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26 April, 2019

CELLER BATEA, THE MOST AWARD WINERY OF THE WORLD IN THE GRENACHES OF THE WORLD COMPETITION 2019

GRENACHES DU MONDE 2019 CLOSES ITS 7TH EDITION IN ITS NATAL LAND, THE WINE REGION OF ROUSSILLON. The Terra Alta Appellation of origin obtains 18 gold and 12 silver medals. One more year  in Celler Batea we feel, very happy with the result of the contest: Naturalis Mer oak 2018, […]
15 October, 2019

Vinari Bronze Award for Naturalis Mer roure 2018

Last Friday, October 11th, the Auditorium of Vilafranca del Penedés hosted the ceremony of the 7th edition of the Vinari Awards, the best wines of Catalonia. We are very proud to announce that Naturalis Mer Roure 2018 by Celler Batea (DO TERRA ALTA) has been awarded with a Vinari  Bronze Award in the young […]
2 October, 2019

Peñín Guide 2020

The results of the 2020 Peñín Guide were published recently, and our wines got an exceptional score this year, with 12 wines scoring from 85 to 90 points. Specifically, four of these wines got a score of 9o points. VallMajor Blanc: 87 points  ★★★★ Vallmajor Rose  : 86 points ★★★★ Vallmajor red wine: […]
25 June, 2019

Sense negre, wins a Silver Medal in Ecoracimo 2019

We are lucky to be one again awarded in the prestigious International Wine Competition Ecological , ECORACIMO 2019. Our organic and sulphites free wine, Sense has been awarded the silver medal. Ecoracimo is an international competition to highlight the quality and prestige of organic produce, maintain and activate the production of wine […]
24 May, 2019

Judith Folch at Gilbert & Gaillard

Spring 2019 – Gilbert & Gaillard – The French Expert on wine In the Spring Edition, the prestigious magazine Gilbert & Gaillard (The French expert on wine), interviewed our winemaker, Judith Folch.
22 May, 2019

Two silvers medals and a bronze medal for Celler Batea at the Decanter World Wine Awards

Now in its 16th year, the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is 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 rigorous judging process.  This contest, held in London, is based on wine tasting […]
13 May, 2019

Two Silver Medal for Celler Batea in Ecovino 2019

Naturalis Mer oak  and Primicia white wine, had received a Silver medal at Ecovino 2019 awards. This contest held  yearly in La Rioja with the official recognition of the spanish ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The prizes awarded in a blind tasted are: Grand Ecovino Gold award, Ecovino Gold award and […]
21 March, 2019

Terra Alta by Decanter Magazine

With its high vineyards and limestone soils, this large Catalonian DO makes distinctive whites from the Garnatxa Blanca grape.
3 March, 2019

ECOLOGICAL AND SULPHITES FREE, THIS IS “BATEA SENSE”, THE NEW WINE OF CELLER BATEA

Under the growing demand of consumers who are increasingly sensitive to healthy products, Celler Batea present in 2019 its first wines free of added sulfites. A limited edition of two wines: a 100% red grenache  and a 100% white grenache, both made from organic grapes, which respond to the commitment […]
21 February, 2019

Primicia unify the line with a new image

“Primícia”, the first mark was born in our cellar, it reappears with a new format premiering the vintage 2018.With the redesign of its image, made by Xavi Pascual, of Xhaustudio, we want to praise the essence of our wines, giving them the touch of elegance, naturalness and quality they deserve. […]
14 February, 2019

NEW LABEL FOR VALLMAJOR

We released a new renovated, elegant and subtle image for our Vallmajor line. The new label is a tribute to our origins and the land we work on. The valley Vall Major, that appears as the protagonist, is a valley that surrounds Batea and where a large part of the white […]
13 December, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019

The best gift we can receive this Christmas is your comfort in our winery; we hope to have your preference for many more years. Our best Christmas wishes for you and your loved ones. Thank you for choosing us. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019! Celler Batea team
5 November, 2018

Peñín Guide 2019

The results of the 2019 Peñín Guide were published recently, and our wines got an exceptional score this year, with 12 wines scoring from 85 to 90 points. Specifically, four of these wines got a score of 9o points. VallMajor Blanc: 87 points  ★★★★ Vallmajor Rosat  : 85 points ★★★★ Vallmajor Negre: 87 […]
23 May, 2018

2 Gold medals in Ecoracimo awards 2018

We are lucky to be one again awarded in the prestigious International Wine Competition Ecological XIV, ECORACIMO. Our organic wines, NATURALIS MER RED AGING  and NATURALIS MER WHITE 2017, have been awarded the gold medal. Ecoracimo is an international competition to highlight the quality and prestige of organic produce, maintain and activate the production […]
11 May, 2018

Golden medal in Ecovino 2018

We are lucky to be one again awarded in the prestigious International Wine Competition Ecological, ECOVINO 2018. Our organic wine Naturalis Mer withe wine (white grenache 100%)  have been awarded the gold medal. Ecovino is an international competition to highlight the quality and prestige of organic produce, maintain and activate […]
23 April, 2018

On the top of the “Grenaches du monde”

Terra Alta, Designation of Origin, closes the 6th edition of the Grenaches du Monde contest with 14 gold and 30 silver medals. In Celler Batea we feel one more year, very happy with the results of the contest: Naturalis mer organic young red wine takes a gold medal and 3 silvers […]
26 March, 2018

XIII WINE FAIR IN CRETE

On March 24 and 25 was held XIX and XIII Wine Fair Medieval Fair in Crete. On the wines from Celler Batea returned to be recognized once again. This time it was awarded as The Best white wine Fair our Primicia Bota 2017, The Best young rosé wine Fair our Vallmajor 2017 and as 2nd Best aged  red wine Fair our Tipicitat 2014. This […]
13 March, 2018

CELLER BATEA WILL BE EXHIBITING AT ALIMENTARIA 2018

Between 16 and 19 April 2018, Alimentaria will once again become an international business centre for all food, drinks and culinary industry professionals. This is a date with innovation, the latest trends and international expansion no one in the industry will want to miss. Alimentaria 2018will continue to focus on maintaining and strengthening […]
22 February, 2018

Celler Batea in Prowein 2018

This year Celler Batea will be present as an exhibitor at one of the largest wines and spirits fairs not only in Europe but the whole world: “Prowein” This fair takes place every year in the city of Dusseldörf (Germany), from 18th to 20th March and concentrates both exhibitors from all over the world […]
14 December, 2017

Presentation of new Celler Batea wines 2017

Presentation of the new wines of Celler Batea 2017, on Sunday, January 7, at Batea Christmas Fair of the Magi2018.Place: In front of the winery.Food Trucks + live music by “Marta i Gregori”“Enjoy an alternative musical and gastronomic plan.”
23 November, 2017

wine tourism experiences

WINE TOURISM From Celler Batea we offer wine tourism experiences so that you can see first hand the Terra Alta and to taste its wines, especially white grenache in our cellar. Terra Alta is a very special place to do wine tourism. A hidden and isolated land, whose wines have […]
2 October, 2017

DO Terra Alta begins the international Grenaches du Monde competition 2018

Terra Alta will be official seat of the International Grenaches du monde competition 2018. THE COMPETITION A unique event of of international scope, the 6th Grenaches du Monde competition will take place on April 11, 2017 in Gandesa, Spain A WORLDWIDE COMPETITION The competition brings people together and allows ideas […]
2 October, 2017

PEÑÍN GUIDE 2018 RETURNS TO SCORING VERY WELL CELLER BATEA WINES

The results of the 2018 Peñín Guide were published recently, and our wines got an exceptional score this year, with 13 wines scoring from 85 to 91 points. Specifically,  four of these wines got a score of 9o points: Primicia  Red Garnatxa  2014:  85 points and 4 stars Primicia Bota 2015: 89 points […]
30 May, 2017

Ecoracimo Awards 2017

We are lucky to be one again awarded in the prestigious International Wine Competition Ecological XVIII, ECORACIMO. All our organic wines have been awarded the gold medal, NATURALIS MER RED OAK 2016, NATURALIS MER RED AGING 2013 y NATURALIS MER WHITE 2016. Ecoracimo is an international competition to highlight the […]
2 May, 2017

XII Wine Fair in Crete

On April 8 and 9 was held XVIII and XII Wine Fair Medieval Fair in Crete. On the wines from Celler Batea returned to be recognized once again. This time it was awarded as The Best Aged Wine Fair our Vivertell 2013and as 2nd Best Rosé Wine Fair in Vallmajor Rosé 2016. This fact makes us very […]
21 April, 2017

CELLER BATEA WILL BE EXHIBITING AT FENAVIN 2017

“FENAVIN is the Spanish wine industry”s most important global trade fair”. This is how both the EL PAÍS newspaper, in an article in its Business supplement, and ICEX, refer to the National Wine Fair It is an opinion shared by Spanish wineries and cooperatives, which have supported FENAVIN as a […]
4 March, 2017

L’Aube 2010 – Gold in Berliner Wein Trophy 2017

The contest developed in Berlin is the most important celebrated in Germany, and counts with the recognitions and endorsements of the European Union, the International Organization of the Wine and the German Senate. The 22th of February, there have been publicized the prizes of the Berliner Wein Trophy, celebrated on […]
20 February, 2017

Equinox white – Gold Medal in the International Grenaches Coompetition 2017

INTERNATIONAL GRENACHES COMPETITION Open to all types of wine (still, fortified, sparkling, liqueur, dessert wines…), the Grenaches of the World international competition brings together a unique panel of judges, to discover and select the best world’s wines from the Grenache grape variety from around the world. Terra Alta was the […]
10 January, 2017

Vall Major Celler Batea Garnacha Blanca 2015 by James Melendez

Vallmajor Blanc Vall Major is the name of a little vally near the town of Batea.This brand is the entry level and a good introduction to Celler Batea’s philosophy. Garnacha: The Mediterranean Grape Garnacha is coming of age as a varietal wine, ready to take to the world stage with […]
30 December, 2016

Asia gold for Primicia Crianza and Tipicitat

Last october, Celler Batea receive the great news to have won two more awards in its career. Primicia Crianza 2013 and Tipicitat Old Vine Garnacha and Carignena 2012 have received two gold medals at the Asia Wine Trophy 2016. Wine consuption has grown in the last few years, specially in Asian countries. The Asia Wein trophy […]
2 December, 2016

Happy Christmas from Celler Batea Team

The best gift we can receive this Christmas is your comfort in our winery; we hope to have your preference for many more years. * *** ***** Ladies and gentlemen *** our company wishes you ***** a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year ******* ***** ******* ********* * * […]
28 November, 2016

5 of our wines have been scored 90 points in the Peñín Guide 2017

The results of the 2017 Peñín Guide were published recently, and our wines got an exceptional score this year, with 11 wines scoring from 85 to 90 points. Specifically, five of these wines got a score of 9o points: Equinox Batea sweet W – 90 ★ ★ ★ ★ Equinox Batea sweet R – 90 […]
2 November, 2016

THE VINE’S GROWTH CYCLE V – The Harvest

In the vineyard, the antepenultimate event is the harvest in which the grapes are removed from the vine and transported to the winery to begin the wine making process. In Batea this is generally between September and October. The time of harvest depends on a variety of factors-most notably the subjective […]
10 October, 2016

Equinox white wine, Bronze Medal in the Vinari 2016 Awards

Last Friday 7th October was celebrated in the auditorium of Vilafranca del Penedès the present edition of the Vinari Awards 2016 . These prizes were created with the aim to distinguish the best wines of Catalonia. Our Equinox sweet white wine, has won a Bronze Medal in the sweet wine’s category at […]
10 August, 2016

THE VINE’S GROWTH CYCLE IV – VERAISON

During the veraison stage the colors of the grape take form-red/black or yellow/green depending on the grape varieties. This color changing is due to the chlorophyll in the berry skin being replaced by anthocyanins (red wine grapes) and carotenoids (white wine grapes). In a process known as engustment, the berries […]
7 July, 2016

THE VINE’S GROWTH CYCLE III – Flowering and Fruit Set

Flowering Depending on temperatures, 40–80 days after bud break the process of flowering begins with small flower clusters appearing on the tips of the young shoots looking like buttons. Flowering occurs around may when average daily temperatures stay between 15–20 °C (59–68 °F). A few weeks after the initial clusters appear, the flowers […]
7 July, 2016

A Commended award for Vallmajor 2015 at the IWC 2016

Vallmajor 2015 has been awarded a commended adward at the International Wine Challenger – IWC. The most comprehensive and influential blind wine tasting competition in the world, celebrated annually in London. In the same Challenge our wine L’Aube 2010 has been awarded a Bronze medal. We feel really proud abut the importance […]
2 June, 2016

Naturlis Mer to score a hat trick in the Golden Leaf Awards.

We keep harvesting successes New awards (two gold and a bronze) for our organic wines in the Golden Leaf – Awards (Vinum Nature). The best spanish organic wines of higher quality are rewarded in this competition. In this edition 340 wines from 100 wineries with different DO’s were presented. The Golden Leaf […]
30 April, 2016

THE VINE’S GROWTH CYCLE II – BUD BREAK AND FLOWER CLUSTER INITIATION

Bud Break The grape starts its annual growth cycle in the spring with bud break. In the Northern Hemisphere, this stage begins around March while in the Southern Hemisphere it begins around September when daily temperatures begin to surpass 10 °C (50 °F). Flower Cluster Initiation As the vine grows, […]
28 April, 2016

Ecovino Gold award for Naturalis Mer Crianza

A few days ago we reported that Naturalis Mer – Criança (Naturalis Mer – organic oak red wine), the Top of our organic wines, had received a Silver medal at Ecoracimo 2016 awards. Today we can add that Naturalis Mer Criança  has been awarded with a Gold medal at the prestigious International wine Competition Ecovino […]
28 April, 2016

Great success of Naturalis Mer in EcoRacimo Awards

Whereas the encouragement of the quality of organic wines is important and that is of great interest to reward them in order to promote its image and contribute to a successful marketing thereof, the Delegation of Cordova, the City of Montilla and Ecovalia, organized XVII International Organic Wine Competition; EcoRacimo 2016, […]
8 April, 2016

Primicia Barrel fermented renews its image

Primicia white Grenache barrel fermented from Celler Batea has undertaken an image change. The bottle now becomes Burgundy, transmitting the elegance of the White Grenache that contains inside, which has been carefully fermented in barrels of 500 liters of acacia wood. The label also takes a a great role, because the release date […]
24 March, 2016

THE VINE’S GROWTH CYCLE I – WINTER PRUNING AND GRAPEVINE BLEEDING

From about February, vines are again in sap, the vine draws water with enormous force from as far as 30m below. This water presses against the freshly cut surfaces which haven’t callused yet, and oozes from there. This “bleeding” may last up to 2 weeks, and occasionally it develops into […]
21 March, 2016

Celler Batea will be exhibiting at Alimentaria 2016

Between 25 and 28 April 2016, Alimentaria will once again become an international business centre for all food, drinks and culinary industry professionals. This is a date with innovation, the latest trends and international expansion no one in the industry will want to miss. Alimentaria 2016 will continue to focus […]
26 February, 2016

BERLINER WEIN TROPHY 2016

The contest developed in Berlin is the most important celebrated in Germany, and counts with the recognitions and endorsements of the European Union, the International Organization of the Wine and the German Senate. The 22th of February, there have been publicized the prizes of the Berliner Wein Trophy, celebrated from […]
10 February, 2016

CELLAR BATEA WILL BE EXHIBITING AT PROWEIN 2016

This year Celler Batea will be present as an exhibitor at one of the largest wines and spirits fairs not only in Europe but the whole world. This fair takes place every year in the city of Dusseldörf (Germany), from 13th to 15th March and concentrates both exhibitors from all over […]
7 February, 2016

Vallmajor, Silver Medal at the Grenaches du monde competition

Vallmajor white grenache 2015 has been awarded with a silver medal at the Grenaches du monde international wine competition held last 5th february in Zaragoza. Open to all types of wine (still, fortified, sparkling, liqueur, dessert wines…), the Grenaches of the Worldinternational competition brings together a unique panel of judges, to […]
3 February, 2016

Vallmajor, one of the Twenty Best White Wines Under $20

Vallmajor 2014 has been chosen as one of the best white wines under $ 20 by Nick Passmore in the Food & Drink section of the prestigious magazine Forbes. Garnacha – the original, Spanish, name for the grape that’s more widely known by its French nom du vin, Grenache. Lean and […]
11 December, 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

From Celler Batea , we wish you  a year full of happiness, health and success. ***************************** * *** ***** *** ***** ******* MERRY CHRISTMAS!! ***** ******* ********* * * * *****
16 November, 2015

INDIAN SUMMER FOR L’AUBE

These days we are enjoying sunnier weather than is usual for this time of year, but this Fall/Autumn is even more pleasant for our high-end wine L´Aube 2010, bringing good news to us. At the end of September we knew that L´Aube had been awarded the Silver Medal in the […]
12 November, 2015

3 of our wines have been scored over 90 points in the Peñín Guide 2016

Equinox Batea White, Equinox Batea Red and L’Aube 2010 have been scored over 90 points (very good wines) in the Peñín Guide 2016. Also 3 of our products have obtained five stars on the evaluation of its quality/price relationship. Vallmajor White 2014 (86 points) Vallmajor Rosé 2014 (85 points) Primícia Chardonnay […]
1 November, 2015

COUPAGES

Coupage: derives from the French word “couper,” meaning “to cut.” In the world of wine, the coupage is the process where different wines are blended together to improve or complement their properties. This week in Celler Batea, our winemakers are tasting all the oak barrels where our best garnachas and […]