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

NEWS

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 [...]

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 [...]