Grapevine adopters’ newsletter (April, 2016)

UPCOMING EVENT:
GREEN-PRUNING MASTER CLASS + BARBECUE!

When: 22 May, 2016 (Sunday), 11am – 3pm
Where: Gratallops, DOQ Priorat
Who: grapevine adopters

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April, a month of peace and quiet?

Dear grapevine adopters,

Vineyards are so full of flowers and so beautiful… The landscape is completely awash in springtime this April. What a panoramic luxury. Continue reading

Grapevine adopters’ newsletter (March, 2016)

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

Well, finally, nature has made up for the previous lack of grass and flowers, which was so obvious! Winds brought clouds, the clouds shed fresh rains, the rains entailed the grass boom! Did you know why it’s important to keep the grass growing at our vineyards? 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

XV Festival of Wine and Traditional Grape Harvesting (Poboleda, DOQ Priorat, 14 September, 2013)

Do you want an original idea for a weekend while in Barcelona or Costa Dorada? A good option is to flee for a day from the crowded city or beach and delve into the wine-growing world – particularly the traditional way of picking grapes – in a natural breathtaking setting like the village of Poboleda located in the heart of the Priorat county. You can come over here with your friends and family to spend a very nice day and learn how about traditional grape harvesting in Priorat (with mules and carts) and barefoot grape stomping in an open barrel – and why not participate to experience those sensations our ancestors would live every autumn?

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18th Falset Wine Fair: Priorat’s impressive success!

Falset wine fair 2013The 18th Falset Wine Fair is over. Those were two busy and pleasurable days! Over 13.000 visitors walked through the main aisle to enjoy the variety of DO Montsant and DOQ Priorat wines. As you may well remember, last year we crossed the 12,000 border. Good weather and well-planned and careful promotion seems to have shown very good return on investment.

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White wines ready for the summer!

Cupatge blanc, vi de taula, Celler DevinssiSpring is peaking in Priorat: the right time for pruning vines and trimming some bushy grass across the vineyards, a consequence of the plentiful April rains. The farmland is full of poppies and other flowers that titivate the scenery with their bright and lively colours.
Summer is coming along, slowly but surely. Every other afternoon brings in a heat wave, when the sun turns sizzling. There is just one month left before Sant Joan, the traditional date to start the summer season. Continue reading

Wine fairs: Falset and Barcelona: Sant Feliu de Llobregat, May, 2012

Special issue from Falset – Sant Feliu de Llobregat – Barcelona

Not long ago, the Devinssi Winery (DOQ Priorat) took part in the Falset Wine Fair (DOQ Priorat and DO Montsant). Continue reading

17th Wine Fair in Falset (Priorat): 5, 6, and 7 May, 2012

At the Devinssi Winery, we are looking forward to the oncoming annual wine festival featuring Priorat and Montsant wine appellations that will take place on 5, 6, and 7 May, 2012 in the Priorat county capital of Falset. The Falset Town Hall, who arranges for the Wine Fair to take place, has been putting across an optimistic message regarding the economic outlook for wines coming from the two wine appellations: in 2011 DOQ Priorat wine sales soared to hit all records and DO Montsant also showed a remarkable trade growth.
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