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 […]
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


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 […]