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


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


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 […]