Parés Baltà Blog
News and daily inner working of a family winery in Penedès wine region.
In a winery where biodynamic farming is the flagship, time and the rhythm of nature have an extraordinary importance.
Here we will explain how our wines are made with the maximum attention to their sense of place and vintage and the utmost care of our winemakers.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we want to share the stories of the inspiring women in our family; 4 generations of strong women.
The best gift for Valentine’s Day, and probably always, is to give moments.
Moments together that, over time, become a couple’s best memories. Spending time with our dear ones is perhaps the best way to show our love and affection, as well as our commitment.
Pruning is what determines the quantity of grapes that the vine will produce – we only leave the branches and shoots that are necessary to produce a balanced yield. Pruning also allows us to determine the lifespan of the vine.
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...
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 gives...
At home we are very happy to tell you the viticulture work we have been doing during the last months, just now that we are almost ready to start the harvest, and in the middle of the ripening controls; controls that will allow us to obtain…..
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?
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...
We have already started to harvest what it will be the next vintages of Parés Baltà wines. Marta Casas and Maria Elena, our winemakers, have fired the starting shot for the Parés Baltà harvest 2018. It is a crazy time. They have to be aware of all that is happening in...
The perfect guest for summer events. A taste of Spring of Parés Baltà biodynamic vineyards. One of our 100% Grenache Wine Collection.