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Harvest notes 2020 by Pere Guilera

It has been an extremely difficult year, also in the vineyard, which has suffered a virulent mildew attack. With the years I have [[[ 71 ]]] I have probably seen two or three years like this. Organic winemakers such us have suffered a lot because the losses have been very high: In the region of […]

Flying poetry: if we were a cava… [1/2]

XAREL·LO Pere Guilera is the vine man and the musivari harmony. But what about the wonder trio? If we were a cava, Jordi would be the xarel·lo grape, Miguel the yeasts and I would be the sugar. Xarel·lo is resistant, acid and sublime: When everything in the vineyard is twisted, it survives. In the cellar […]

New cava trilogy: Guilera Reserva!

New Cava Trilogy Guilera Reserva and flying poetry with Marta Guilera. We have created a new line of cavas reserva. They are more refreshing and adapted to the new times. If you feel curious, you can get them in our ecommerce, winery shop and wine shops. Enjoy the summer and many thanks!   CAVA TRILOGY […]

Cava Festival: Saint John and Santa Joan

Cava Guilera in the fridge and flying poetry with Marta Guilera. At Cava Guilera we always say that we want to take cava off its pedestal and socialize with it. Because we think that good things should be close to people and because we like celebrating the little moments of everyday life! Of course, without […]

The spring of cava 2020: flowering & mildew

Vineyard notes by Pere Guilera and flying poetry by Marta Guilera. The translation is not ready yet. Coming soon, promised!   VINEYARD NOTES Vinyes amb un gran creixement, paisatge verd, vegetació ufanosa i primavera excel·lent. Estem en període de floració i necessitem dies assolellats i ventilats perquè el quallat del raïm sigui bo, especialment el […]

Vinari Awards 2019: Green Xarel·la is Gold!

/// Awards /// Gold and silver medal for our Guilera [green] Xarel·la 2012 and another bronze for our Guilera Agosarat 2006 _._ We are absolutely delighted. We have crowned the category that rewards the long aging sparkling [minimum 50 months aging on the lees] for the second consecutive year! We are very impressed… Last year […]

Vintage notes 2019 at Cava Guilera

/// Guilera 1927 /// Healthy, balanced and high quality crop _._ This year we have recovered a certain normality here in Penedès. The harvest has returned to September and the grapes have matured really well: Healthy crop, very nice acidity and an appropriate graduation. Regarding the volume, we have obtained about 10,000 kg per hectare. […]

Decanter World Wine Awards 2019

/// Awards /// Decanter Silver Medal for our Guilera Agosarat 2006 and Guilera Red Xarel·la 2014 _._ Now in their 16th year, the Decanter World Wine Awards is one of the world’s largest and most influential wine competition. Judged by the top wine experts from around the globe, the DWWA is trusted internationally for its […]

International Wine Challenge 2019

/// Awards /// Gold for Guilera Agosarat 2006 & Bronze for Guilera Red Xarel·la 2014 _._ Last May 2019 the 36th edition of the International Wine Challenge was held in London. This event is one of the most prestigious and rigorous and rewards the best wines and sparkling of the current scence. All tastings are […]

My top 10: Pedro Ballesteros & Decanter

/// Recognition /// Cava: My top 10 at Decanter Magazine December 2018 _._ Decanter, the most important wine magazine in Europe, positions Cava Guilera as one of the 10 top cavas. It is such a big and impressive honour that we will start expressing our gratitude: Thanks to Decanter for trusting in high quality cava, […]