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To be and to do

21 October 2015|

At Gramona we have always said that the character of a wine, as with people, comes from its DNA, its genetic makeup, which in turn is influenced by the earth, its climate, its grape variety, and so on…, in short, what we now refer to as a wine’s terroir. This character is the SER (unchanging [...]

Dressing the bottles

26 January 2017|

- Weaving time -   We often underestimate the power of a smile, a look in the eyes, a kind word, an attentive listening, a sincere compliment or the smallest of gestures. Details that contain within themselves the capacity to change our way of showing ourselves to the world, and that even come to condition [...]

Aliances per la Terra: Working as a collective

27 October 2016|

To reach our objectives, it is more viable to cooperate with other people who pursue the same aims, even if their motives are different. Partnerships are essential for achieving real change. This is the first step on a long journey, establishing unions and agreements based on a common interest: our relationship with nature. Alianzas por [...]

That guide

14 July 2016|

For years That Guide used to rate Gramona as being among the best cavas, but never the best. The rule of the boss and taster at ‘That Guide’ was that cavas had to be young, fresh and fruity. No way could they attempt the exploit of long ageing like that of the iconic champagnes of [...]

1881: the beginning of a family tradition

15 December 2015|

In 1870, Phylloxera swept through the European vineyards from north to south. It took more than a decade to find a solution to this blight and many years to apply it: replanting on American rootstock, which was immune to the blight. The Pyrenees protected the Spanish vineyards from it for nearly 20 years. When Phylloxera [...]