The prestigious wine guide ABC 2020-awards 92 points to LaFou Els Amelers 2018, (which is the same score it was given in the guide Guia Vivir El Vino - 365 Vinos al Año 2020), and it highlights its great character and taste. In the same guide, LaFou El Sender 2017 [...]
With 91 points, LaFou de Batea 2015 was the highest-rated wine from the DO Terra Alta in the Guia Proensa 2020. The guide describes this wine as having: "great harmony in the various nuances; black and red berries, minerals, spices, ... body and nerve, solid, balanced, tasty, expressive and great [...]
On November 25, Experiencia Verema Barcelona (Barcelona Harvest Experience) was held for the seventh year running. The Maritime Museum in Barcelona hosted this wine event that gathered over 100 of the best wineries on a national and international scale. This event is a must for wine lovers, users of Verema.com [...]
LaFou de Batea was awarded 95 points in the the wine guide Guía de Vinos Gourmets 2020 making it the highest rated wine from the DO Terra Alta. In 2020, this guide will publish its 35th edition. Its tasting team is made up of professionals from the wine sector and [...]
On November 4, the wine guide Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2020 was launched on the market. The well-established and traditional launching event took place in the Àgora Room in the Hotel Trade Center in Barcelona. Over 100 wineries from all Denominations of Origin (DOs) in Catalonia were present at [...]
On November 5 at Cliqk Studios in the SoHo neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York, the Catalan Tourism Board held a dinner to present Catalonia as a food and wine destination. Guests included press and influencers who were served Catalan dishes and produce paired with wine and cava from the 12 [...]
On October 28 and 29 at the IFEMA pavilion in Madrid, a fair to celebrate Spain’s best wines for 2020 was held. Some 350 wineries presented almost 2,000 wines to around 5,000 professionals from 40 countries. The LaFou Celler was present with the following three wines: LaFou El Sender 2017 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
On 16th September, Sweden celebrated “Grenache Day”. This occasion is aimed at promoting Spanish wines, as well as to highlight and present the Spanish wine sector as a modern and innovative one in which sustainability and adapting to the environment play an essential role. Grenache was the driving force behind [...]
"Harvest in Terra Alta with Ramon Roqueta at LaFou Celler". This is the name Sentits Barcelona gave to the Professional Seminar organized on 16 September at LaFou Celler. Guests took a tour of the vineyards, took part in the harvest, prepared the traditional dish - Clotxa Terraltina (a round loaf [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The prestigious wine magazine Decanter features LaFou Els Amelers 2017 in an article by Sarah Jane Evans MW - "Explore Spain's Undiscovered Wines" - and Decanter gives this wine 90 points, which is the highest rating a Terra Alta wine has ever been given in this magazine. A monovarietal White [...]
2019-07-04T09:49:58+00:00 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 [...]
2019-06-27T14:26:50+00:00 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 [...]
2019-07-04T09:43:05+00:00 23 April, 2019|
Grenaches du Monde is an itinerary event which was held this year in its home of origin in the wine region of Roussillon (France). LaFou El Sender 2016 is a fresh red wine, with a seductive nobility and whose name comes from the word “path” (el sender), and more specifically [...]
2019-04-30T08:48:34+00:00 3 April, 2019|
LaFou presented its wines to professionals from the hotel and catering industry at a congress held between March 11 and April 1. This event was organized by the Denomination of Origin Terra Alta on the Costa Daurada and in Barcelona respectively. This event provided wineries with an opportunity to showcase [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
In its March edition, the prestigious wine magazine Decanter once again rates LaFou wines in a special feature on the Terra Alta region: LaFou Els Amelers with 92 points and LaFou de Batea with 93 points. The author, Miquel Hudin, also includes them in a list of his 9 favourite [...]
On February 14th last, the LaFou Winery, together with Tarroné de Batea Winery, was invited to take part in the programme Districte 21 (Canal 21 Tierras del Ebro) to present the winery and its wines. Joan Vaqué spoke on behalf of the LaFou Winery where he is the Wine Tourism [...]
"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 [...]
ROQUETA ORIGEN SLU, uses "cookies" to ensure a proper operation of our website, improving safety and getting a higher efficiency and personalization of the services offered to users, to collect statistical data and to show relevant publicity.
Press the button “ACCEPT” to accept its use or “DENY” to deny them. In this case ROQUETA ORIGEN, SLU, can not guarantee the full functionallity of the website. You can obtain further information in our COOKIES POLICY and the end of this page.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.