Ep 8: ‘Behind the Bodega Door’ | Cava Torelló | D.O Penedès

Show notes:
(00:50) Cava is not the new ‘kid on the block’.
(01:16) The region: the D.O Cava is bigger than you think! An intro to the D.O Penedes.
(03:42) Torello: A family dynasty dating back to 1395. How cava is made! In case you want to try for yourself.
(06:49) Marketing: A high end cava, 90% of which never leaves Spain. In Cataluña you don’t need a special reason to drink cava!
(08:40) Enotourism: Bringing the public closer to the world of cava
(09:26) Tasting notes: We tried two cavas: Torelló Brut Special Edition Reserva. Torelló Finca Can Martí Gran Reserva.
(11:59) Elaboration: The grapes are pampered from field to bottle. The welcome appearance of wild yeast.
(13:34) The magic happens in the bottle (Large and Small)
(14:56) Question of the day: What can cava producers do to encourage you to think of cava as an everyday wine and not just for special occasions?

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To buy the wine:

At the time of recording Cava Torelló was available in the following 16 countries: Andorra, Canada, Denmark, France, Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Mexico, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, U.K, U.S.A (New York and New Jersey)
For overseas sales contact: roso@torello.es

Meet the bodega:

Recent events:
Cavatast en Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. http://www.turismesantsadurni.com/cavatast.php
Charity Open Door event at Cavas Torelló (12 October 2017)
Check social media for future events.

Bodega: Cava Torelló
Location: Sant Sadurní d’Anoia
Host: Rosó Gabarró (Export Manager)
Date visited:12 September 2017

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