2019 Harvest Diary: A Magnificent Vintage

2019 Harvest Diary: A Magnificent Vintage

2019 Harvest Diary: A Magnificent Vintage 2nd September, 7am: Start of the Macabeu harvest in Parés Baltà. 11th October, 6pm: We celebrate the last day of an exceptional harvest 2019’s harvest was long and intense – as they all are – as well as very exciting. This...
3, 2, 1 Ready for the magic moment!

3, 2, 1 Ready for the magic moment!

The harvest has just started at Parés Baltà; it is a moment of transformation which always brings with it nerves, pressure, early mornings, and late nights. But the harvest also means excitement, hope, and desire to see how the grape – which nature so generously...
How to choose your wine for the Holidays

How to choose your wine for the Holidays

Sometimes pairing food and wine is a big issue. Imagine the situation: it’s Thanksgiving Day and you are cooking the turkey. When it’s ready to come out of the oven you go to your wine bar to select a wine. You want to pair your turkey with the freshness of a Grenache. But your partner says that a Merlot is better for this dish. Suddenly you risk a holiday squabble. Who is right? Which variety of wine is better for the turkey on Thanksgiving Day?

Recovering the Landscape of the Grenache

Recovering the Landscape of the Grenache

The Grenache varietal is part of the history of Parés Baltà, where we have been cultivating this vine for centuries.  We traditionally had a lot of Grenache and Sumoll vineyards in the Penedès, but when the 19th century the plague of Phylloxera struck they were erased...
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