Press

Domaine O’Vineyards has been featured in:

 

media logos that have published press about o'vineyards l'express, jamie oliver, the wall street journal, jancis robinson, bettane et desseauve, rvf, hachette,

People are talking about O’Vineyards.  This page is about Ryan O’Connell’s wine at O’Vineyards. If you’re looking for press coverage of Love That Languedoc, try here.

“The wines were exceptional…Liz O’Connell is also a wonderful cook and at the vineyard they run cooking classes and also tours where the guests are treated to lovely food as well.”
JamieOliver.com, Danny McCubbin – Editor

“A perfume that made me close my eyes, just to breathe it in…Hedonistic.”
JancisRobinson.com, TC

“An amazing Proprietor’s Reserve Cabardès which is all hand harvested and shows great richness, decadent black fruit, beautiful spice and excellent structure.”
Wine Enthusiast, Lauren Buzzeo

“A blend of Old World and Californian styles…good length and a bright future”
Harpers Wine & Sprits, Emma Carols

“My favorite…les Americains”
Wall Street Journal Europe, Henry Teitelbaum

“Ce garçon étonnant s’invente des compétences de grand communicant très surprenantes…Tonique et positif”
–L’Express, Nicolas de Rouyn

“Voici un nouvel arrivant lancé à l’assaut du meilleur de Cabardès qu’il va falloir suivre de près.”
–Bettane & Desseauve, Le Grand Guide 2008

“Ils sont fiers d’être considérés parmi les meilleurs artisans du vin du Languedoc.”
Sud de France Export

“Une recherche de puissance.”
Guide Hachette

“Parfums capiteux, mêlant les fruits mûrs et les notes florales, sanguines et réglisées, sa matière riche, chaleureuse, charnue.”
–Terre de Vins, N° 38

“Voici un nouvel arrivant lancé à l’assaut du meilleur de Cabardès qu’il va falloir suivre de près.”
–Bettane & Desseauve, Le Grand Guide 2008

“Une volonté de sélection haut de gamme sans caricature.”
–Revue du Vin de France, Juin 2006

“De la production à la commercialisation, en passant par l’étape cruciale de la vinification, tout ce qui se fait ici est au top du top”
Jean Heritier, Directeur de la Chambre d’Agriculture

“O’syrah 05, a l image de Ryan, dense et jovial, immédiat et sautillant. Facile, malgré sa verve, il reste confortable”
Emmanuel Delmas, blogger-sommelier (Fouquet’s, Lasserre, Plaza Athenee parmi d’autre)

“Un petit Trah Lah Lah qui fait tourner les têtes, comme chantait Suzy Delair !”
–Bol d’Air, N° 250 du supplément de l’Indépendant

And many more reviews from winemakers, wine drinkers, wine educators, wine merchants, and every other kind of wine lover!

Some people talk about our blogging as much as our wine

“The excellent blogger Mr O’Connell of O Vineyards in Cabardès”
JancisRobinson.com, Jancis Robinson

“A great import to the Languedoc!”
Robert Joseph

“Mr. Ryan O’Connell, a winemaker in France, has taken my exploration of the Oenophile’s Quandary and explored it even further…All of it interesting and civil”
–David Malki, popular webcomic Wondermark

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How to find us

Domaine O’Vineyards is just a few kilometres north of Carcassonne. GPS coordinates: 43.259622, 2.340387

Domaine O’Vineyards
885 Avenue de la Montagne Noire
11620 Villemoustaussou, France
Tel: +33(0) 630 189 910

  1. Follow the signs to Mazamet/ Villemoustaussou until the D118 (the last straight road) and the Dyneff gas station on the roundabout.
  2. Take the exit towards Pennautier. Continue 500m to a small roundabout and go straight over.
  3. Look out for the second road on your right, Avenue des Cévennes which goes up hill (about 1km) to Avenue de la Montagne Noire.
  4. At the last juction, bear left at the road sign “Ave de la Montagne Noire” (confusing as it seems to show a right turn)
  5. After another 500m you will see our red brick color building in the middle of the vines.