Category archive:Seasons

«Let the world get excited when they see us»

This is what we dream about for our wine-growing area, a geographical area scattered with vineyards that are cared for and worked on with the utmost respect in accordance with ecological and sustainable viticulture. Where the farmer earns a good living. “What we have to achieve is to unite winemakers and wine-growers to work together […]

Micro Vinifications in the Garage

Vins Pepe Raventós, the power of expressing a terroir It was around 2014 when Pepe was living in New York and he was impressed by some wines that took him back to his childhood days, when -sometimes on the sly- he could taste wines in the farmhouses of peasant friends in the Pyrenees. Surprisingly, those […]

Pruning secrets and techniques

    Pruning ends with the end of winter and begins with the coldest months from November to the beginning of March, months when the vine is still sleeping. Pruning seems like an easy job; shears in hand and cutting shoots, but the truth is not so. It is a job for experts that must […]

A Harvest to forget

The first forecasts, with a winter and early spring generous in water, seemed to announce a good harvest, far from those years of prolonged drought. But, if public health has been tragically threatened by the Covid19 , the health of the vineyards has also suffered a historic blow. While the beneficial autumn rains helped to […]

Life and Strength

Over the last three months, during the State of Alarm, nature on our estate has continued to grow strong. The vines, and all the agricultural environment, have run their course, even accelerated by the heavy rains this spring. This year has been particularly rainy; rainfall so far in this cycle is 661.5 mm – from […]

The biodynamic preparations of Autumn

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 […]

Harvest 2016 at Raventós i Blanc

16.09.2016

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 […]