Lost traditions

The poetry hidden behind pruning

Wine readings

Natural Wines, Raw Wine and New York

When everything comes full circle

Lost traditions

22.02.2018

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A popular tradition which exists in several European countries, customary since ages past and carried out in an artisan way once a year, coinciding with the coldest months of winter, which provide the best possible conditions for manipulating the fat and meat from the pig. It continues today but is no longer performed like it […]

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The poetry hidden behind pruning

06.02.2018

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It’s winter; the time has come. The vine is asleep; all energy is directed towards the roots and the life is mainly found in the soil. The most intimate contact between man and nature occurs during pruning. Observe, breathe, walk around and sense, above all sense. Before we prune, we must first study the vineyard, […]

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Wine readings

14.12.2017

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“A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.”  Louis Pasteur. In spite of being quite in agreement with what Louis Pasteur preached, we also believe in the magic of books. You are not a true fan of wine without a good wine cellar (full) of publications. Often, choosing a […]

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Natural Wines, Raw Wine and New York

17.11.2017

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“If the rise of the natural movement has been of any use, it has been to raise awareness of man’s intervention in winemaking.” Josep Pitu Roca. Natural wine has changed the landscape. A lot has been said recently about the rise of the natural wine movement. Natural wines have existed since time immemorial. In fact, the first […]

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When everything comes full circle

25.08.2017

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“Our work, basically, is like an artist’s. We strive to obtain the best possible grapes and wine from each plot.” This is how Pepe defines his passion, his work. This is how the harvest begins for us, finalizing sketches and creations, the most longed-for moment of the year. The moment when anything is possible. Just […]

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Who lives in our vineyards?

10.04.2017

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The biodiversity of the estate allows us to combine and preserve tradition and heritage. The centuries-old winegrowing tradition of the estate and the nearby forest and lake as well as the historical natural heritage of flora and fauna. A group of experts has therefore been studying our estate and its habitat and, with their help, we […]

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Animal traction at the estate

07.12.2016

Walks

During the last few weeks we have strapped the strains, plowed and planted. All this with our tools and the best possible mate, the Breton horse Bru. The recovery of this way of working is more than a spiritual connection between man, plant, animal and earth. From a practical and viticultural point of view working […]

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The biodynamic preparations of Autumn

05.12.2016

Seasons / Walks

Biodynamic agriculture is, within the ecological viticulture, the most meticulous, deep and spiritual of all the options to practice in the vineyard. Biodynamics is also a philosophy, a commitment that we acquire with the plant and the earth. Our goal is to give life to the soil and ensure a good balance to the biodiversity […]

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Harvest 2016 at Raventós i Blanc

16.09.2016

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Water is what the vines most want now. We come from a very dry year 2015 (310mm of rain, when the average is about 550mm). During the autumn it rained very little and the water reserves of the soil weren’t filled. In early spring we had some rain that helped us to have a good […]

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Viticulture Encounter at Remelluri

25.05.2016

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On the 15th and 16th May La Granja de Remelluri (La Rioja) witnessed the #ViticultureEncounter, organized in order to contribute to the recovery of the great Spanish vineyard and the prestige of the rural world. Key people in today’s changing world of wine came to the call of Telmo Rodriguez. There were more than 150 professionals, wine lovers and […]

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