From 1858 up to the present, from the arrival of the railway to the era of social networks, one thing has remained unchanged: The success linking the four Rouvinez estates. Family Spirit.
This force allowed for the development of Charles Bonvin and his descendants, the quality of their wines having been acknowledged in the 1862 Universal Exhibition in London and then in 1868 in Paris.
It was this same force that ran through the veins of Alphonse Orsat and his family in 1874 when they united all the region’s winemakers with the aim of producing the best possible wine from the Martigny region.
And what can one say about the dynasty founded by Léopold Imesch and his wife, Marie of Chastonay in Sierre in 1898, without doubt preceding that of the spirit of Bernard Rouvinez and his wife who from 1947, from their side, set off to begin a new page in the great family history of Valais wine.
The family spirit equally rallies together the members of the Rouvinez family. Founders and inheritors of the estates and lands are amongst the most prestigious in the Valais, they gave themselves the task of honouring the memory and vision of their predecessors, unceasingly increasing the already high quality of the Valais wines and the winemakers.
Today they continue their quest for oenological excellence, always selecting the best grapes from their best soils. The Bonvin “Cuvée 1858” and the “Coeur de Domaines” of the Rouvinez Estates are their most recent progressions already having gained world recognition by winning international awards judged by great wine experts.
The specialities as well as the great classics all benefit from the vast experience of the Rouvinez family. Thanks to the perfect harmony between the vines and the soil, the Rouvinez, Syrah Crêta-Plan the 1858 Bonvin Brûlefer and the Imesch Humagne Rouge Soleil d’Or have reached their aromatic quintessence and attained numerous awards.
In order to offer an assortment to suit everyone’s requirements, the Rouvinez family equally proposes wines from the best harvests of independent Valais winemakers. The Orsat range of wines also proposes very pleasant good quality wines at competitive prices without compromising the quality as they are distilled into wine with the same care and attention as the rest of the production.