Our Written Press
January 2011: Decanter Magazine publishes a regional profile of Limoux in its February issue and includes two Rives-Blanques wines in its top selection
January 2011: Vivre! a new book devoted to the Dutch winegrowers of France, was published this month.
December 2010: Belgium's Guide to the 300 best affordable wines Wijnkoop Gids 2011 includes two from Rives-Blanques -
December 2010: The world's most published winewriter, Dutchman Hubrecht Duijker, has published a new book called De Duizend van Duijker which devotes two pages to the wines and the people of Rives-Blanques.
November 2010 The US wine magazine Wine Enthusiast, cites the Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux as one of the best in its December issue.
November 2010: Harper's, the UK wine trade magazine, selects the six best wines of the Outsider's Tasting in London, including Vintage Rose from Chateau Rives-Blanques -
October 2010: Gault Millau's Guide to the Meilleurs Vins de France endorses the entire Rives-Blanques range in its 2011 edition. -
September 2010: Guide Hachette 2011 praises Rives-Blanques wines across the entire range
September 2010: The Grand Guide des Vins de France 2011 by Bettane & Desseauve awards a smiley face to Rives-Blanques
August 2010: The wine guide Les Meilleurs Vins de France 2011 published by La Revue du Vin de France cites Rives-Blanques wines across the board ...
July 23, 2010: Daily newspapers L'Indépendant and Midi Libre both carry articles about the approaching 10th harvest at Rives-Blanques -
June 2010: The leading German-language wine magazine Vinum says Limoux is a treasure trove for anyone on a discovery tour ...
May 2010 Rives-Blanques features for the 9th consecutive year amongst the best wines of the millésime, according to La Revue du Vin de France -
May 2010: Rhinegold's Festivals publication salutes the Bath Music & Literature Festivals wine from Rives-Blanques. -
April 2010: The leading Italian wine publication, Gambero Rosso focuses on the world's biggest wine region, and highlights two Rives-Blanques wines ... both made from mauzac -
March 2010: The Spectator makes a special offer of our Pays d' Oc in time for Easter ... -
March/April 2010: The award-winning French wine magazine Terre de Vins throws the spotlight on white wines, and includes our Dédicace ... -
February 2010: The Dutch wine magazine Wijnpers features the two Dutch members of Languedoc's association of female winegrowers
January 2010: France's No. 1 Sommelier comments on the 50 top wine-producers of the Languedoc, and finds favour with Xaxa
December 13, 2009: Blanquette de Limoux sparkles in Jancis Robinson's selection of the best bubbles in The Weekend Financial Times -
Jancis Robinson visits Rives-Blanques and gives full kudos to Limoux on her website and in the Financial Times -
November 2009: The doyen of Dutch wine writers, Hubrecht Duijker, focuses on the wines of Rives-Blanques ... -
November 2009: the Italian journalist Alessandro Torcoli visits Chateau Rives-Blanques for the magazine Civiltà del Bere
October 2009: Rives-Blanques revisited: the internet's Wine Doctor comes to this 'must-taste' domaine -
October 2009: The Guide des Vins written by Patrick Dussert-Gerber praises the Chardonnay and Chenin blanc in the Rives-Blanques range ... - 2009/10/18
October 2009: The American Wine Enthusiast is enthusiastic about "France's most compelling value region" and choses the Rives-Blanques Blanquette as one of its 'best value buys' ... - 2009/10/14
September 2009: The German wine magazine Weinwirtschaft finds the AOC Limoux wines from Rives-Blanques to be - 2009/10/02
September 19, 2009: Hubrecht Duijker, the famous Dutch wine critic devotes his column in the Dutch Financial Times FD Persoonlijk to Rives-Blanques
September 21: The Dutch Limburger daily newspaper highlights the 'Feminine Elegance' of our Limoux wines ...
September 2009: Guide Hachette 2010 awards the Rives-Blanques chardonnay with a star
August 2009: The famous 'Green Guide' to the Meilleurs Vins de France 2010 includes a number of wines from Rives-Blanques ...
August 2009: The Grand Guide des Vins de France 2010 published by the renowned French wine writing duo, Bettane and Desseauve, included several wines from Rives-Blanques ...
August 8 2009: The Daily Mirror recommends the Rives-Blanques Chardonnay du Domaine as a 'recession-proof bargain' in Ireland ...
August 2009: France's much-loved 'Guide Rouge' to the best wines at the best prices, came out with its 2010 edition this month, and included the Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux .
July 18, 2009: Belgium's leading financial newspaper, de Tijd devotes a full page to Limoux and features the Rives-Blanques mauzac, Cuvée Occitania, as wine critic Frank van der Auwera's Bottle of the Week
July 2009: Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages gives top marks to the Rives-Blanques chenin blanc .
June 2009: The Best Sommelier in the World choses a Vin de Pays d'Oc from Rives-Blanques
June 2009: France's first and foremost wine magazine, La Revue du Vin de France includes the Rives-Blanques mauzac, Cuvée Occitania amongst the best wines of the 2008 vintage
May 2009: Should there be a single representative body of the French vineyard? The Rives-Blanques winemaker joins the discussion in this month's Réussir Vigne
April 2009: The Belgian wine writer, Frank van der Auwera, includes a Rives-Blanques wine in his 2009 Guide to the 300 best quality/price wines in that country, for the 4th year in a row
March 2009: Perswijn in The Netherlands praises ' the beautiful white wines of Limoux' in an extensive article about Rives-Blanques on its website.
March 2009: Wine Enthusiast picks the Rives-Blanques chardonnay, Cuvée de l'Odyssée as its Best Buy this month.
March 2009: The SAS in-flight magazine Scanorama calls the Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux "a real cracker" ...
January 2009: Drinks International looks at the appellations of the Languedoc and Catalunya, and singles out the Chateau Rives-Blanques chenin blanc, Dédicace ...
January 2009: The Rives-Blanques chardonnay Cuvée de l'Odyssée features amongst the top 44 French white wines chosen by the 2009 Dutch wine guide, Proefschrift
December 2008: Languedoc a new book written about the wines of the Languedoc by Swedish wine expert Britt Karlsson explores Rives-Blanques ...
November 2008: The special "Wines of France" supplement of Le Figaro newspaper recommends the Cuvée de l'Odyssée from Rives-Blanques in its edition on the Languedoc-Roussillon
November 2008: Dutch Wine Writer Gert Crum puts La Trilogie from Rives-Blanques on a pedestal in the definitive restaurant guide, Lekker 2009
October/November 2008: The Languedoc Sun recommends two wines from Chateau Rives-Blanques for the festive season ...
Oct/Nov 2008: The biggest daily newspaper in The Netherlands, de Telegraaf, features the five top red and white wines from the country's five top importers ...
Octobre 2008: Discovering the 'rare' Rives-Blanques mauzac, Cuvée Occitania, is an 'extraordinary pleasure' writes the world's most published wine writer, Dutchman Hubrecht Duijker
October 2008: La Revue du Vin de France rediscovers the Languedoc ...
September 2008: The new Guide Hachette 2009 cites Rives-Blanques wines for the 6th consecutive vintage ... -
August 2008: Le Grand Guide des Vins de France 2009 written by the famous French duo Bettane & Desseauve finids that Rives-Blanques wines are in the ascent
August 2008: The 2009 edition of Patrick Dussert-Gerber's wine guide likes La Trilogie and Dédicace best ...
August 2008: The Guide des Meilleurs Vins à Petits Prix 2009 , published by La Revue du Vin de France, places Rives-Blanques at the top of the Limoux appellation ...
August 2008: The famous 'Guide Vert' to the best wines of France includes the Rives-Blanques range in its 2009 edition ....
July 2008: The leading wine magazine in the Netherlands, Perswijn dedicates 4 pages to Limoux in this month's issue ...
June 28, 2008: The Spectator calls the Rives-Blanques chardonnay 'gorgeous' in its latest issue ...
June 2008: Rives-Blanques selected for the 7th year in a row in La Revue du Vin de France's tasting of the best wines of the millésime ... -
May 2008: The Guide Hubert 2008, an authoritative food and wine guide published by Pierre Casamayor recommends two wines from Rives-Blanques .
24 April 2008: La Dépeche du Midi salutes the two regional producers who won medals for wines made by sustainable viticulture, of which one was Rives-Blanques
April 2008: This month's edition of La Revue du Vin de France recommends La Trilogie from Rives-Blanques as one of the 100 most 'original' and 'characterful' wines in France ...
March 28 2008: The leading Dutch daily national newspaper de Telegraaf waxed 'lyrical' about the "modern elegant white wines" from Rives-Blanques in today's edition.
16 February 2008: The Saturday magazine of Le Monde calls the Rives-Blanques La Trilogie " an honour to the Languedoc, a magnificent, superb wine ...."
January 2008: The eminent Bordeaux-based wine writer Didier Ters zooms in on Rives-Blanques in his French wine website, http://www.lejournalduvin.com .... -
January 5, 2008: One of Ireland's major national daily newspapers, The Irish Independent , choses the Cuvée Occitania from Rives-Blanques as one of the wines 'making its mark' in the Languedoc ...
December 2007: Frank van de Auwera's renowned Wine Guide 2008 introduces Belgians to a 'wonderful and above all original wine' from Rives-Blanques - the mauzac, Cuvée Occitania.
December 15, 2007: The Irish Times sets the scene for Christmas Day with the Chateau Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux -
December 2007: Terre de Vins highlights Limoux's carnival, culture, and hidden treasures ... also at Rives-Blanques, where everything is Tout en Blanques
November 29, 2007: Two wines from Rives-Blanques were featured in the Midi Libre's special supplement on the best wines of Languedoc-Roussillon .... -
October 2007: Hachette Pratique 's Guide to the 1000 Vins du Monde published by the Oenologists of France rates the Rives-Blanques chardonnay, Cuvée de l'Odyssée at the top of the Limoux appellation ....
October 2007: The French gastronomic magazine, Thuries says Limoux whites rival the very best white wines of France .... -
September 2007: Lyon's daily newspaper Le Progres praises two wines from Rives-Blanques in a special supplement ....
September 2007: A France Update in this month's edition of the UK's trade magazine The Drinks Business cites Limoux as a 'prime example' of new developments ...
September 2007: The Belgian culinary magazine, Ambiance salutes the Rives-Blanques la Trilogie in its blind tasting of Languedoc wines ... -
September 5, 2007: The respected French current affairs magazine, L'Express, gave Limoux a coup de coeur and selected the Rives-Blanques La Trilogie as one of its best bottles ... -
September 6, 2007: The leading French current affairs magazine, Le Point published a special 108-page Wine supplement, featuring Limoux as a top appellation and Rives-Blanques as a top producer .... -
September 2007: The Guide Hachette des Vins 2008 awards a star to the Rives-Blanques chardonnay .... -
August 2007: The Petit Futé's 2008 guide to the 1001 Meilleurs Vins à moins de € 8.00 includes the Rives-Blanques country wine ... -
August 2007: The famous French wine-tasting duo Bettane & Desseauve include Rives-Blanques in their selection for Le Grand Guide des Vins de France 2008 -
August 2008: Patrick Dussert-Gerber's highly respected Wine Guide 2008 includes three wines from Rives-Blanques ...
August 2007: The indispensible little 'Red Guide' to the best value wines in France recommends the chenin blanc from Rives-Blanques ...
July 7/8 2007: Jancis Robinson recommends the chenin blanc from Rives-Blanques, Dédicace , in an article entitled 'Where Blood is Thicker than Wine' in the Financial Times
July 25, 2007: Pure Pleasure! is how the newspaper Midi Libre describes the 2005 Cuvée Occitania from Chateau Rives-Blanques in its feature on the great gold medal winners of the Concours des Grands Vins du Languedoc-Roussillon
June 2007: Rives-Blanques embarks on an adventure of sexual confusion, reports Reussir Vigne
June 2007: The most published wine writer in the world, Dutchman Hubrecht Duijker, praises the mauzac from Chateau Rives-Blanques
May 2007: Belgium's most prolific wine writer, Frank van der Auwera finds the Wow! factor in two Rives-Blanques wines ...
May 2007: La Revue du Vin de France makes its selection of the best wines of the 2006 millésime, and includes the Chateau Rives-Blanques chenin blanc, Dédicace
April 2007: La Revue du Vin de France writes about its forthcoming salon in Paris and says that Rives-Blanques is 'not to be missed'
March 2007: The Irish Times falls for the Chateau Rives-Blanques mauzac, Cuvée Occitania
February-March 2007: Gault Millau picks the Chateau Rives-Blanques Cuvée de l'Odyssée 2004 as the "expression of sunshine" in its global tasting of chardonnays ...
February 2007: Ireland's Business and Finance choses the Rives-Blanques chardonnay Cuvée de l'Odyssée as it's 'Best Buy' bottle ...
February 2007: Food & Wine Ireland does a global tasting of sparkling wine and awards three stars to our Blanquette de Limoux 2002
January 2007: The sumptuous Les Grands Crus du Languedoc et du Roussillon by Michel Smith cites Rives-Blanques as a vineyard to watch
December 2006: Decanter choses Cuvée Occitania as one of the best wines of 2006, while Steven Spurrier meets the New Blood in the Midi and finds some interesting red wines alongside the Rives-Blanques whites
November 18, 2006: Jane MacQuitty, wine writer of the London Times calls the Rives-Blanques Chenin Blanc, Dédicace the 'Star Wine' in her annual selection of the 100 best Winter Wines . - 2006/11/24
November 2006: The Belgian Wine Guide, Wijnkoopgids 2007 included the Rives-Blanques Chardonnay du Domaine 2005 in its 300 best price/quality wines selection.... - 2006/11/24
November 2006: Two Blanquettes de Limoux from Rives-Blanques were placed in the top ten French sparklers by Holland's leading wine publication, Perswijn this month .... - 2006/11/10
September 2006: The Irish Independent writes about women in wine, and ennobles Chateau Rives-Blanques with a 'princess'... - 2006/10/20
September 2006: Chris Kissack, the internet's respected Wine Doctor,
features Rives-Blanques on his popular website - 2006/09/30
September 2006: Vino magazine in the Benelux selected
the Rives-Blanques second-label chardonnays in its tasting of the
best of the region's Vins de Pays d'Oc ... - 2006/09/29
September 2006: The respected Guide des Vins Dussert-Gerber
mentions the mauzac, Cuvée Occitania, for the first
time in its newly published 2007 edition ... - 2006/09/04
August 2006: The Guide Rouge puts two Rives-Blanques wines
at the top of the appellation - 2006/08/31
August 2006: French Wine Guide Gilbert & Gaillard selects the
Cuvée d l'Odyssée from Rives-Blanques -
August 5, 2006. Christine Austin of The Yorkshire Post
talks to three winegrowers in the South of France -
July 15, 2006: The Irish Times Magazine recommends a visit to Rives-Blanques.
2006: La Revue du Vin de France features Cuvée Occitania on its
front cover and includes Rives-Blanques in the 60 vineyards worth
this summer in France. - 2006/07/01
13 2006 The Irish Times selects Cuvée de l'Odyssée as its Bottle
of the Week - 2006/06/27
2006: La Revue du Vin de France publishes its list of the best wines
of the 2005 millésime nationwide, and includes two from Rives-Blanques.
2006: From Russia with love - Russia's gourmet food & wine magazine
'Chef' features Rives-Blanques in its latest issue -
2006: Two Rives-Blanques wines selected for the ProWein special
edition of WeinMarkt in Germany - 2006/05/07
2006 The latest edition of the Dutch magazine for Francophiles,
En France reminds its readers there's more to bubbles ...
2006: Tom Stevenson's Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia, the classic reference
to the wines of the world, hails Cuvée Occitania from Chateau Rives-Blanques
... - 2006/03/03
2006: Expansion discovers the sparkle in Limoux ... -
2006: La Revue du Vin de France discovers that there is more
to Limoux - and Rives-Blanques - than Blanquette -
2005: !SICA gives the Chateau Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux
a 'coup de coeur' in its Christmas edition -
2005 The 2006 Guide to the Best Wines for the Best Prices came
down heavily in favour of Chateau Rives-Blanques ... -
2005 1000 Vins du Monde 2006 published by the Oenologues
de France was came out this month with its selection of the best
1000 wines in the world. - 2005/10/02
2005 South of France: How to find Great Wines off the Beaten
Track by Jonathan Healey (Mitchell Beazley) is the adventurous
wine-buyer's 'must-have'. - 2005/10/02
2005 Guide Dussert-Gerber Vins de France 2006 comes out this
month favouring our chardonnay, Cuvée de l'Odyssée and our Blanquette
de Limoux .... - 2005/10/02
2005 Our Trilogie de Limoux makes it into Guide Hachette
2006 - 2005/10/02
2005 Decanter Magazine's Steven Spurrier choses Chateau
Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux ... -
2005 La Revue de Vin de France's annual roundup of the
best wines of the millésime include two from Rives-Blanques ...
March 2005 L'Indépendant du Midi: Dédicace gets food/wine
writer Daniel Bailbé out of a pickle ... -
11, 2005 L'Echo makes a magic mix of Blanquette and Carnival
... - 2005/02/19
January 2005 - The Dépêche du Midi covers the late late
winter harvest at Rives-Blanques ... -
2004 "Pure pleasure from the South of France" is how the Dutch
celebrity food and wine writer, Nicolaas Klei, describes our Blanquette
... - 2004/12/20
2004Oz Clarke, the 'world's most entertaining wine writer' had
some serious things to say about Cuvée de l'Odyssée in his new Wine
Buying Guide. - 2004/11/30
27 The UK's Daily Telegraph choses our Blanquette de Limoux as
a cure for Christmas Affected Doom Depression and Despondency...
25, 2004: Our Blanquette gets a "coup de coeur" from the Midi
Libre ... - 2004/11/26
31, 2004: La Depeche du Midi recommends the Chateau Rives-Blanques
Blanqette ... - 2004/11/03
October 2004 An "Open Door" at Rives-Blanques puts us back in
the news in the region's daily La Dépeche du Midi
2004 Simon Hoggart, the well-known British columnist and wine
writer had a few sage words about our Blanquette in The Spectator
late this month ... - 2004/10/25
2004: The Queen of Irish wine writers, Mary Dowey, chose a Domaine
Rives-Blanques chardonnay as her bottle of the week ...
2004: Guide Hachette 2005 comes out with some nice things about
Chateau Rives-Blanques - 2004/09/16
2004: Dussert-Gerber's award-winning Les Guides des Vins de France
2005 has something nice to say about Rives-Blanques ...
August 21, 2004 This newspaper's special supplement Guide
des Vins Blancs puts Rives-Blanques on the map -
Life July 2004 Edward Mercer takes a look at the wines of
Limoux and Chateau Rives-Blanques -
Vins du Monde, La sélection 2004 des Oenologues de France
includes two wines from Chateau Rives-Blanques ... -
Revue du Vin de France,June 2004 Nous avons beaucoup aimé
... Occitania - 2004/06/01
Revue du Vin de France May 2004: Journalists from France's leading
wine magazine come to Rives-Blanques in search of Limoux's identity.
Spits February 2004: Dutch wine writer Janna Rijpma visits Rives-Blanques
and is seduced by its wines - 2004/02/01
International, February 2004: Dedicace (AC Limoux) is the only
French non-Loire chenin banc to make the cut in this respected publication's
global tasting. - 2004/02/01
January 2004: Hungarian journalists pay a surprise visit to
Rives-Blanques and discover Blanquette de Limoux -
Vigne, December 2003 : The respected French trade magazine affirms
that Jan & Caryl are hands-on workers, 'not investors' -
November 2003: - 2003/11/09
Depeche du Midi, October 2003: This daily newspaper is interested
in the newest wines in the appellation : Cuvee Occitania, (mauzac)
and Dedicace (chenin blanc). - 2003/10/22
October 2003: The daily newspaper does an in-depth report on
the renovated facilities at Rives-Blanques. -
Vins a Petits Prix, September 2003 : The annual guide to the
best wines at the best prices includes Cuvee Occitania.
Revue du Vin de France, August 2003 : The respected French monthly
wine magazine includes Cuvee Occitania (mauzac) in its annual roundup
of the best wines of the 2002 millesime. -
July 2003 : Holland's only English-language monthly cultural
guide interviews us at Rives-Blanques and devotes several pages
to the story of Blanquette de Limoux. -
Revue du Vin de France, June 2002 : The doyen of French wine
publications includes our Cuvee de l'Odyssee 2001 in its roundup
of the best wines of the millesime. - 2002/06/01
Paysan du Midi, May 2002 : This agricultural daily is excited
about the clover being planted at Rives-Blanques between rows of
vines as a weed deterrent. - 2002/05/01
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