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LaFou attends the Fair- XVIII Salón de los Mejores Vinos – a celebration of Spain’s top wines according to the wineguide: Guía Peñín 2018

25 October, 2017|

On 23 and 24 October, IFEMA (Madrid) played host to Spain’s top wines: 300 wineries presented almost 1,300 wines from 68 wine-producing regions. LaFou participated with three of its wines. The first of these was LaFou de Batea 2014; a signature wine that obtained 94 points in the distinguished wine [...]

LaFou Els Amelers, one of Catalonia’s Best Wines

20 October, 2017|

LaFou Els Amelers is one of the wines that has been included in the first edition of a guide to the best 100 wines and cavas in Catalonia in 2017. According to Lluis Tolosa, author of the guide, LaFou Els Amelers is "the forerunner of 100% White Grenache wines". The [...]

End of the harvest at LaFou

29 September, 2017|

Due to intense heat during the last few weeks in August and low rainfall at the end of spring, LaFou Winery brought forward its harvest by a few days in order to protect its white varieties, particularly its White Grenache. By harvesting early LaFou could preserve its aromatic freshness and [...]

LaFou welcomes top international journalists

31 August, 2017|

The Catalan Wine Association organised an international mission to promote Catalan wines. They invited 6 top North-American journalists to Catalonia to discover the DO Catalunya (Catalan appellations of origin) and its different winegrowing regions. The LaFou winery was chosen as one of the wineries of interest. Journalists Catherine Todd (www.damewine.com) [...]

LaFou Celler, a key player at TASTVM Vila-seca

19 July, 2017|

Over the weekend from July 14 to 16, the culinary fair "TASTVM Vila-seca: Wine-pairing from our land" was held at the castle in the town of Vila-seca. LaFou Winery actively took part in this fair with a stand in the wine space where guests could taste three wines from the [...]

LaFou Els Amelers attends “The Night of the Sommeliers”

14 July, 2017|

On July 10, the Catalan Association of Sommeliers (ACS) celebrated its annual event to honour  Catalonia's top sommelier for the year 2017. It was hosted at the Hotel Restaurant Villa Retiro in Xerta. The night was full of emotions, surprises and smiles, with a dinner that celebrated the wines from [...]

LaFou Els Amelers, a white wine for the magic nights of summer

7 July, 2017|

Àngel Garcia Petit (oenologist, communicator and a qualified sommelier) picked LaFou Els Amelers as his wine of choice for the section on wines in the magazine “Cuina”. In the article, Àngel describes LaFou Els Amelers as a white wine to enjoy on the magic nights of summer: one to be [...]

LaFou Els Amelers; a white wine with a character as solid as concrete

26 May, 2017|

Federico Oldenburg, a journalist and editor who specializes in food and wine, features LaFou Els Amelers in an article in Metrópoli, a supplement with the El Mundo newspaper. He writes about the trend of fermenting and ageing white wine in concrete tanks. LaFou Els Amelers is fermented and aged for [...]

Gold medals for LaFou at the Gilbert & Gaillard International Competition 2017

27 April, 2017|

LaFou de Batea and LaFou Els Amelers pick up the Gold and Gold + 90 medals respectively at the Gilbert & Gaillard International Competition 2017. The magazine Gilbert & Gaillard is of French origin and has over 25 years of experience. It runs its tasting worldwide throughout the 5 continents. [...]

The magazine “Sobremesa” awards 93 points to LaFou de Batea

11 April, 2017|

Five wines from Terra Alta, a region in the extreme south of Catalonia, were very highly rated by the magazine “Sobremesa”. One of the five wines that stood out was LaFou de Batea, which was awarded 93 points by the magazine.  This fitting choice highlights the personality of the native [...]

LaFou Els Amelers, among seven oak-aged white wines you must taste

7 April, 2017|

In April, the magazine “Cupatges” recommends LaFou Els Amelers as one of seven oak-aged white wines that must be tasted.  LaFou Els Amelers is 100% white Grenache and its name “els amelers” pays tribute to the almond trees that grow alongside the vines in the vineyards in the Terra Alta [...]

LaFou appears on the TV channel “Districte 21”

13 March, 2017|

On 8 March last, Joan Vaqué, who is responsible for wine tourism at the LaFou winery, appeared on a wine programme called Denominació d’Origen which featured on the TV channel “Districte 21” (Canal 21 Ebre). For almost 11 minutes, Joan presented LaFou and three of its wines, as well as [...]

LaFou de Batea wins the gold medal at Grenaches du Monde

13 February, 2017|

On Saturday 11 February, the tasting session for the international competition Grenaches du Monde took place in Sardinia. The contest is promoted by the Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Roussillon to honour top wines made with the Garnacha variety from designations of origin all around the world. LaFou de Batea [...]

“Decanter”, a prestigious english magazine, recommends LaFou Celler

1 February, 2017|

Decanter, an English magazine, published a great article on the rise of Catalan white wine and the commitment to quality of these wines in this territory. The article recommends the winery LaFou Celler under the section ‘Catalonia: six names to know’. Read article:  http://www.lafou.net/news/170201-Decanter-LAFOU.pdf

92 points for LaFou Els Amelers

15 December, 2016|

The ABC Wine Guide 2017 awarded 92 points to LAFOU Els Amelers. Among the thousands of wines tasted throughout 2016, six hundred have been selected with an aim to providing a recommendation of the country’s best wines for 2017.

Great reception at the 29th Wine Festival in Terra Alta

11 November, 2016|

On the last weekend of October, the 29th edition of the Wine Festival in Terra Alta was held in Gandesa, a fair which attracted a large number of visitors and participating wineries. The Festival closed its doors after a busy weekend which drew large crowds of visitors. The wine-tasting sessions [...]