We are always delighted when our efforts and achievements are recognised… especially gold medals! Here are some of the awards and accolades that our wines have been awarded with in competitions all over the world. You will also find ratings, reviews and write ups from some of the industry’s most renowned critics.
Brisbane Times: Don’t bottle it up…Bijou Le Chic pouches a sustainable way to enjoy wine around the world
A recent article in the Brisbane Times highlights the benfits of our Bijou Le Chic pouches, a sustainable packaging to enjoy wine 10,000 miles away.Details
Bijou Le Chic Sauvignon Blanc featured as one of the Tope New Products in the Drinks Business. The white wine pouch was launched earlier this year into Waitrose & Partner’s UK following the enormous success of the rosé pouch throughout 2019. The Bijou Le Chic rosé pouch was the supermarket’s “best seller” in the category…Details
Fiona Beckett shares her guide to picking the best wines this summer along with 5 of her top recommendations. Bijou Le Chic tops the list.Details
Onno Kleyn has given our Sophie Valrose rosé a fantastic review; read his comments here.Details
Our flagship rosé Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose has received an excellent review from top Dutch wine critic, Harold Hamersma. Hamersma reviewed the rosé on his website De Grote Hamersma where you can find all his thoughts and tasting notes on all of the best wines available in the Netherlands. Bijou scored a brilliant 8/10.…Details
We have partnered up with Sandhams Wine Merchants who offer UK-wide delivery on all wines.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose rosé features as one of the best rosés available from UK Supermarkets in the ‘Wednesday Wine Club.Details
Bijou Ciel de Lilac selected in Tara’s Top 5 Rosés for the summerDetails
Jancis Robinson highlights Bijou Le Chic Bagnums as one of the most sustainable, eco-friendly wine formats on the marketDetails
Meininger’s Wine Business International magazine included Bijou’s new rosé wine pouch format in the latest October issue. The Bijou Le Chic pouch was identified as one of the most interesting new wine releases of 2019.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé reviewed in Norway’s most important food and beverage magazine, ApéritifDetails
Bijou Ciel de Lilac won a gold medal at the CWSA 2018.Details
We were really thrilled to see our Bijou Ciel de Lilac featured in The Drinks Retailing recently.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé 2017 won a medal at the Global Rosé Masters 2018.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé AOP Cabrières 2017 won a silver medal at the International Rosé Championship 2018.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose, AOC Cabrières rosé ‘Bijou from Cabrières in the Hérault. Raspberry wine gums. Cherry pudding. Tralala and cheerfulness. Jewel of a bottle’ ‘Kleinood uit Cabrières in de Hérault. Frambozenwinegums. Kersenzuurtjes. Tralala en vrolijkheid. Juweel van een fles trouwens.’ Harold Hamersma for De Grote Hamersma 2018 – the most complete wine year…Details
We are delighted announce that Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge 2015 has picked up another medal at IWC 2018. ‘Good savoury style of red, meaty with a nutty twist and notes of red plum fruit.’Details
Bijou Rouge Cuvee Sophie Valrose 2016 ‘This is a soft, cosy gem of a wine. Made in Cabrieres in southern France’s Languedoc region, it’s a blend of Syrah and Grenache grapes, giving it plenty of soft black fruit flavours and juicy tannins. Beautifully packaged and such good value. Food pairing: Lamb shanks.’ Helen McGinn, Knackered…Details
Le Bijou Sophie Valrose Rosé 2016 has won an award in the Under €15 Rosé Collection at this year’s NOffLA – National Off-Licence Association Awards. In the competition there were only three rosé wines which were awarded medals. NOFFLA is the National Off-Licence Association and represents independent specialist off-licences across Ireland.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose, AOC Cabrières Rose really is a winner. Today we have just been informed of another Gold at Mundus Vini The Grand International Wine Award 2017 which we are absolutely thrilled with. This Year’s Awards Gold Mundus Vini The Grand International Wine Award 2017 Gold China Wine and Spirit Awards (CWSA)…Details
We are delighted to announce today that Le Bijou Sophie Valrose Rosé 2016 has won another Gold. This time at CWSA as well as picking up bronze for Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge 2015.
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose, Cabrières, Blanc Brilliant light yellow. Expressive notes melding ripe citrus, apricot, yellow plum and tangy touch. The palate is silky, round and ample with a measure of opulence, some spicy touches and delicate, integrated exuberance. A lovely versatile, modern wine. Gilbert & GaillardDetails
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose, Cabrières, Rosé Orangey pink. Alluring nose recalling strawberry, redcurrant and raspberry backed by spice. The palate is deliciously concentrated and aromatic with crisp red fruit accents and freshness. Persistent finish suffused with spice.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrieres, 2015 Bright crimson, still young. Expressive notes of redcurrant, morello cherry and fine spices with a mineral touch. The palate offers up a fusion of freshness and fullness with structured presence and clear, generous liquoricy aromas. Lively finish. Delightful. Gilbert & GaillardDetails
We’ve recently received another great write up from Hubrecht Duijker for Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose. ‘A relatively small wine small area (300 to 350 hectares) within the vast Languedoc is Cabrières where the soil is of volcanic origin and where a good cooperative At (Small) shots. It is on this company from selected grapes from the…Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé, Cabrières wins *GOLD* at Concours des Vins de la Coopération 2017.
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières, Rouge wins *GOLD* at Concours de Macon 2017.
Bijou Le Ciel de Lilac, Coteaux d’Aix en Provence Rosé wins *GOLD* at Concours D’Avignon 2017
We are excited to announce that our Bijou Rosé has once again picked up another prestigious award! For 2016 Bijou Rosé has been awarded a Gold medal at the highly respected Concours Général Agricole Paris 2016. The CGA annually receives over 15,000 entries of which only 3500 are lucky enough to receive a medal and far…Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières Grown from vines of at least 60 years old that sit at between 200 and 450 metres, the region’s micro-climate is significantly cooler than surrounding areas, with its volcanic soil helping to impart minerality, freshness and complexity to its wines. Grapes are hand-harvested, de-stemmed, gently crushed and fermented…Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé Wins Silver Medal Bijou Rosé wins Silver and is now top of its class! We are pleased to announce that Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé 2015 has won a Silver medal with The International Wine Challenge. There were no Gold medals awarded in the Still Rosé Class which…Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé We were really thrilled to see our delicious Bijou Wines Rosé featured in the Telegraph recently. Spring really must be on the way!Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières A full-bodied red wine from Cabrières, France, made predominately from Syrah and Grenache. The company says it works with selected growers and itself has old vines with an average age of 30 years on volcanic soils, therefore low yields which are said to give Bijou its concentrated flavours.…Details
Have you tried our Bijou Wines Rosé with these crispy slow cooker carnitas? Recommended by The Telegraph. Here is the recipe for you to try: SERVES 6-8 A flavourful and easy way to make tender, juicy, and crispy carnitas using your slow cooker! Prep Time: 10 MINS Cook Time: 6 HOURS Total…Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé, Cabrières Bijou Rosé Cabrières Cuvée Sophie Valrose is Phillip Schofield’s Choice this week. ‘It’s a light, fruity partner for the halloumi salad.’ Read more here.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rosé, Cabrières Rosé shouldn’t just be for summer, as it’s fruit-filled delights can be savoured any time of the year. Bursting with raspberries and cherries, this rather quirky choice is ready to unleash with a bowl of fresh red fruits, particularly of the strawberry kind. Read more here.Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières The Sophie Valrose white, rose and red are proof that Languedoc can offer immense – my favourite is this spicy succulently fruity Rouge – a Cotes du Rhone-style red made from Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah. The hidden appellation of Cabrieres in Herault lies beneath the Pic de Vissou…Details
Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières This is fabulous. It’s fresh, vivid and direct with blackberry and black cherry fruit, with some lovely meatiness in the mix. There are notes of pepper and clove adding savoury interest, and a deliciously floral, aromatic spicy garrigue edge to the fruit. It’s almost saline, too, with a…Details
So thrilled to announce that our award winning Bijou Rosé has been awarded Silver at this year’s Global Rosé Masters. Direct from the beautiful hidden terroir of Cabrières in the Languedoc with its unique soil, high in schist, which allows for production of some of the purest wines from the South of France. The rosé is…Details
A lovely, bold rosé, with juicy cherry notes…drink it with a host of dishes including the Grilled spiced chicken and Salad Niçoise.
Bijou Rouge 2012 wins Silver at the International Wine Challenge Awards 2015.