The Costa Brava has been selected one of the worldwide best destinations for 2012. Come and visit La Vinyeta and discover the roots of this ancient place. Start the day surrounded with vinyeards stroked by the Tramontana wind, end it with a glass of wine or spend the all day with us.
Once again, La Vinyeta and the designer Lluís Serra are represented in the prestigious Laus awards of graphic design. The wine Llavors won a Gold Laus Award two years ago in the category of packaging, and this year La Vinyeta’s eggs —called Outòcton— has been selected in two categories, logo and naming. The jury’s final verdict will be announced in June during the awards ceremony, Night Laus.
Otherwise, Outòcton also had their representation in Innofòrum Awards, where it was exhibited in the showcases during this Fòrum Gastronòmic de Girona
The wine Punt i apart 09 has been presented in the Forum Gastronòmic after a deserved rest in the barrels of the winery. It has been thirteen months of peace in the privacy of La Vinyeta. The wine Punt i apart 09 points higher. It is the result of a long journey. This wine is deep, penetrating minerality that gives tablespoons are the contribution of old vines. Elegant at nose, warm and balmy shown above the aromas of ripe fruit. Powerful input at rest transmit peace and serenity. Weight in the mouth is central, with melted tannins thanks to the successful integration of the wood.
85% Cabernet Sauvignon
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Useful tools such as Google Maps or Google Street are now complemented with Google Earth. This software, similar to a geographical informative system that allows you to visualize images in 3D from any spot of the planet. It combines satellite images, maps, as though Google technology. It is another tool that can be useful anytime you would like to arrange a visit to the winery.
As any other tale, Heus is the beginning; it is the starting point where great number of stories comes up. From the illustrator’s hand Marta Altés, this serial of three stories bring into life the youngest wines of La Vinyeta, the Heus, with a fresh and easy going language. You can see the full short story of ‘The desperate princess’, ‘The enchanted prince’ and “The lawless dragon” click here. Moreover, she also creates the illustrations for the Punt i apart wine labelling.
Marta Altés studied at Eina School of Art & Design where, once she was graduated in Graphic Design; se specialized herself doing a MA of Creative Illustration. She worked for Cha Chá and other advertising agencies. She currently is doing a MA Illustration in Cambridge. For more information please click here.
On the past edition of the Laus 09 award Lluís Serra Pla and La Vinyeta got the prestigious award Golden Laus for the labelling of the Llavors wine, on the category of ‘Packaging and Labelling Design’. This award boosts the image of the winery. Since then, we can find many different articles that refers to our wines in some magazines and graphic design books as the French publication Étapes, magazines as On Diseño and Chois Gallery, books as Wine plus and Pack pack or The die line website.
Shortly, it will be launch the new harvest of the sweet wine Sols. This new Grenache is a limited edition, due to that it is made from the oldest vineyards of La Vinyeta, more than 80 years old. ¿Do you remember those tickets that we used to buy on the village to get some drinks when we were young? On Friday were turquoise green, on Saturday yellow straw, on Sunday red… So, like those tickets, Sols labelling changes every year to a new colour. The next harvest, it will be a pale red and no more than a thousand bottles manually enumerated.
Under the concept of ‘bad date, good harvest’ Llavors wine new harvest is launch, corresponding to the 2009 year. A page from the local newspaper El Punt of Tuesday October 13th –just when the Merlot variety was run off and pressed is used for the bottle labelling of the new wine, that keep on track for the designer Lluís Serra using fragments of newspaper with real articles that have happened –during the wine making process–. On 2008 harvest – Costa Brava’s Century– it was used and article with the ‘El rincón de Portbou’ title where and authentic and wild Costa Brava was vindicate; and the 2007 harvest –that was emphasize for been an extremely hot summer– was a piece of the forecast where was sunny all over the Empordà region.
La Vinyeta has been selected as a protagonist of the last Wines from Spain article. WFS is the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade, ICEX’s branding for a wide range of promotional activities about Spanish wines abroad. WFS selects wineries every month that are distinguished by their experience in marketing and export areas. La Vinyeta, although its small dimension, works with accurate dedication in order to to convey the essence of this spot in l’Empordà to the rest of the world. Other prestigious and well-known Catalan wineries like Torres, Juvé i Camps o Castell de Peralada, have been object of this publication. Click here to see the article