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Abadal has launched a series of video capsules with sommeliers and communicator experts from the world of wine
 The Abadal winery has launched a series of video capsules by sommeliers and professionals from the communication sector within the world of Catalan wine.  Through the language they use, the look in their eyes, they give us an insight into tasting ...
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Abadal wines accompany the CCCB and La Pedrera at the opening of their main events
As a keen promoter of culture and literature, Abadal supported Kosmopolis 2019 at the CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona) by serving Abadal Blanc and Abadal Franc throughout the festival. Kosmopolis is a biennial literary event that ...
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The Abadal Winery presents the Mandó project to the Minister of Agriculture, Teresa Jordà
Teresa Jordà, the Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, visited the Abadal Winery and experienced first-hand the research project that the winery has carried out for the last 15 years to recover this native variety . Valentí Roqueta, ...
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Abadal Picapoll 2018, a symbol of Bages
The Abadal winery presents Abadal Picapoll 2018, the latest vintage of the first wine that came out on the market that was made entirely with the Picapoll variety; a 100% Picapoll wine. This wine embodies the pure essence of Bages as it is a true ...
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Pizza, Rock & Wine
On March 7, Abadal paired dishes created by Jessica Roman, chef at the restaurant 6 Sentits i Sastreria Pizza in the town of Navàs, with Abadal wines and rock music. A pizza for each wine; a piece of rock music for each pizza. A tasting session ...
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Abadal wines at a lunch-debate on "The future of Europe" in Brussels
Abadal wines were served in Brussels at a lunch-debate led by Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission for Labour Promotion, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness. Under the theme "The future of Europe", the event brought together ...
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Abadal Mandó & ForbesLife
Forbes, the leading American magazine specializing in business and finance, features Abadal Mandó in edition nº. 206 (March 2019). This wine appeared in the ForbesLife section which is a life style supplement in the Spanish edition of the magazine. ...
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Abadal Mandó features at an instructional tasting event run by the Catalan Association of Sommeliers and the DO Pla de Bages
The Catalan Association of Sommeliers and the Designation of Origin –D.O. Pla de Bages -organized an instructional tasting event in Barcelona for professionals within the sector. This event was led by Joan Soler, oenologist and president of the ...
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Wine, Amore, Passione
On February 14th last, the Abadal Winery offered an unprecedented gastronomic experience where wine, love and passion played key roles. Wine played the leading role as it was the inspiration behind each tasting session. Love and friendship united guests ...
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Abadal renews its certification for quality and sustainability in wine tourism
The Abadal Winery has renewed its certification “Commitment to Biosphere Sustainability "in recognition of its commitment to sustainable and quality wine tourism. This accreditation is awarded by the Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI) with an end ...
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Abadal inaugurates MAM -a music tour in the town of Manresa –with a taste of its wines
On 11th January last, at the Auditorium located in Plana de l’Om in Manresa, the Abadal Winery paired the first concert on the MAM music tour in Manresa with two if its wines; Abadal Rosat and Abadal Franc. The concert was performed by Carme Canela ...
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Abadal features in the wine section -"Al Celler" - in the magazine Revista Cuina
Last January, the magazine Revista Cuina featured the launch of Abadal Mandó's second vintage from 2016 in its wine section "Al Celler". The article highlights the research and recovery of the Mandó native grape variety from the Bages region. The ...
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Pruning time
Winter is pruning time at the vineyard. The first few months of the year are marked by pruning which starts in December and lasts until March.  During this process, the structure of the vine is maintained, it is rejuvenated to prepare it for a ...
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The Estate Wine, Abadal 3.9 Vi de Finca, and Abadal Nuat are awarded 90 points in the wine guide “Anuario de Vinos El País 2019”
The annual wine guide, “Anuario de Vinos El País 2019”, awarded 90 points to two of our wines: Abadal 3.9 Vi de Finca 2015 and Abadal Nuat 2016, making it the only two wines from the appellation of the DO Pla de Bages to berated and included in ...
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The 2018 vintage for Abadal Blanc and Abadal Rosat have already been launched on the market
In mid-December, the new 2018 vintage for Abadal Blanc and Abadal Rosat were launched on the market. This vintage was marked by a climate that was more continental than usual in which aromatic intensity was favoured. In our white wine, citric and ...
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Abadal 5 Merlot a wine to savour in 2019
In its December edition, the specialist wine magazine “Vinos y Restaurantes” (wine and restaurants) featured Abadal 5 Merlot as a wine to savour in it select list of  "wines for 2019". “The complexity of five varieties from five different plots ...
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The Estate Wine Abadal 3.9 Vi de Finca represents D.O. Pla de Bages in London
The Estate Wine -Abadal 3.9 Vi de Finca - was chosen to represent the D.O. Pla de Bages in a wine tasting event in London which was organised to showcase wines from Catalonia. A total of twelve wines, one from each of Catalonia’s Dos, and one cava ...
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Estate Wine Abadal 3.9 Vi de Finca received the highest rating of wines from the DO Pla de Bages in the ABC Wine Guide
In its latest edition, the ABC Wine Guide awarded the Estate Wine Abadal 3.9 Vi de Finca 2015 with 93 points and Abadal 5 Merlot 2016 with 92 points. These two wines received the highest ratings of wines from the DO Pla de Bages in the guide. Furthermore, ...
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Abadal Mandó 2016; authentic expression of the landscape of the region of Bages
The Abadal Winery is leading research into the recovery of native varieties from the region of Bages, such as Picapoll and Mandó. The result is a wine such as Abadal Mandó 2016; a fresh red wine with a lively acidity and fruit of one of the driest ...
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Abadal Christmas Market & Wine Experience; a meeting point for wine lovers
A magical environment, gourmet tasting sessions, jazz, Christmas lights, excellent food, Christmas smells and first-rate wines. This sums up the Abadal Christmas Market & Wine Experience, which was held for the third year in a row and has become ...
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Abadal takes part in a "Harvest Experience" in Barcelona
On November 19, at the Sala Marqués de Comillas in the Maritime Museum of Barcelona, the Abadal Winery took part in a fair called “Experiencia Verema” (Harvest Experience). This event is a must for wine and food lovers, as well as for professionals ...
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LaFou wines are presented to professionals from the Costa Daurada and Barcelona
LaFou presented its wines to professionals from the hotel and catering industry at a congress held between March 11 and April 1. This event was organized by the Denomination of Origin Terra Alta on the Costa Daurada and in Barcelona respectively. ...
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LaFou Els Amelers; gourmet recommendation
A local newspaper - Diari de Tarragona – featured LaFou Els Amelers among its gourmet recommendations on March 23. ...
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LaFou Celler attends Comuvicat 2019
LaFou Celler attended the first edition of the Catalan Conference on Wine Communication (Comuvicat 2019).   Ramon Roqueta, LaFou’s owner and oenologist, took part in a round table on "What we don’t talk about in the wine sector". During this ...
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The LaFou Winery gets ready for its Winter Gastronomic Pairing event
On Saturday, March 2nd, the LaFou Winery will host its third seasonal pairing event “Cicle de Maridatges Gastronòmics de Temporada al Celler”. The winery launched this event in May last year to pair seasonal cuisine with its wines. In May, it ...
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Decanter Magazine includes LaFou Els Amelers and LaFou de Batea among its 9 favorite wines from the Terra Alta region
In its March edition, the prestigious wine magazine Decanter once again rates LaFou wines in a special feature on the Terra Alta region: LaFou Els Amelers with 92 points and LaFou de Batea with 93 points. The author, Miquel Hudin, also includes ...
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The LaFou Winery appears in the programme Districte 21 on the TV channel- Canal 21 Tierras del Ebro
On February 14th last, the LaFou Winery, together with Tarroné de Batea Winery, was invited to take part in the programme Districte 21 (Canal 21 Tierras del Ebro) to present the winery and its wines. Joan Vaqué spoke on behalf of the LaFou Winery ...
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"Spirit of Garnacha"; a new post in the oenologist’s blog
"It is not entirely correct to speak of native grape varieties " ... ", if you are asked where White Garnacha comes from, Terra Alta is your answer " says Ramon Roqueta, oenologist and owner of the LaFou Winery. These are just some thoughts on the Garnacha ...
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The Spirit of Garnacha
With the blog underway, I can no longer delay talking about one of my favourite subjects: the Garnacha variety which, curiously enough, I "discovered" and fell in love with by studying in France, which is why I started the LaFou project in the Terra ...
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The LaFou Winery takes part in the XVI Gastronomic Event in honour of the Truffle which was held in the town of Morella
On February 8th last, at the Town Hall in Morella, LaFou wines were paired with dishes that were prepared in an exhibition of showcooking by  the restaurant Vinatea de Morella. From 25 January to 10 March, the truffle which is considered a culinary ...
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The LaFou Winery hosts students from the Master's Degree in the OIV
For the fourth consecutive year, the LaFou Winery hosted students taking the “International Diploma in Management of the Vine and Wine “(OIV MSc in Wine Management). This international diploma is aimed exclusively at future executives and management ...
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LaFou El Sender 2015 is one the world’s top 20 wines according to the prestigious wine magazine Decanter
LaFou El Sender 2015 has been included in a list of the world’s top 20 wines in the prestigious wine magazine Decanter. Throughout 2018, members of the magazine’s tasting team sampled and assessed a wide range of wines from around the world and ...
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Excellent wines by LaFou according to the annual wine guide “Anuario de Vinos El País 2019”
The "Anuario de Vinos El País 2019" awarded our wines with 90 points and over: 92 points for LaFou de Batea 2015, 91 points for LaFou Els Amelers 2017 and 90 points for LaFou El Sender 2016. ...
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LaFou Els Amelers Màgnum: greatness in a bottle
“Mi Vino” magazine (issue 241, December 2018) features LaFou Els Amelers Màgnum in its last tasting of the year which was dedicated exclusively to the format of magnum bottles. The magazine emphasizes the persistence of the wild nature of the ...
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93 points for LaFou Els Amelers in the wine guide “Vivir El Vino 365 Vinos al Año 2019" (365 wines for 2019)
LaFou Els Amelers 2017 obtained 93 points in the wine guide “Vivir El Vino 365 Vinos al Año 2019". This guide presents a collection of wines chosen by a team of experts after blindly tasting over 1,600 samples.  The experts choose 365 wines they ...
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LaFou launches a new website
The LaFou Winery has launched its new website: http://www.lafou.net where users can now book wine tours online. In keeping with the philosophy on which the winery and its wines are founded, one of the website’s most important new features is ...
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LaFou Els Amelers 2017 an ideal wine for Christmas
The Expansion Newspaper included LaFou Els Amelers 2017 in its selection of 12 great wines for Christmas. DO Terra Alta is renowned for producing the best White Grenache thanks to the personality of this variety which is an ideal pairing for dishes ...
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LaFou de Batea is Terra Alta’s best wine according to two wine guides; Guía de Vinos Gourmets 2019 and the Proensa Guide
LaFou de Batea 2015 was given a rating of 95 points, the highest and best score that a wine from Terra Alta was given in the 2019 Guía de Vinos Gourmets 2019 (Gourmet Wine Guide), which also gave LaFou El Sender 2016 an excellent 91 points, placing ...
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The LaFou Winery welcomes in the autumn season by pairing seasonal cuisine with Lafou wines at an event called “Maridatge de Tardor”
On November 24th, the LaFou Winery welcomed in the autumn by pairing seasonal cuisine with Lafou wines at an event called Maridatge de Tardor (autumn pairing). This was the second seasonal pairing which is run in tandem with one in spring, which was ...
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LaFou Celler takes part in a "Harvest Experience" in Barcelona
On November 19, at the Sala Marqués de Comillas in the Maritime Museum of Barcelona, the LaFou Winery took part in a fair called “Experiencia Verema” (Harvest Experience). This event is a must for wine and food lovers, as well as for professionals ...
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LaFou wines participate in the 31st edition of Gandesa´s Wine Festival
The 31st edition of the Wine Festival in Gandesa was held on November 2nd, 3rd and 4th. The highlight of the festival was the “Mostra de Vi” -the Wine Show – which took place on an avenue called Rambla de la Democràcia, where 32 wineries from ...
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LaFou Els Amelers takes part in a festival to celebrate Catalonia’s top wines for 2019
With a score of 9.55 points, LaFou Els Amelers 2017 set the mark to be included in a festival to celebrate Catalonia’s top wines according to the wine guide; Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2019. This wine guide gathers and features the latest news on ...
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#roquetamaridatgeperfect with Ramon Roqueta Garnacha Tinta
We propose #RoquetaMaridatgePerfect for the Ramon Roqueta Garnacha Tinta (red Grenache): Pizza with calçots (chargrilled green onions) and a romesco sauce. Link to video recipe: https://youtu.be/e0joMgh47DA ...
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Ramon Roqueta Insignia is featured in the magazine Vinos y Restaurantes
Vinos y Restaurantes is a magazine that specializes in the wine and catering sector. It featured Ramon Roqueta Insignia in edition nº 199 in March 2019 and in its special edition on the Garnacha variety. The magazine highlighted this variety’s ...
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Ramon Roqueta Insignia receives a silver medal
Ramon Roqueta Insignia received a silver medal at the Berliner Wein Trophy 2019. Since 2004, this competition in the German capital has become the largest and most important international wine tasting event in the country. An international jury ...
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Ramon Roqueta Chardonnay is the first wine to incorporate intelligent labels
In keeping with its commitment to innovate, the Ramon Roqueta Winery has collaborated in the development of the first intelligent labels for wine. Eurecat, the technology development centre behind this leading technology, will present this new feature ...
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Ramon Roqueta Insignia in the Gaudí Awards 2019
On Sunday, 27 January, the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya hosted the XI Gaudí Awards, a ceremony to celebrate Catalan cinema. Ramon Roqueta Insignia was one of the wines that was served during the post-ceremony dinner. http://ramonroqueta.com/en/ramon-roqueta-insignia/ ...
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Gold medal for Ramon Roqueta Insignia 2016
Ramon Roqueta Insignia 2016 has been awarded yet another gold medal at the Best Value CWSA International Competition (China Wine and Spirits Awards 2019), one of the most prestigious wine and spirits competitions. CWSA is held in Hong Kong and China ...
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Successful pairing with Ramon Roqueta Insignia
To ensure that any meal is paired successfully, Ramon Roqueta Insignia is a perfect choice, a wine made with the following varieties; Grenache, Carignan (Samsó) and Sumoll. We propose pairing this wine with an excellent duck confit and a generous ...
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Ramon Roqueta Insignia obtains 90 points in the annual wine guide "Vivir El Vino 365 Vinos al Año 2019” (365 wines for 2019)
Ramon Roqueta Insignia 2016 was awarded 90 points by the annual wine guide “Vivir El Vino 365 Vinos al Año 2019”. This guide presents a collection of wines chosen by a team of experts after blindly tasting over 1,600 samples.  The ...
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Ramon Roqueta Insignia features in a special edition on Grenache in the wine and food magazine “Vinos y Restaurantes”
The specialist magazine Vinos y Restaurantes (wine and restaurants) dedicated a feature to the Grenache variety in its November edition. It highlighted Ramon Roqueta Insignia as an example of how this elegant variety produces a fruity, pleasant and ...
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Ramon Roqueta Insignia one of the highlights of 2018
The online wine magazine Cupatges includes Ramon Roqueta Insignia in its list of 2018’s best wines. This wine is made with Grenache, Carignan (Samsó) and Sumoll. It is a living testament to five generations of commitment and dedication to the vineyard. Link ...
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Ramon Roqueta Insignia is recommended as an ideal wine for Christmas in a feature in the gourmet magazine “Cuina”
The food and wine magazine “Cuina” chose and recommends Ramon Roqueta Insignia as an ideal wine to accompany gourmet meals over Christmas. This wine pairs very well with a wide range of dishes, from snacks to desserts, and it can be enjoyed with ...
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The wine magazine Fuera de Serie rates Ramon Roqueta Insignia as one of Spain’s 25 best wines in 2018
According to the magazine Fuera de Serie, which is published by the economic newspaper Expansión, Ramon Roqueta Insignia is one of Spain’s most outstanding 25 wines in 2018, The magazine holds an annual blind tasting session in order to discover ...
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Ramon Roqueta features in an article on centenary wineries in the magazine Mi Vino
The magazine Mi Vino included Ramon Roqueta Insignia 2016 in its special feature on centenary wineries -"Bodegas Centenarias". This article was published in the October issue on historic wineries that have been home to some of our best wines for decades. ...
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Ramon Roqueta Garnatxa Blanca is a "Best Buy" wine according to the magazine Wine Enthusiast
Ramon Roqueta Garnatxa Blanca 2017 has been recognised as a "Best Buy" wine by the American magazine Wine Enthusiast. It is a lifestyle magazine dedicated to the world of wine, travel and entertainment. It was founded in 1988 and has a readership of ...
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Ramon Roqueta Tempranillo receives the gold medal -“Vinari d’Or 2018” - in the category of “Best Wine from DO Catalunya”
Ramon Roqueta Tempranillo 2017 was awarded the gold medal – Vinari d’Or 2018 - for the best DO Catalunya wine, and in the category of best young red wine it received the silver medal- Vinari de Plata.   The sixth edition of the Vinari Awards was ...
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2018 Harvest at the Ramon Roqueta Winery
At the beginning of September, autumn weather was already upon us. Because of the weather, vineyards were monitored closely and continuous checks were carried out to ensure the health of the grapes. The Chardonnay variety was the first to be harvested ...
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Gold medals for Ramon Roqueta
Over the past few months, the Ramon Roqueta Winery has received widespread acclaim in international competitions and tasting sessions. Particular mention must be given to Ramon Roqueta Reserva 2017 which won the gold medal at the Berliner Wein Trophy ...
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Ramon Roqueta takes part in the 38th edition of the popular wine fair "Mostra de Vins i Caves de Catalunya"
Once again, Ramon Roqueta showcased its wines at the 38th edition of Mostra de Vins i Cava de Catalunya a popular event to sample wine and cava from Catalonia.  This year Ramon Roqueta presented the following wines for tasting: Chardonnay, its red and ...
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#RoquetaMaridatgePerfecte with Ramon Roqueta Tempranillo
We propose a #RoquetaMaridatgePerfecte for the Ramon Roqueta Tempranillo. Link to video recipe ...
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Ramon Roqueta Chardonnay and Ramon Roqueta Cabernet Sauvignon, two super wines according to Supervinos 2019
The new "Supervinos" guide (which literally means “super wines”) published its ninth edition which is a more complete and up-to-date version than earlier ones. With the rigor and independence that have always been the guide’s mainstay, the guide ...
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Gold medals for Ramon Roqueta Tempranillo and Ramon Roqueta Cabernet Sauvignon
Ramon Roqueta Tempranillo 2017 and Ramon Roqueta Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 were both awarded a gold medal at the Portugal Wine Trophy 2018. This contest was held for the first time in Portugal in 2014. More than 50 wine experts from Portugal and other ...
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