Château Haut-Rian is located in Rions, 30km S.E. from Bordeaux. During the last two centuries, Château Haut-Rian has expanded since Michel and Isabelle Dietrich took over the vineyard in 1988. Its represents now 80 hectares of vines.
Michel Dietrich comes from a wine growers' Alsatian family. He graduated from school of Beaune and University of Oenology of Bordeaux. His wife Isabelle belongs to a family of wine growers from the Montagne de Reims, in Champagne. From 1981 to 1987, Michel worked in Australia as director and oenologist for Rémy Martin Vineyards.