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

NEWS

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 [...]

Winds of change blow in the Terra Alta region

22 May, 2018|

The online wine magazine Cupatges.cat published an article by Ramon Francàs in which he analysed the current situation of winemaking in DO Terra Alta. In the article, Ramon Roqueta, (oenologist and owner of LaFou Winery) states that he sees the DO Terra Alta as one that is "dynamic and growing", [...]

LaFou winery launches a season of food and wine pairing events

21 May, 2018|

On May 12, the LaFou Winery held a food and wine pairing event to celebrate the season of spring. This event was led by Ramon Roqueta who is an oenologist and the winery’s owner. This gastronomic experience hopes to be the first in a cycle of seasonal events to celebrate [...]

LaFou takes part in two of the most influential international fairs in the sector

23 April, 2018|

From 18th to 20th March, LaFou participated in the Prowein fair in Düsseldorf (Germany), the world's largest International Wine and Spirits Fair, which hosts over 6,600 exhibitors, representing 295 wine-growing regions and 60 countries.  One month later, from April 16 to 19, Barcelona hosted Alimentaria 2018, a reputable fair for [...]

Decanter awards 91 points to LaFou El Sender

16 February, 2018|

Decanter magazine awards 91 points to LaFou El Sender and has included this wine as one of its recommendations in the list of "Great value wines for the weekend”. It gives special mention to Terra Alta as a region that produces top quality wines. Decanter is a prestigious wine magazine [...]

A white wine that captivates: LaFou Els Amelers

22 December, 2017|

Wine Style Travel is a select digital magazine dedicated to wine, cuisine and travel. It featured LaFou Els Amelers and describes it as "a white wine that captivates".  The magazine also describes it as "an intense and gastronomic white wine, elaborated with Grenache from the Denomination of Origin, DO Terra [...]

Excellent rating for LaFou de Batea in the guide: Proensa 2018

14 December, 2017|

“Fresh Mediterranean character.  Generous fruit aromas, floral and mineral tones. Balanced, generous, measured body and tannins of ripe fruit, full flavour and expressive.” This is how Andrés Proensa describes the magnificent LaFou de Batea in the wine guide: “Guía Proensa 2018” in which it is rated with 91 points. 

Second video to promote Grenaches du Monde in Terra Alta

12 December, 2017|

Grenaches du Monde is an international wine competition and it has chosen the Terra Alta region and, by extension, the entire Grenache-growing regions of Catalonia, to host this competition in 2018. The organisers have produced a second video to promote the competition.  The title is: “Grenaches du Monde 2018 – [...]

Excellent ratings for wines from the LaFou Celler

29 November, 2017|

In their most recent editions, two  prestigious wine guides -  La Guía de Vinos ABC 2018 and Guía de Vinos Gourmets 2018 – honour LaFou  wines by giving them very high ratings: the ABC Wine Guide gave 93 points to LaFou El Sender 2015  and 92 points to  LaFou Els [...]

LaFou at “Experiencia Verema” in Barcelona

28 November, 2017|

On November 27, in the Sala Marqués de Comillas in Barcelona’s Maritime Museum, the LaFou Winery took part in the fifth “Experiència Verema”- an event that celebrates the “harvest experience”. This event is essential for wine and food lovers, as well as for professionals within the sector; sommeliers, distributors, importers [...]

Master tasting session of grenache wines with LaFou Els Amelers

27 November, 2017|

In Barcelona on November 24th, the Terra Alta Appellation of Origin organised a very special event to promote Grenaches du Monde, an international competition in honour of the Grenache variety from around the world. This event will be held in the Terra Alta region next year.  Frank Smulders a Dutch [...]