Easter holiday in Priorat: doors open days at Celler Devinssi

Easter holiday in Priorat: doors open days at Celler Devinssi wine travel wine tastingSchedule: 10-15 April + 1 May, 2017, 11 am – 2 pm. Tasting rate: 5€/person

In 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

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

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

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

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Nice view of Mas de les Valls 2011, Celler Devinssi, DOQ Priorat

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IV Christmas Fair in Tivissa: gratitude

We’d like to say many thanks to Tivissa town hall for having encouraged us to participate in the IV Christmas Fair that took place during the 5-6 December weekend. We felt very warmly welcome by local people. Besides promoting our DOQ Priorat wines, we also met some wine-making professionals from Terres de l’Ebre…

We wish you happy Yuletide and New Year! We’ll get back to the topic next year!

Image gallery: wine tastings at the IV Christmas Fair in Tivissa.

Grapevine adopters’ newsletter (November, 2015)

Després de Sant Martí, deixa l’aigua i beu el vi

(After St Martin, give up water and drink wine. A Catalan saying)

Finca Rocapoll Celler Devinssi DOQ Priorat novembreYour vineyards have been enjoying a period of peace and calm, relaxing after the harvest. They have already lost most of their leaves and are exposing their naked twigs to air and sunshine… The foliage green has yielded to the grass verdure, although we’re having quite a dry autumn this year, so that grass is shooting very sluggishly. With the exception of a foggy week and a few chilling afternoons, weather has been very generous with Priorat, that’s why there have been a lot of wine travellers hereabout, well maybe not as numerous as in August or September, but still quite a lot. Continue reading

2nd Charity Tasting Pro AFANOC (let’s help kids with cancer)

2on Tast Solidari Pro Afanoc Associacio molinenca de tastOn Saturday, 28 November, at 8.30 pm, the Sala Gòtica in Molins de Rei will hous the second edition of the Charity Tasting Pro AFANOC arranged by Associació Molinenca de Tast.

AFANOC stands for Association of Children with Cancer, and it includes fathers, mothers, friends and families of kids affected by this illness. All collected money will be allocated to to improve oncology children’s life conditions at the Child Cancer and Hematology department of the Vall d’Hebron Mother and Child Hospital.

The tasting gives a chance to taste wines and cavas from some of Catalonia’s most important wineries Continue reading

Celler Devinssi’s wines (DOQ Priorat) listed in Guía Peñín 2016

Rocapoll 2012 vi de la vila de Gratallops DOQ Priorat Celler DevinssiSince the Guía Peñín 2016 wine book is out, we’re happy to share with you the evaluations that our 5 wines obtained in this wine reference book.

Our two jewels in the crown have been very well rated. Rocapoll 2012 obtained 92 points, whereas IL·LIA scored 91. Both wines belong to the category of vins de la vila de Gratallops, they’re elaborated manually in very limited editions: Rocapoll reaches Continue reading