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Interpreting Wine Podcast

Oct 22, 2017

Show notes: (00:27) Overview: Cava. More than a sparkling beverage and how a small bodega is adapting to change. (01:00) The region: Why (most) white grapes love the region (02:00) The bodega: How Pere’s grandmother changed the family’s story and the bodega’s USP (04:20) What’s happening in the market: Who drinks their cava overseas (04:50) Marketing: Making Penedes a household name (06:10) Enotourism: Slow cava, slow visits (chill out between the vines) (07:43) Tasting notes: Guilera Agosarat Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2005 and Guilera Musivari Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2007 (10:35) How the grapes are grown: An early hand harvest 30s from the bodega (11:10) Processing: Cava. A local success story (11:35) Ageing: Pre-financial crisis cava! (12:40) Question of the day: What’s your favourite cava food pairing? Place (and other) names: Bodega location: Lavern Subirats Grape names: Xarel.lo, Macabeo, Parellada For more, visit: TRIPADVISOR: Cava Guilera YOUTUBE: Canal Cava Guilera​ To buy the wine: Contact: Bodega: Cava Guilera Location: Lavern Subirats Hosts: Pere and Marta Guilera Date visited: 13 September 2017