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21 August, 2019

The Green way of Terra Alta

The old railway of Vall de Zafán has became into one of the most amazing greenways in Spain. It counts with several tunnels, viaducts, abrupt landscape […]
21 May, 2019

2018: Terra Alta, Grenache world epicenter

2018 will be a historic year for Terra Alta wine region, because it will host the international competition “Grenaches du Monde”. This competition was born in […]
21 May, 2019

The varieties from Terra Alta (IV): The Red Grenache

The Red Grenache is the most important Mediterranean variety around the world and used in almost all wine regions of Catalonia. Actually, the Red Grenache occupies […]
21 May, 2019

Grenaches du Monde 2019

The 7th edition of the international contest “Grenaches du Monde” has been hold in Perpignan, France and Terra Alta wines get several gold and silver medals. […]
21 May, 2019

A centennial history

The winery Celler Cooperatiu Gandesa is ready to celebrate its own centenary, a history of wines and collective effort surviving to crisis as raw as the Ebro’s Battle […]
21 May, 2019

The Catalan Wines Guide set two wines from Terra Alta among the best of Catalonia

Last 5th of November 2018 the Catalan Wines Guide delivered the prizes and published the scores of the eleventh guide edition in Maritime Museum in Barcelona. […]
21 May, 2019

The Master of Wine Sarah Jane Evans visited Terra Alta to make an speech about wine tourism

Last 2nd of November the Wine Festival of Gandesa began in a technical conference with the British Sarah Jane Evans who is an award-winning wine writer […]
21 May, 2019

The varieties from Terra Alta (V): Macabeo

Macabeo is a variety of which its geographic origin is located between Catalonia and Aragon, and from this area spread throughout the Iberian peninsula and southern […]
21 May, 2019

The varieties from Terra Alta (III): Carignan

Peter the Ceremonious in his chronicle was already recording this variety at the end of the 14th century in old Catalan language with the name of “caranyena”. The […]
21 May, 2019

The varieties from Terra Alta (II): The Morenillo

In the work of Diccionari dels Noms dels Ceps i Raïms from Xavier Favà and published by the Institute of Catalan Studies in the year 2001 the entry […]
21 May, 2019

The varieties from Terra Alta (I): The White Grenache

We look back to the year 1647 to find the first written document about the White Grenache from the Father Onofre Català; and it was collected […]
21 May, 2019

Grenaches du Monde 2017

Terra Alta won seventeen medals, 11 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 3 bronze medals. The awarded wines from Terra Alta in the 5th edition of […]
21 May, 2019

Ratings by Robert Parker: The wines of Terra Alta scores more than 90 points

Robert Parker is considered one of the most influencer wine critics around the world with his own bimensual publication called “The Wine Advocate”. He and his […]
21 May, 2019

29th Terra Alta Wine Fair in Gandesa

The 29th edition of this fair is ready to start next Friday 28th until Sunday 30th. The most important activities of this edition are the Night of White […]
21 May, 2019

ViOrigen awarded in the 2nd Wine tourism Night of Catalonia

Last Tuesday 26th of July took place the 2nd Wine tourism Night of Catalonia in the Wine Cathedral in El Pinell de Brai close to Gandesa […]
21 May, 2019

2nd Wine Tourism Night of Catalonia

Tuesday, the 26th of July comes the 2nd Wine Tourism Night of Catalonia in the Wine Cathedral in Pinell de Brai in Terra Alta. In this […]
21 May, 2019

The wine tourism in Terra Alta during Easter

Easter has past. In recent years, these holidays have become in days of high influx of visitors in Terra Alta. The rains before Easter have caused […]
21 May, 2019

ViOrigen visits Chile

Last November Josep Vicens (Celler Josep Vicens) and Jordi Navarro (ViOrigen) made a trip along several wine regions in Chile. We visited various wineries fromV Región […]
21 May, 2019

ViOrigen enrolls to “Catalonia 2016 European Region of Gastronomy and Wine Tourism”

The project European Region of Gastronomy is promoted by Platform of European regions an is managed byInternational Institue of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism, it was […]
21 May, 2019

The 28th Wine Fair of Gandesa, awards, new realeases an activities

The 28th Wine Fair of Gandesa has allowed us to enjoy a new edition of “White Grenaches Night” in “Celler Cooperatiu Gandesa” winery, a typical farmer food like […]
21 May, 2019

Theatrical route: “The Farce of Gandesa”

On Saturday August 29th ViOrigen with the cooperation and participation of the theater group “La Farsa” organize a theatrical route to discover in an original way the important […]
21 May, 2019

1st Photowalk – ViOrigen: Photo & Terra Alta Wine

On Saturday May 30th ViOrigen organize the first meeting for photo and wine lovers: 1st Photowalk #ViOrigen. It is an activity designed to enjoy the lush spring landscape in […]
21 May, 2019

Wine’s day in Elàstica Dance Club

Disco Elastica and ViOrigen organize for Saturday 7th of March a wine’s day that will mean the opening of the new season of 2015. Since 2013 […]
21 May, 2019

Winter pruning workshop and calçotada

Next Saturday 28th of February, during the winter pruning time in Terra Alta, ViOrigen organizes a pruning workshop and a typical rural lunch   “Calçotada” in Mas Teresa farmhouse. […]
21 May, 2019

The Cooperative of Gandesa during the Battle of Ebro

On Saturday 24th January, ViOrigen in collaboration with the winery Celler Cooperatiu of Gandesa and the Center for the Study of the Battle of the Ebro organizes […]
21 May, 2019

Terra Alta presents candidacy to celebrate the International Competition Grenaches du Monde

On 3th December, at the headquarters of the Consell Regulador DO Terra Alta, the people responsible for the International Competition Grenaches du Monde met with representatives of the Consell Regulador […]
21 May, 2019

WINE TOURISM IN HARVEST TIME IN TERRA ALTA BY VIORIGEN

VINTAGE & BIKE On Saturday 20 September, just at the time of harvest in Terra Alta, ViOrigen offers an activity to enjoy the harvest time in […]
21 May, 2019

August’s viticulture in Terra Alta

Having reached the month of August and already having begun the grape harvest vintage in Catalonia (in the vineyards of Raimat from Codorniu the harvest of […]
21 May, 2019

Taste of vintage

On Saturday 25th October, as the prologue of the 27thWine Festival of Gandesa held on 1st and 2nd November, the winery Celler Coma Bonetand ViOrigenorganize an activity called […]
21 May, 2019

ViOrigen travels to California

On 5th November, a few days after the 27th Wine Festival of Gandesa, three of us, Jaume Martí of Agricola Sant Josepfrom Bot, Josep Vicens of Celler Josep Vicens and […]
21 May, 2019

The schedule for August: Wine Sightseeing Activities by ViOrigen

To finish off the wine year 2013-2014 ViOrigen proposes two special activities to enjoy what we have nearby. On Saturday August 23, ViOrigen present Wine & […]
21 May, 2019

Green pruning in Terra Alta

In May is the moment to begin the green pruning in the vineyards of the Terra Alta. It requires a lot of manpower and it is […]
21 May, 2019

ViOrigen first activity: Wine tasting Frisach wines at “Cota 402”

This Sunday April 6th was a very special day for ViOrigen. After the opening of our website on Wednesday April 2th, we made the first wine […]
21 May, 2019

ViOrigen with friends of Terra Alta wine in Batea

Next Friday April 4, Collective of Friends of Terra Alta Wine organizes a visit to the winery Celler Piñol from Batea and a dinner paired with wines from […]
21 May, 2019

ViOrigen Sprout

After the winter dormancy, the vines cry and start to move, vines sprout. Similarly, after months of intense work, ViOrigen sprouts with good spring weather to […]