Visit the Priorat wineries
El Priorat is a small region in the south of Catalonia with many wineries to visit. Many of these wineries, make wine in a traditional way, and have a great respect for the territory that surrounds them. This is the case of the 4 wineries that we present in this blog.
A post where you will discover:
- 4 wineries with their own history, surrounded by unique landscapes.
- 4 ways to spend the day in Priorat, savoring the best of the region.
- The peculiarities of Priorat, with interesting ideas to enjoy in the surroundings.
Are you looking for a tour to Priorat? You may be interested in a private or small group tour. With pick up and drop off from Barcelona, the tour and the wine tasting in 2 renowned wineries, and lunch in a family restaurant.
4 wineries in Priorat and Montsant
History and spirituality in Scala Dei
The Scala Dei winery is an emblematic place in Priorat. Just 1 kilometer from the Scala Dei Charterhouse, it is a mandatory stop if we visit the Priorat.
It is a winery with a long history, located at the foothill of the Montsant. A place of great spirituality, where we find the Carthusian monastery that has shared history with the winery for more than 5 centuries. We can say that it is the birthplace of wine in Priorat. A place where complex wines are made, with fresh notes and mineral flavors.
GRAN RESERVA wines in the Montsant region
Ronadelles Winery is one of the most important wineries in Priorat. It is the only winery in the DO Montsant that produces Reserva wines and the only one in the whole Priorat with Gran Reserva wines.
Its most important wine brands are Cap de Ruc wines, with great acceptance in the Catalan market; and the Jaume Giral, the premium line of the house. You can get to know these wines with a visit to the winery.
The Ronadelles winery is located in the beautiful town of Cornudella de Montsant, very close to the Montsant Natural Park. Where you can taste the Gran Reserva Jaume Giral wines. And if it was not enough, You can complement the wine tasting with a Michelin star menu at the Quatre Molins restaurant.
Landscape and nature in Poboleda
If you like to enjoy incredible views, then you will love the Mas Doix winery from Poboleda. All wine tastings are in the tasting room with the best views of the Priorat. A place to fall in love with the region.
In addition, the wines of the winery enjoy a great reputation in Spain and abroad. It is a highly recommended place for wine lovers, which you can visit on a private tour or at your own pace.
Here you can do a wine tasting with 3, 5 or 7 wines.
Avant-garde architecture in La Morera del Montsant
We finish this blog with an avant-garde winery in Morera del Montsant. A winery that is revolutionizing Priorat viticulture. By building high-density vineyards in a region where access to machinery is difficult due to its rugged terrain.
They have a very interesting offer of wine-tasting experiences: walks through the vineyards in a boogie, visits to the aging room with barrel tasting… All activities you can do throughout the year.