc, Dédicace 2012 a gold medal, one of thirteen gold medals awarded to the white wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon. The 60 year-old wine competition hit the Guinness Book of Records in 1989 for being the biggest wine competition in the world. […]