Our De Nit: " It’s stupid delicious.". Different experts from the wine world recommend their favorite wines to celebrate the end of the year in the article "What Corks Will Wine Pros Be Popping on NYE". Andy Myers, beverage director at José Andrés's ThinkFoodGroup, recommends our De Nit to say goodbye to the year, with a very unique description of, and with respectful and beautiful words about Pepe.
Textures de Pedra 2013 the only Spanish sparkling wine selected in its annual compilation of the best wines to buy in 2020, by the prestigious industry magazine Wine&Spirits, in addition to scoring it with 93 points.
In the article "Más alla del Cava" where Ignacio Crespo talks about the new appellations, he selects Textures de Pedra 2011 and Manuel Raventós 2012 among his top recommendations. These are rated with 97 and 96 points respectively; in his tasting notes both are highlighted as very elegant sparkling wines.
De Nit qualified as extraordinary and sublime by the wine writer Dave Mcintyre in the prestigious American newspaper: The Washington Post. Our sparkling wine is selected among the 5 wines of the moment and of "Great Value" among options from all over the world.
The German magazine Fastaff in its article "the sparkling wines to discover", talks about Raventós i Blanc highlighting the people behind the winery Manuel Raventós and Pepe Raventós. In addition, they highlight Texturas de Pedra 2014 among the best of Spain sparkling wines with 93+ points.
The journalist Miguel Hudin's blog dedicates a whole article to the new vintage of Textures de Pedra 2016 praising it and scoring it with 93 points.
De la Finca 2016 has been selected as a “Hidden Gems” among the wine critic Michael Schachner's selection of Spanish wines. In his article: "There's a Spanish Wine for Every Drinker" De la Finca is the only sparkling wine in his selection of "Hidden Gems". In addition, the critic scores it with 91 points.
Pepe Raventós is selected among the 100 creators of Spanish wine. In the monograph of Planeta Vino where he does a one-page interview about him and his career in the wine world.
The English fashion magazine Noble Rot created by Dan Keeling and Mark Andrew, has published a book about the trips made by "Rotter's trips"; in the Penedés stop Pepe Raventós appears in first place talking about his wine projects: Can Sumoi Raventós i Blanc i Vins Pepe Raventós.
In the October issue of the prestigious American wine magazine, Wine Spectator,
The wine critic Alison Napjus selects Manuel Raventós 2012, Blanc de Blanc 2017 and De Nit 2017 among her recommendation of Spanish wines. Scoring them with 91, 90 and 89 points respectively.
In the compilation of the best wines of Spain of the magazine Restauradores we find; In the section of the best sparkling wines our Textures de Pedra 2014 , placed among the top sparkling wines with 94.5 points.
At Elle Gourmet they taste Pepe Raventós' natural wine. They state, "it is the interesting result of the phylosophy of its author, Pepe Raventós, and the principles of biodynamic viticulture".
Crushable Sparklers. The top brands from a Decade of Tastings. Our Blanc de Blancs and De Nit, included in the top list of Wine & Spirits.
The renowned critic Eric Asimov has chosen De Nit for his selection of 12 sparkling wines for the summer in the world reference newspaper The New York Times. In his article “12 Summer Sparkling Wines, because who needs a Reason”, praising our rosé and our winemaking philosophy.
In the June issue of MIVINO magazine we not only appear with our sparkling Blanc de Blanc, but in the section: History and Curiosities of Wine they write about Raventós i Blanc and the recovery of animal traction in the winery. "Raventós i Blanc, standard-bearers of biodynamic viticulture - for them, "more than a spiritual connection between man, animal, plant and earth".
J.P. Anderson asks top sommelier Belinda Chang about her top 5 sparkling wines. And Raventós i Blanc de Nit appears on your favorites list .“We just learned to love Cava a few years ago, and then Pepe Raventos left the Cava appellation, aiming to create a higher quality sparkling wines".
The well-known Magazine Vignerons, from one of the main online stores in Spain, BodeBoca, dedicates its cover to an interview with Pepe Raventós.
Blanc de Blancs. "Delicate lime blossom, minerally spice and graphite aromas unravel through this elegant Spanish sparkler. Bright and balanced, with flavors of Meyer lemon, grilled nut and white cherry riding the creamy mousse.
The prestigious Spanish gastronomic and wine magazine; Gourmets echo our solidarity initiative.
“The fanciest, orat least the most festive, bottles that Mr. Myers has selected for him self recently include the 2002 Billecart- Salmon Champagne and the 2010 Raventós i Blanc Manuel Raventós, a Spanish sparkling wine”.
“Their Textures de Pedra wines come from the Més Alta vineyard, a stony site rising to 820 feet in altitude, where they grow the pink-skinned xarel-lo vermell, along with two reds, bastard negre and sumoll—using a selection of the three grapes immediately pressed off the skins. We recommended both the 2013 and 2014 vintages: Presented in a Brut Nature style, these are bold sparklers, with a silky roundness that comes from the 42 months they spent aging on lees. The 2013 has a lively lemon freshness that brightens its rich undertones of mango and papaya. The 2014 is charming in its honeyed texture and its passion fruit flavor. ”
Jancis Robinson cata Mas del Serral 2007 de Pepe Raventós.
Michael Potashnik reviews our Textures de Pedra.
Dan Keeling writes an article on the native varieties of Catalonia and the most interesting wines, among which are those of Raventós i Blanc and Can Sumoi.
Manuel Raventós 2012, with 94 points, amont the top 100 wines of 2019 by Wine & Spirits.
Ray Isle stands out our Blanc de Blancs among the best Homestead Wines in Food& Wine.
Neal Martin reviews Mas del Serral 2009 de Pepe Raventós.
The New Vignerons. Article Raventós i Blanc and Pepe Raventós
Wine Revolution by Jane Anson. Raventós i Blanc
Wine Simple. Raventós i Blanc
World Encyclopedia of Champagne & Sparkling Wine. Raventós i Blanc
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