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Top 50 most admired wine brands


Gramona was placed 26th in Drinks International magazine’s “Top 50 Most Admired Wine Brands 2016” ranking. It is the first time a traditional method sparkling wine has been included in this list. It is also a first for a cava.

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The world of Fine Wine


Gramona best cava, following a tasting of the top Spanish sparkling wines.
This publication is targeted at an international audience of demanding wine lovers. The evaluation of the wines tasted is not influenced by fashion or by the palate of a single individual. The editorial team is made up of a broad group of some of the most respected wine writers in the world.

Catalan nobility article.  (…) “This article is for lovers and regular drinkers of Champagne, to tear off their blinkers and and discover what they have been missing: a Mediterranean sparkling – wine of equivalent nobility”

“(…) Gramona, the most successful winery in our tasting

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World Encyclopedia of Sparkling Wine


2013 The only international reference guide which compares champagnes and sparkling wines side by side, equals or improves the scores of our cavas to some of the most prestigious champagnes.

‘Celler Batlle is by far the finest cava around,and belongs among the greatest sparkling wines of the world’

Essi Avellan MW
Fine Champagne editor

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The Wall Street Journal


2011 The Wall Street Journal placed  Gramona III Lustros  among the world’s best sparkling wines, declaring a paradigm shift for the world of cava.

‘It might have taken 130 years, but on this evidence the tasting of Gramona III Lustros- , it seems that some cava producers have finally earned a place on the top table of Sparkling wine.’

Will Lyons, wine critic

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Jancis Robinson


2015 In her last analysis of the sector situates, after the blind tasting, Gramona III Lustros the cava with the best punctuation

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Wine Advocate


2012 Let us consider what is unquestionably the most impressive portfolio of cavas that money can buy’.

Neal Martin

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Guía Peñín


Enoteca Gramona reaffirms once again the positioning of the top cavas reaching the ‘Olympus of the Peñín Guide’. In its latest edition, that of 2018, two of its vintages, 1997 and 2002, chosen as Best Cava with 98 points, being the highest punctuation given in this edition. Bothe vintages are described by the guide as cavas ‘blessed by a wide range of registers […], all surrounded by a very long and fine bubble and with a structured finish’.
In the last edition, Enoteca 2001 was awarded as the Best Cava and Best Wine in Spain, which was considered by the guide itself as ‘[…] a historic event of great significance, for opening a new path in the development of the appellation that supports the most sophisticated elaborations […]’, since for the first time in the history of Spanish wine, a sparkling wine is chosen as the best Guide of wines. Enoteca Gramona gets 99 points, only granted five times in the 27 years of history of the most widespread and translated Guide of wines of Spain.

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The New York Times


2010 Gramona, the before and after of cava.

‘Reminds me of the old Champagnes’

Eric Asimov, chief wine writer.

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Decanter


Main Anglo-Saxon wine magazine in Europe

2010 ‘Gramona is more sumptuous and refined that I ever dreamed a cava could be…’

Andrew Jefford

Decanter Awards

Imperial Regional trophy winner
Enoteca Brut Nature Gold Medal

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The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships


2013 The competition, leaded by the most internationally renowned sparkling wine experts, Tom Stevenson and Essi Avellan , has named Enoteca Gramona Brut Nature 2000 World Champion Cava.

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Revista Wine & Spirits


2009 Top 100 Wineries of the Year.

For the third year Gramona has been invited to this festival of the world’s 100 best wineries.

Amongst the other sparkling wine producers involved are: Krug, Louis Roederer and Bollinger.

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Wine Enthusiast


2010 The American publication considered Gramona on the top ten Spanish wines.

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Bettane & Desseauve


2006 ‘Gramona, one of the 365 greatest wines in the world.’

Michel Bettane,
leading French wine critic.

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Wine Life


Gramona Imperial has proven its exceptional value for money yet again after being named the Best Sparkling Wine available in Holland.

The group of experts from Wine Life Magazine, one of the most influential in the country’s wine sector and headed up by Niek Beut, the Ambassador of Champagne in the Netherlands, named Imperial the best wine in a blind tasting of 200 different sparkling wines from around the world, rating it higher than some renowned champagnes.

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Euposia


The journal of Italian wine

2017  “Celler Batlle obtains the Best Sparkling Award from a Certified Organic and Biodynamic Winery”

2014 ‘This icon of Spanish winemaking (…), paved the way, later followed by many other occupants of Penedés (…).  With its elegance and character it can compete with the best champagne’.  Gramona III Lustros named as the best sparkling wine made from a native grape variety.

Beppe Giuliano, journalist and owner of the magazine.

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Nariz de Oro Española


The Spanish national sommelier competition, a blind tasting with more than 200 participants, has recognised the quality of Gramona wines.

Considered best sparkling wine for 4 years.

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Gourmets wine guide


In rigorous blind tasting, this heterogeneous group of experts consider Gramona, for 17 years, the Best Cava. In its latest edition in 2018, Enoteca 2001 enters in the club of +99 as the Best Sparkling Wine and is ranked among the best rated wines of the guide in its history. In this same edition, the 2002 vintage also obtains 98 points.

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VINO Guía ABC


Since 2008 Gramona leads on the top of the cavas selection with Gramona III Lustros.

‘Pleasant nose. Total integration… Different from almost everything else. A splendid cava…’

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Anuario de vinos El País


Celler Batlle 2002 and III Lustros 2006, Enoteca Gramona 2000 Brut and Brut Nature were all on the honour roll.

‘These cavas have all a very pronounced personality, a level where there is not much competence.’

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Expansión – Fuera de serie


2013 ‘Cava in the Olympus. Gramona caused a sensation when tasted alongside the most prestigious Champagnes.’

Federico Oldenburg, Spainsh renowned wine expert journalist.

The 25 Spanish wines to try before you die.’

Juan Manuel Bellver

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El mundo


‘Cava in the Olympus -the greatest of cavas – Gramona caused a sensation when tasted alongside the most prestigious Champagnes.’

Federico Oldenburg,
Spainsh renowned wine expert journalist of El Mundo.

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El mundo vino


This prestigious tasting group considers Enoteca Gramona 2002 as the best cava. It was the first time this vintage had been tasted by a committee. The results confirm the continuity in the quality of Enoteca’s vintages
The group describes Gramona III Lustros 2007: ‘exceptional value for money’. (…) Enoteca Gramona stands out– with a 1997 disgorged three months ago, impressive freshness and fineness.’
Enoteca Brut Nature among the best 3 wines in Spain. These awards recognize the finest and most outstanding wines. Its prestigious tasting group stated: ‘The Gramona family has built up years of research and development in the field of long-aged cavas. (….) a cava that clearly and definitively demonstrates the highest quality in terms of sparkling wines.’
Gramona Celler Batlle 2002 took the podium showing greater levels of harmony and elegance. The tasters  have considered it an exceptional vintage.
Gramona III Lustros and Gramona Celler Batlle, Best Cavas of the year.
Gramona Celler Batlle 2000 chosen among the three best Spanish wines.

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Perswijn


2015 The most recognised wine magazine in the Netherlands named Gramona Celler Batlle as the best sparkling wine in a blind tasting at the “Competition of Spanish Wines”.

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Berry Bros & Rudd


One of the oldest and most prestigious wine merchants in the UK (1698), the company has been the official supplier to the Royal Family since the time of George III.

It is considered a temple to wine and has 8 Masters of Wine on its payroll.

They had never listed a cava until 2011 when they tried a Gramona cava and decided to include this category on their list, informing its select club of buyers: ‘Surprising. We have found a cava that competes with the finest Champagnes.’

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Guide of Vins de Catalunya


Enoteca 2002 Brut Nature, Best Sparkling Wine by the Vins de Catalunya Guide 2018. With this distinction, Enoteca consolidates its recognition in this guide since it was already chosen Best Sparkling Wine of the year in 2015 and Best Wine of the Guide in 2013, among all categories.

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Verema.com


The most visited Spanish-speaking winery website of the world that counts with the votes of hundreds of Internet users.

2016 Sparkling wine of the year Gramona III Lustros 2007

2014 Sparkling wine of the year Gramona Imperial 2008

2012 Gramona, winery with the best career of lasts years.
Sparkling wine of the year Gramona Celler Batlle

2010 Sparkling win of the year Gramona III Lustros

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Valor Económico


2014 VALOR ECONÓMICO, reference newspaper in Brazil.
Jorge Luckie wine expert journalist includes Gramona III Lustros and

Xarel·lo Font Jui in the section ‘best wines of the year’.

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AEPEV


Spanish Association of Wine Journalists and Writers.

The members of the AEPEV choose yearly the Best Spanish Wines and Spirits among more than 640 brands.
2017 – Gramona Imperial 2011 Best Sparkling
2016 – Gramona III Lustros Best Sparkling
2015 – Gramona Imperial magnum Best Sparkling  and Marc de  Gramona Best Spirits
2013 – III Lustros 2006 Best cava
2011 – Celler Batlle 2001 Best cava
2010 – Imperial  2004 Best cava

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El Periódico – Gourmets


The Impitoyables, the most prestigious tasting group of Catalonia – Celler Batlle, best cava for more than 30 euros. Imperial leads the category of best cava for less than 20 euros.