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LaFou wines are presented to professionals from the Costa Daurada and Barcelona
03 ABR 2019
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
25 MAR 2019
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
12 MAR 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
22 FEB 2019
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
22 FEB 2019
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
18 FEB 2019
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
14 FEB 2019
"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
14 FEB 2019
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
12 FEB 2019
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
31 ENE 2019
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
09 ENE 2019
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”
07 ENE 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
04 ENE 2019
“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)
03 ENE 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
02 ENE 2019
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
10 DIC 2018
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
03 DIC 2018
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”
26 NOV 2018
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
23 NOV 2018
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
06 NOV 2018
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
05 NOV 2018
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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LaFou wines receive over 91 points in the wine guide- Guía Peñín 2019 - and attend a fair to showcase Spain’s top wines - “XIX Salón de los Mejores Vinos“
29 OCT 2018
On October 29th and 30th, Spain’s best wines were showcased at the IFEMA pavilion 14 in Madrid; 322 wineries and almost 1,500 wines from 67 wine-producing regions were presented. LaFou presented three of its wines which received the following ...
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LaFou Els Amelers was selected by the sommelier Ferran Centelles for a tasting session called "Un passeig per la Catalunya vinícola" - a tour of Catalan wine
22 OCT 2018
"Un passeig per la Catalunya vinícola" –a tour of Catalan wine- inspired the tasting session led by sommelier Ferran Centelles on October 19th  in a room at  "Mercat de Mercats 2018" in  Barcelona, on Avenida de la Catedral from October 19th ...
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Philosophy or Oenology? My first post
17 OCT 2018
I'm launching a blog and I'd like to start by talking about why the philosophy that lies behind a project such as a winery is so important. However, when discussing wine, shouldn’t we talk about oenology rather than philosophy? Oenology provides ...
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Harvest at the LaFou winery
28 SEPT 2018
During the month of September, when autumn weather was already upon us, harvesting began at the LaFou Winery, starting with the White Grenache’s freshest, most acidic and cheekiest variety which it uses to make its wine LaFou Els Amelers. It was ...
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LaFou wines return to Barcelona for "Hotels with D.O."
27 SEPT 2018
From the 17th to the 23rd of September, a new edition of “Hotels with D.O.” was held in Barcelona. This week-long event is organised by INCAVI (Catalan Wine and Winegrowers Institute) and the guild of hotels in Barcelona (Gremi d'Hotels de Barcelona).  ...
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Festa del Vi de Batea: LaFou takes part at the 7th edition of the Festival to celebrate wine in the town of Batea
07 AGO 2018
For the seventh year running, the town of Batea included a wine fair to celebrate the town’s annual festival which was held this year from 3 - 5 August. For three days, music and wine came together and created an optimal pairing. On the Saturday ...
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LaFou Els Amelers shines at a wine event that celebrates White Grenache, the “V Eclipsi de la Garnatxa Blanca”
03 JUL 2018
On June 30, the 2018 edition of the “Eclipsi de la Garnatxa Blanca” took place. This event is a prelude to the Gandesa Wine Festival and in keeping with tradition, it presents the programme and poster to promote this upcoming wine festival which ...
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The Gilbert & Gaillard International Contest 2018 awards gold medals to LaFou wines
28 JUN 2018
The LaFou Celler won two gold medals for two of its wines at the Gilbert & Gaillard International Wine Competition 2018: Gold Medal for LaFou de Batea 2015 and LaFou El Sender 2016. Gilbert & Gaillard is a French magazine that has over 25 years ...
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Winds of change blow in the Terra Alta region
22 MAY 2018
The online wine magazine Cupatges.cat published an article by Ramon Francàs in which he analysed the current situation of winemaking in DO Terra Alta. In the article, Ramon Roqueta, (oenologist and owner of LaFou Winery) states that he sees the DO Terra ...
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LaFou winery launches a season of food and wine pairing events
21 MAY 2018
On May 12, the LaFou Winery held a food and wine pairing event to celebrate the season of spring. This event was led by Ramon Roqueta who is an oenologist and the winery’s owner. This gastronomic experience hopes to be the first in a cycle of seasonal ...
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LaFou takes part in two of the most influential international fairs in the sector
23 ABR 2018
From 18th to 20th March, LaFou participated in the Prowein fair in Düsseldorf (Germany), the world's largest International Wine and Spirits Fair, which hosts over 6,600 exhibitors, representing 295 wine-growing regions and 60 countries.  One month ...
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LaFou celebrates the competition Grenaches du Monde 2018 in the Terra Alta region
20 ABR 2018
The international competition Grenaches du Monde chose the Terra Alta region, and by extension Catalan Grenache, as the venue for its 2018 edition. LaFou Els Amelers 2016 was awarded a Silver Medal at this event. Over 250 first-class guests could taste ...
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LaFou Els Amelers selected by Fernando Mora MW for his masterclass on "Mediterranean Jewels"
14 MAR 2018
Last March, the recent Master of Wine from Aragon, Mr. Fernando Mora, was given the honour of closing the wine event Bacchus 2018. He presented a Masterclass on "Mediterranean Jewels". His presentation took guests on a tour of wine-making latitudes ...
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Decanter awards 91 points to LaFou El Sender
16 FEB 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 ...
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LaFou Els Amelers is awarded 95 points by the wine guide; "Vivir El Vino 2018"
31 ENE 2018
"Vivir El Vino 2018" is a wine guide which provides information for consumers to guide them when shopping for wine. In its most recent edition, this wine guide awarded 95 points to LaFou Els Amelers 2016, a rating that was one of the highest for wines ...
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Great ratings for LaFou Els Amelers and LaFou de Batea in "El Anuario de Vinos El País 2018"
09 ENE 2018
The annual publication  “El Anuario de Vinos El País 2018” awarded 90 and 92 points to LaFou Els Amelers 2016 and LaFou de Batea 2014 respectively. For the past 27 years, this annual wine guide has established itself as a solid reference for information ...
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LaFou El Sender and LaFou Els Amelers feature in the 2018 wine guide by Conde Nast Traveler
27 DIC 2017
LaFou El Sender and LaFou Els Amelers have been included in the fourth edition of this well-known wine guide produced by Condé Nast Traveller. The guide includes an exclusive selection of wineries, wines, gastronomy and tourism. It takes its readers ...
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A white wine that captivates: LaFou Els Amelers
22 DIC 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 ...
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Excellent rating for LaFou de Batea in the guide: Proensa 2018
14 DIC 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 ...
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Second video to promote Grenaches du Monde in Terra Alta
12 DIC 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 ...
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Excellent ratings for wines from the LaFou Celler
29 NOV 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 ...
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LaFou at "Experiencia Verema" in Barcelona
28 NOV 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, ...
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Master tasting session of grenache wines with LaFou Els Amelers
27 NOV 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 ...
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Grenaches du Monde launches a website and video to celebrate this exciting event to be held in Terra Alta
21 NOV 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 its 2018 edition. The event will reach its climax between ...
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Wines from the DO Terra Alta region are a huge success at the 30th Wine Festival in Gandesa
06 NOV 2017
The 30th edition of the Gandesa Wine Festival was held on 3, 4 and 5 November; it attracted a large number of visitors and participating wineries. The festival closed its doors after a busy weekend which drew large crowds of visitors. The wine-tasting ...
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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 OCT 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 ...
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LaFou Els Amelers, one of Catalonia's Best Wines
20 OCT 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 ...
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DO Terra Alta launches a campaign to promote Grenaches du Monde with the help of 200 professionals from the sector
17 OCT 2017
The city of Reus has been chosen by the Denomination of Origin Terra Alta to launch a campaign to promote Grenaches du Monde, an international competition that honours Grenache wines from around the world.  Reus will officially host this competition ...
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End of the harvest at LaFou
29 SEPT 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 ...
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LaFou de Batea is classified as a "unique wine" and is awarded 94 points in the Peñín Guide 2018
25 SEPT 2017
The winery’s emblematic LaFou de Batea 2014 wine was awarded 94 points in the Spanish wine guide- Guía Peñín 2018- and classified it in the category of “Unique Wines”. The guide highlights its bright cherry colour, aromas of red berries, flowers, ...
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