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

NEWS

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

LaFou launches a new website

2 January, 2019|

The LaFou Winery has launched its new website: http://www.lafou.net where users can now book wine tours online. In keeping with the philosophy on which the winery and its wines are founded, one of the website’s most important new features is the oenologist’s blog, where topics of interest and reflections on [...]

LaFou Els Amelers 2017 an ideal wine for Christmas

10 December, 2018|

The Expansion Newspaper included LaFou Els Amelers 2017 in its selection of 12 great wines for Christmas. DO Terra Alta is renowned for producing the best White Grenache thanks to the personality of this variety which is an ideal pairing for dishes enjoyed at this time of year. Read article

LaFou Celler takes part in a “Harvest Experience” in Barcelona

23 November, 2018|

On November 19, at the Sala Marqués de Comillas in the Maritime Museum of Barcelona, the LaFou Winery took part in a fair called “Experiencia Verema” (Harvest Experience). This event is a must for wine and food lovers, as well as for professionals from the sector; sommeliers, distributors and importers, [...]

LaFou wines participate in the 31st edition of Gandesa´s Wine Festival

6 November, 2018|

The 31st edition of the Wine Festival in Gandesa was held on November 2nd, 3rd and 4th. The highlight of the festival was the “Mostra de Vi” -the Wine Show – which took place on an avenue called Rambla de la Democràcia, where 32 wineries from the Denomination of Origin [...]

LaFou wines receive over 91 points in the wine guide- Guía Peñín 2019 – and attend a fair to showcase Spain’s top wines – “XIX Salón de los Mejores Vinos“

29 October, 2018|

On October 29th and 30th, Spain’s best wines were showcased at the IFEMA pavilion 14 in Madrid; 322 wineries and almost 1,500 wines from 67 wine-producing regions were presented. LaFou presented three of its wines which received the following ratings in the prestigious wine guide Guía Peñín 2019: LaFou El [...]

LaFou Els Amelers was selected by the sommelier Ferran Centelles for a tasting session called “Un passeig per la Catalunya vinícola” – a tour of Catalan wine

22 October, 2018|

"Un passeig per la Catalunya vinícola" –a tour of Catalan wine- inspired the tasting session led by sommelier Ferran Centelles on October 19th  in a room at  "Mercat de Mercats 2018" in  Barcelona, on Avenida de la Catedral from October 19th to 21st. LaFou Els Amelers was among the wines [...]

Philosophy or Oenology? My first post

17 October, 2018|

I'm launching a blog and I'd like to start by talking about why the philosophy that lies behind a project such as a winery is so important. However, when discussing wine, shouldn’t we talk about oenology rather than philosophy? Oenology provides tools, technology, knowledge and the means to make the [...]

Harvest at the LaFou winery

28 September, 2018|

During the month of September, when autumn weather was already upon us, harvesting began at the LaFou Winery, starting with the White Grenache’s freshest, most acidic and cheekiest variety which it uses to make its wine LaFou Els Amelers. It was followed by the harvest of a more mature White [...]

LaFou wines return to Barcelona for “Hotels with D.O.”

27 September, 2018|

From the 17th to the 23rd of September, a new edition of “Hotels with D.O.” was held in Barcelona. This week-long event is organised by INCAVI (Catalan Wine and Winegrowers Institute) and the guild of hotels in Barcelona (Gremi d'Hotels de Barcelona).  This event was launched seven years ago in [...]