Juvé & Camps cava among Wine Spectator’s Top 100 wines

Juvé & Camps Reserva de la Familia Cava Brut Nature 2018 Wine Spectator Top 100

The influential US wine magazine has revealed the annual list of their top 100 wines. This year there is one Spanish sparkling wine on the list at the 43rd position: Juvé & Camps Brut Nature Cava Reserva de la Familia Gran Reserva 2018.

1st Corpinnat Saloon in Barcelona

Corpinnat tasting 20 November 2023 Barcelona

Long ageing is just one of the secrets of Corpinnat sparkling wines. On the 20th of November professionals and wine connoisseurs will have the chance to taste sparkling wines from all the 12 members of Corpinnat.

Two Spanish (Catalan) World Champions at CSWWC

Spanish Catalan sparkling champions Maset and Gramona 2023

The “Oscar of sparkling wines” is undoubtedly the contest found by Tom Stevenson and held annually in England. Spain has won the world cup in two categories! Congratulations to Maset and Gramona!

Misery and joy: harvest 2023 in Penedés

Pepe Raventos, Raventos i Blanc, Penedes, Spain

The 3rd consecutive year with barely any rain, loss of quantity, also some loss of vines in the vineyard, yet there is hope. Is it a grape variety? Is it irrigation? Is it just simply adapting and raising price? We have asked a couple of key players of Penedés wine scene.

Harvest feast with bubbles and tears

Tribute to Xavier Gramona at llopart Corpinnat Harvest Night event

Corpinnat event at Llopart in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia (Penedés, Catalonia) The 2nd edition of ‘Nit de Verema’ (Harvest Night) event was held last Thursday, this time the historic Llopart estate hosted the tasting with more than 150 participants. Guests could taste the sparkling wines of all Corpinnat estates thus there was no shortage of bubbles […]

Gramona is the most successful at the “Oscar” of sparkling wines

Gramona Imperial sparkling wine Corpinnat Penedes Spain

3 gold medals at the 10th Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships The world cup founded by top sparkling expert Tom Stevenson is undoubtedly the most important challenge for sparkling wine producers. The results have just been announced, and Gramona has collected 3 gold medals – with this result Gramona is the most successful of […]

Are you good at blind tasting? Win 30 000 euros!

tasting for pairs Vila Viniteca barcelona

Tasting contest in pairs in Barcelona Vila Viniteca import company organizes the 16th edition of the blind tasting contest in Barcelona on 3 March 2024. If you are good at blind tasting and you have a fellow taster, enter the contest and win as many as 30 000 euros! Worth for the wines Entry fee […]

Resurrected from the 17th century

Can Sumoi Garnatxa Blanca wine Penedés, Catalonia, Spain

STILL good:) (Though SparklingSpain is dedicated to sparkling wines, I write about still wines as well, especially if there is a connection.) Purity and richness – can these notions ever match? I am not a natural wine fan, what is more, the recent buzz around wines dubbed as “natural” or “low intervention” made me sceptical. […]

Pét Nat in can?

Pedregosa Pet Nat

Yes, it is possible, what is more, it exists! Castelo Pedregosa has a whole range of canned wine products, and MI Pét-Nat is one of them. Handy, tasty and sustainable. I am a great supporter of canned products. I think my “conversion” took place at Bulk Wine Conference in 2019 in Amsterdam, when I participated […]

Josephine, the eccentric mademoiselle

Redaredo Intens Rosat in Josephine glass

Tasting Recaredo Intens Rosat in another way On my recent visit at Recoredo I discovered a new glass brand, the unique shaped Josephine. Recaredo team is always keen on using the best glasses, plus they pay immense attention to pair a wine with its most appropriate glass partner. Still wines – Can Credo project – […]