FAMILY TRADITION

1880. The Rives' history dates back to 1880 when the company was established by Don Augusto Haupold, German consul in Malaga and visionary entrepreneur. He soon built the company into one of the pioneering wineries in the Jerez area, initially focused on the production and sale of local wine and brandy.

1900. Copper pot stills are used for the first time to make Rives Triple Sec and Rives Mint Liqueur along with other popular liqueurs of the time such as Coffee and Chocolate.

1965.The year 1965 marked a turning point in the history of Rives when D. Augusto Romero Haupold, grandson of the founder, took charge of the company at the express wish of his grandfather.

1976.. Rives modernised its facilities but only two years later moved to a new site which it owned in the industrial area of El Palmar, where it built a new distillery, state of the art blending and bottling facilities, boiler house, laboratory etc.

1979 Rives launches its new range of natural fruit based cordials named Rives Tropic, starting with the incredible Lime and Grenadine flavours. Kiwi, Banana and Blue Tropic were added to the range later and today it comprises 11 flavours in total.

1980. Triple Distilled Rives Special Gin is distilled for the first time.

1988. Rives launches its new Green Apple and Peach liqueurs. Today the liqueur range comprises 8 products: Green Apple, Peach, Wild Blackberry, Toasted Hazelnut, Amaretto, Cinnamon and Seville Orange Liqueur.

1995. Rives launches its new range of non-alcoholic liqueurs which includes Green Apple, Peach, Wild Blackberry, Hazelnut and Amaretto.

2013. Super premium vodka King Peter joins the Rives family. King Peter is distilled from the exclusive "Dankowskie" golden rye.

Today Rives is one of the leading brands in the Spanish market and we maintain our leadership position through the wide range of products we offer in our portfolio, which includes not only the finest liqueurs and spirits but also an extensive range of non-alcoholic products.

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