Green-pruning vines and eating paella in Priorat! 2, 8 and 9 June, 2022

Would you like to be a vineyard gardener for a day? In the spring, grapevines expand their foliage rapidly turning the place into a green garden, full of twigs and leaves. It certainly creates a lovely view, and still needs some tidying up… And after a good while pruning the vines, what could be better than a delicious traditional meal to recharge the batteries? Would you like to see how arròs de tros from Priorat is cooked and than savour it?

green pruning vines and wine tasting winery Gratallops Priorat paella cooking show after wine tasting Falset Priorat
grapevine green-pruning and wine tasting at Celler Devinssi followed by the”arròs de tros” cooking show at Mas Trucafort 

Well, now it’s time to green-prune the vines in Priorat… Have you ever heard of this? Sounds like pruning, but done when the vineyards are lush green. It’s a crucial vineyard hands-on activity that consists in preserving the best vine twigs towards the grape ripening and culling all the others. Would you like to learn how to green-prune a vine in a great company and eat arròs de tros (a traditional Priorat paella)?

From Gratallops (DOQ Priorat) and Falset (county capital), we’re inviting you to enjoy an exciting vine-and-foodie activity: green-pruning vines and eating paella.

Save the date on 2, 8 or 9 June (Thursday, Friday and Tuesday) in order to enjoy Priorat’s striking scenery and learn how to prune vines.

Thus you’ll be able to learn how to do this fun farming task! You won’t toil green-pruning the whole plot, you’ll rather master the techniques while enjoying in the lap of nature. The master class will be rewarded by a wine tasting and a paella lunch at the Mas Trucafort restaurant.

Place: Gratallops, DOQ Priorat, and Falset

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Pruning vines and eating calçots in Priorat! (February 2022)

calçotada priorat celler devinssi gratallops mas trucafort

Time has come for calçotadas and it’s also time to carry out typical winter winemaking tasks. Do you want to learn how to prune grapevines and eat calçots in a region that stands out for its wine and food and enjoy the extraordinary scenic beauty?

The SARS-VOC-19 pandemic halted certain cellar-door activities. This year we are resuming the grapevine pruning master classes, always sticking to the safety measures.

From Gratallops (DOQ Priorat) and Falset (county capital), we offer you to enjoy an enriching and foodie activity: grapevine pruning workshop featuring a calçotada barbecue.

winery visits in Priorat: vine pruning class and calçotada Gratallops Falset

You’re welcome to visit us on the 13th, 20th or 27th of February (Sundays) to enjoy the Priorat panoramas and learn how to prune grapevines.

This way you can learn how to prune vines in good company! We will not make you prune the whole vineyard, but we will simply teach you the techniques and you will spend some nice time in contact with nature. The workshop will end with a wine tasting and a subsequent calçotada at the Mas Trucafort restaurant.

Place: Gratallops, DOQ Priorat, and Falset

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Pruning vines and eating calçots in Gratallops! 2 February, 2020

calçotada priorat celler devinssi gratallops clos figuerasThe calçotada time has come to Priorat! So has the time for typical winter tasks to carry out at the vineyards. Would you like to learn how to prune a vine and eat calçots in a rural setting of extraordinary scenic beauty?

From Gratallops (DOQ Priorat), we’d like you to come over to enjoy an enriching and gastronomically exciting activity: vine pruning master class followed by a calçotada barbecue.

  • Date: 2 February, 2020 (Sunday) from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Location: Gratallops, DOQ Priorat

wine tourism in Priorat: grapevine pruning master class calçotada GratallopsThus you’re going to learn how to prune grapevines in a nice company! Yo won’t have to prune the whole vineyard, rather, we’re going to show you the techniques so that you can have a wonderdul time in touch with the nature. The master class is followed up by a calçotada barbecue paired with our wine.

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Pruning vines and eating calçots in Gratallops! 3 February, 2019

calçotada priorat celler devinssi gratallops clos figuerasThe calçotada time has come to Priorat! So has the time for typical winter tasks to carry out at the vineyards. Would you like to learn how to prune a vine and eat calçots in a rural setting of extraordinary scenic beauty?

From Gratallops (DOQ Priorat), we’d like you to come over to enjoy an enriching and gastronomically exciting activity: vine pruning master class followed by a calçotada barbecue.

  • Date: 3 February, 2019 (Sunday) from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Location: Gratallops, DOQ Priorat

wine tourism in Priorat: grapevine pruning master class calçotada GratallopsThus you’re going to learn how to prune grapevines in a nice company! Yo won’t have to prune the whole vineyard, rather, we’re going to show you the techniques so that you can have a wonderdul time in touch with the nature. The master class is followed up by a calçotada barbecue paired with our wine.

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Pruning vines and eating calçots in Gratallops! 29 January, 2017

calçotada priorat celler devinssi gratallops clos figuerasIn view of the current weather forecast, the activity is put back to 29 January. We apologise for any inconveniences. 

The calçotada time has come to Priorat! So has the time for typical winter tasks to carry out at the vineyards. Would you like to learn how to prune a vine and eat calçots in a rural setting of extraordinary scenic beauty?

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, 29 January, 2017, you’ll be able to enjoy an enriching and gastronomically exciting activity: vine pruning master class followed by a calçotada barbecue.

  • Date: 29 January, 2017 (Sunday) from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Location: Gratallops, DOQ Priorat

wine tourism in Priorat: grapevine pruning master class calçotada GratallopsThus you’re going to learn how to prune grapevines in a nice company! Yo won’t have to prune the whole vineyard, rather, we’re going to show you the techniques so that you can have a wonderdul time in touch with the nature. The master class is followed up by a calçotada barbecue at Clos Figueras paired with our wine. Last year we hosted a similar event with our grapevine adopters’ club, and this year we’re inviting you to blend in and have fun.

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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)

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

Enjoying a day like today, seasoned with good humour, good company… is priceless…

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Pruning vines and eating calçots in Gratallops! 24 January, 2016

calçotada priorat celler devinssi gratallops clos figuerasThe calçotada time has come to Priorat! So has the time for typical winter tasks to carry out at the vineyards. Would you like to learn how to prune a vine and eat calçots in a rural setting of extraordinary scenic beauty?

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). This Sunday, 24 January, 2016, you’ll be able to enjoy an enriching and gastronomically exciting activity: vine pruning master class followed by a calçotada barbecue.

  • Date: 24 January, 2016 (Sunday) from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Location: Gratallops, DOQ Priorat

wine tourism in Priorat: grapevine pruning master class calçotada GratallopsThus you’re going to learn how to prune grapevines in a nice company! Yo won’t have to prune the whole vineyard, rather, we’re going to show you the techniques so that you can have a wonderdul time in touch with the nature. The master class is followed up by a calçotada barbecue at Clos Figueras paired with our wine. Last year we hosted a similar event with our grapevine adopters’ club, and this year we’re inviting you to blend in and have fun.

Schedule: Continue reading