Rare grape Autora wine for fighting breast cancer

Cava Bertha Autora 2023 Xarello Vermell (Red Xarello)

Though Xarel·lo is a well know variety in the land of cava, its variation, Xarel·lo Vermell is less known and only a few estates bottle it is a varietal wine. Cava Bertha family estate (near Sant Sadurní d’Anoia) makes a varietal wine of Xarel·lo Vermell called Autora, what’s more, Autora is a complex project all […]

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.

Catwalk in the vineyard

Sumarroca winery fashion show in the vineyard in Penedes, Spain

Sumarroca cava house in Penedés wine region has organized the second edition of its fashion show together with 108 Joyas, a jewel company based in Barcelona.

2 in 1 = cava maker & chef

Sola Raventos recipe calamars with almond and cava

Solà Raventós and its cooking channel The little settlement near Barcelona, Sant Sadurní d’Anoia is undoubtedly the centre of the Spanish sparkling wine production with giants like Freixenet, with renowned houses like Gramona and besides the famous ones there are several more to discover. There are about 85 wineries in the tiny town of 12 […]