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.

How to open an old bottle of wine

How to open an old bottle of wine

No doubt it has happened to most of us that you have been saving that one bottle of wine for the perfect occasion, and when the time comes, you try to open it and the cork disintegrates. A real and common problem with old bottles of wine is a crumbling cork....

Biodynamic harvest started at Parés Baltà Winery.

Biodynamic harvest started at Parés Baltà Winery.

Harvest is a magical moment as much as stressful and challenging for the winemakers of the Winery, Maria Elena and Marta. It requires great patience, resistance, and concentration on the part of everyone involved such as who works in the vineyard and the winemakers...

Observe, think, feel and act

Observe, think, feel and act

Rudolf Steiner’s biodynamic agriculture. Rudolf Steiner, Austrian polymath and the father of biodynamics, said that eating clean foods (those that are free from pesticides and herbicides) helps you to think more clearly, without tension, as well as providing you with...

Time for Love at Parés Baltà

Time for Love at Parés Baltà

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. 

Winter Vineyard Task: Pruning

Winter Vineyard Task: Pruning

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

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 gives...

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