Alta Alella’s Parvus13-06-2017

I’ve been a fan of what Alta Alella has been doing for some time. In case you don’t believe me, have a look. To a large extent, they’ve been striving a great deal to drive... more>

DO Alella08-08-2016

DO Alella is the smallest of the Catalan DOs, even more so than, DO Pla de Bages with it having just over 300ha of vineyard land. Like other regions in Catalonia, vines have been cultivated... more>

Alta Alella Privat – Laietà 201130-12-2014

Awhile back I had written an article about DO Alella needing a “killer wine” and by that I didn’t mean that they needed to have a mind blowing wine produced from the region but more... more>

10 Sentits is back with Cat Negre 201211-12-2014

In Catalonia there exists a a marauding group of enologs who go anonymously as the “10 sentits” or “10 senses”. I’ve met some who know a member or two, but it seems that no one... more>

Un, dos, Tres Ceps from Roura12-02-2013

This red from Roura, and its white sister made from Xarel·lo were a couple of bottles we picked up at the “Fira de vins de Catalunya” last year. As wines from Alella go, they’re not... more>

DO Alella needs a “killer wine”11-02-2013

By far one of the smallest Denominació d’Origen appellations in Catalonia, DO Alella, with its nine registered cellars often gets overlooked. It’s ironic given its rather close proximity to Barcelona, a mere 25 minutes on... more>