Category archive:Walks

«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 […]

2 backpacks and 40 cardboard boxes

17.05.2022

    -From Sant Sadurní to Ukraine-  This is the story of a journey towards Ukraine’s border in the midst of the Russian Ukrainian war, entailing the narrative of five individuals who managed to flee from the horrors of the conflict and are now residing in Barcelona. Like theirs, there are millions of stories, but […]

Bordeaux Experience

05.04.2022

We started our route from Sant Sadurní d’Anoia at 7 in a cold Thursday morning in February. Six hours and 634 km later we arrived at Saint Emillion and just breathing the thrilling fresh air of the Bordeaux region we knew that these two days were predicted to be a wonderful rediscovery of great vineyards.  […]

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 […]

The Spring of Futuro Viñador

– Mediterranean Mosaic – “Mediterraneanism is the most poetic attitude to inhabit a landscape.” In February 2020 we announced that FUTURO VIÑADOR was no longer just a dream: the association that 16 Spanish producers had spent more than a year enthusiastically drawing up; all those meetings, trips, and lengthy talks was finally a reality: Futuro […]

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 […]

Travelling to the soul of wines

“Le vin est la plus saine et la plus hygiénique des boissons” Louis Pasteur As Pepe Raventós always says, travelling helps you open your mind and gives you a different perspective about everything in life. Trips to Burgundy, Barolo, Champagne…, you see how things have been done well, and you gain a better understanding of the real path. We travel, we learn and we realize that we have a […]

Who lives in our vineyards?

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 […]

Animal traction at the estate

07.12.2016

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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