(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:
Bodega: Cava Guilera
Location: Lavern Subirats
Hosts: Pere and Marta Guilera
Date visited: 13 September 2017