Pruning vines + barbecue in Gratallops! 22 May, 2016

Pruning vines + barbecue in Gratallops! 22 May, 2016May is the time for grapevine green-pruning… Did you know what this is? It’s a paramount grapevine farming activity that consists in selecting the best vine twigs ensuring the optimum grape ripening. Would you like to learn how to green-prune a vine with a team of nice people? Followed by a barbecue just in the lap of Priorat‘s spring scenery?

From Gratallops (DOQ Priorat), we’d like you to check out a proposal we created together with the Les Figueres restaurant (related to the Clos Figueras winery). On Sunday, 22 May, 2016, you’ll be able to enjoy an enriching and gastronomically exciting activity: Continue reading

Grapevine adopters’ newsletter (April, 2016)

biodiversity at the vineyard Priorat wine travelApril, a month of peace and quiet?

Dear adopters of our grapevines,

This newsletter features:

  • greening grapevine
  • biodiversity at the vineyard
  • why cut the grass?
  • what’s going on on the premises?
  • final preparations towards Fira del vi and Tast amb Llops

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Grapevine adopters’ newsletter (March, 2016)

IMG_2122Març plujós dóna bones collites (Rainy March yields good crops. A Catalan saying)

Dear adopters of our grapevines,

This newsletter features:

  • changeable weather in March, with some good rainfalls
  • the importance of the greensword for the vineyards
  • getting ready for the 10th Tast amb Llops
  • Easter week: mission impossible
  • agenda highlights: wine tours, fairs and activities

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3rd fair of cheese and Priorat wines at Clos Figueras

The Clos Figueras winery (Gratallops, DOQ Priorat) is preparing the 3rd edition of the Cheese and Priorat Wine Show

The Clos Figueras winery (Gratallops, DOQ Priorat) is preparing the 3rd edition of the Cheese and Priorat Wine Show. The fair will be taking place this Sunday, 10 April, 2016, and is going to be slightly different from the 2nd fair of Catalan cheeses and Priorat wines (2015). Well, yes, there will be stalls for wine makers and cheese farmers, so you’ll be able to enjoy taging these products while walking and browsing around. There are going to be wines from our county’s both wine appellations: Continue reading

Easter holiday in Priorat: doors open days at Celler Devinssi

Easter holiday in Priorat: doors open days at Celler Devinssi wine travel wine tastingIn a few days, the Setmana Santa (Easter holiday) begins and gives you a nice chance for an escape, journey or excursion. Obviously, the Priorat is ready to create those very special moments of leisure with family, partner or friends…

We usually only host booked visits. Well, this Easter holiday is high time we broadened this rule. Apart from the already booked wine tours, we’re flinging wide the doors during the Setmana Santa and offer to taste our Continue reading

Grapevine adopters’ newsletter (Februrary, 2016)

wine travel February Priorat Devinssi almond treeQuan el dia creix el fred neix (a Catalan saying) ≈ As the day lengthens, so the cold strengthens

Dear adopters of our grapevines,

This newsletter features:

  • cool weather in Februrary, which favours the vineyards
  • end-of-month snowfall (video) in Siurana and Montsant
  • new vintages of our DOQ Priorat wines
  • wine travel agenda: fairs and activities

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Wine-food pairing dinner, 19 Februrary, 2016, Moraima restaurant (Cambrils)

Mas de les Valls DOQ Priorat Celler DevinssiCambrils is well-known for being one of Costa Daurada’s gastronomy capitals. This town’s essence is the fusion of fisherman tradition and wine-making and livestock husbandry. So both in summer and winter, Cambrils lures into some delectable wine-and-dine.

The Moraima restaurant located in Cambrils (Avinguda del Països Catalans, 1) offers to enjoy a food-and-wine pairing dinner including our DOQ Priorat wines. This Friday, 19 February, we’d like you to come over and have a sip of our Mas de les Valls 2013 wines (red and white, handcraft production) and discover how our wines can pair with fish and meat courses.

Before the dinner, we’ll give you a glimpse of our wine-making region DOQ Priorat, of our winery and of our artisan and traditional manner of wine elaboration. We’re very grateful to the Moraima restaurant for this chance of promoting our wines!

The dinner courses include:

  • Salmon tartar with guacamole and pickles
  • Mille-feuille with seabass, ratatouille and vermouth sauce
  • Low-temperature roasted lamb shoulder
  • Pina colada and Habana 7 parfait

Rate per person: 30€. Limited places.

Phone for booking: 977 79 28 21

Grapevine adopters’ newsletter (January, 2016)

almond tree blossoming priorat visit celler devinssi wine travelShould almonds bloom in January?

Dear adopters of our grapevines,

This newsletter features:

  • incredibly warm, spring-like January
  • winter pruning master class, a key task shaping the future grape harvest
  • growing wine tours in Priorat
  • new wine tour proposals coming soon

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Warm, powerful wine, although with fresh finale and Priorat’s typical minerality

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