News 2018-11-02T12:13:22+00:00

NEWS

LaFou Els Amelers; best White Grenache from the DO Terra Alta

4 November, 2019|

LaFou Els Amelers is acclaimed as the best White Grenache from the DO Terra Alta in a Wine Competition for DO Terra Alta 2019. The winery picked up this award on Friday, 1 November, during the Gandesa Wine Festival. The highlight of this festival was the DO Terra Alta Wine [...]

LaFou Celler presents El Sender 2017, Grenache in its purest state

23 October, 2019|

LAFOU El Sender 2017 is launched; it is the seventh vintage of this wine and it is a true and pure reflection of the landscape of Terra Alta and the great richness of the Grenache variety par excellence. This wine shows an intense red colour. The aroma that dominates at [...]

LaFou in Hotels with DO

25 September, 2019|

Once again, the guild of hotels - Gremi d'Hotels de Barcelona, INCAVI and the Catalan association of DOs (denominations of origin) organized an event called “Hotels with DO”. This event received the support of Barcelona’s School of Hotel Management, Riedel and the Catalan Tourism Board. This event took place from [...]

Gourmet Food and Wine Tasting in honour of the Harvest at LaFou Celler

17 September, 2019|

LaFou Celler organises seasonal Gourmet Food and Wine tasting sessions and the last one was held in September during the heat of the harvest season. Guests were invited to tour the vineyards and to taste and savour LaFou Els Amelers and new unfiltered wines. Out in the vineyards, those who [...]

Gourmet Spring Tasting event at the LaFou Winery

10 June, 2019|

On June 8, the LaFou Winery hosted a Spring Tasting event; “Degustació de Primavera”.  Wine and vines were the stars of the show and it was here that the new LaFou Els Amelers vintage could be tasted in a pairing with seasonal dishes prepared by Miravall de Batea Restaurant. It [...]

Natural wines … or not; the latest post in the winemaker’s blog

30 May, 2019|

“Are the wines I've had to date artificial ones? “... “Why is there an interest in classifying a wine as "natural" if it isn’t?”  ... "What about healthy wines?". Ramon Roqueta is Lafou’s owner and oenologist.  In his third blog post, he invites us to contemplate natural wines. Link to [...]

Natural wines…or not

28 May, 2019|

Just a few weeks ago I was invited to a debate on "natural" wines, a topic that is very fashionable at the moment, but also a controversial one. So, today we will talk about them. So, are the wines I've had to date artificial ones? No, not at all. In [...]

LaFou Celler attends Comuvicat 2019

12 March, 2019|

LaFou Celler attended the first edition of the Catalan Conference on Wine Communication (Comuvicat 2019).   Ramon Roqueta, LaFou’s owner and oenologist, took part in a round table on "What we don’t talk about in the wine sector". During this talk, Ramon Roqueta put forward the need for a common and [...]

The LaFou Winery gets ready for its Winter Gastronomic Pairing event

22 February, 2019|

On Saturday, March 2nd, the LaFou Winery will host its third seasonal pairing event “Cicle de Maridatges Gastronòmics de Temporada al Celler”. The winery launched this event in May last year to pair seasonal cuisine with its wines. In May, it began with a pairing of seasonal produce from spring. [...]

“Spirit of Garnacha”; a new post in the oenologist’s blog

14 February, 2019|

"It is not entirely correct to speak of native grape varieties " ... ", if you are asked where White Garnacha comes from, Terra Alta is your answer " says Ramon Roqueta, oenologist and owner of the LaFou Winery. These are just some thoughts on the Garnacha variety which feature [...]

The Spirit of Garnacha

14 February, 2019|

With the blog underway, I can no longer delay talking about one of my favourite subjects: the Garnacha variety which, curiously enough, I "discovered" and fell in love with by studying in France, which is why I started the LaFou project in the Terra Alta region. Is Garnacha native to [...]

The LaFou Winery hosts students from the Master’s Degree in the OIV

31 January, 2019|

For the fourth consecutive year, the LaFou Winery hosted students taking the “International Diploma in Management of the Vine and Wine “(OIV MSc in Wine Management). This international diploma is aimed exclusively at future executives and management positions within the wine sector. During their trip to Catalonia at the end [...]

LaFou Els Amelers Màgnum: greatness in a bottle

4 January, 2019|

“Mi Vino” magazine (issue 241, December 2018) features LaFou Els Amelers Màgnum in its last tasting of the year which was dedicated exclusively to the format of magnum bottles. The magazine emphasizes the persistence of the wild nature of the White Grenache variety. Link to article