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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

A delicious temptation to say yes to

Mas Candí Corpinnat Brut Nature 2019

Mas Candí Brut Nature Corpinnat 2019 First I tasted this sparkling wine, put down my notes, tasted again and again on the next day. Then I read Parker notes – tasting notes by Luis Gutiérrez wine expert on WineAdvocate.com, the influential American wine website founded by Robert Parker. Gutiérrez gave the wine 91 points out […]